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Kellyanne Conway Refuses To Say Whether Trump Family Will Stop Suing The Media

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

Rachel Maddow grilled Kellyanne Conway on Thursday about how President-elect Donald Trump, his family and his administration plan to treat the media. ...

Does Peter Thiel Know Who Invented Email?

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.04.2016 | Politics

Peter Thiel is a pretty big deal in Silicon Valley and among the world’s tech elites. He was a co-founder of PayPal, became an important early inves...

Gawker Settles Peter Thiel-Funded Lawsuit With Hulk Hogan

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.04.2016 | Media

After a protracted, yearslong legal battle, Gawker has settled with Hulk Hogan. The notoriously snarky (and now defunct) website had been under fire s...

Gawker May Be Dead, But Gawken Is Giving Us Life

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 09.14.2016 | Comedy

When one great website dies, another one emerges from the ashes. After Gawker shut down because of Hulk Hogan and billionaire PayPal co-founder Peter ...

What Does a Newspaper Stand For?

David Sable | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business
David Sable

DIGIBABBLE is being taken to a new high... The Newspaper Association of America, the trade group that has represented the interests of major newspape...

Univision Deletes Gawker Posts Amid Legal Pressure

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.10.2016 | Media

Sept 10 - Univision Communications Inc said on Saturday it has deleted postings subject to active litigation against Gawker Media Group Inc to create...

No, Peter Thiel Didn't Win Any War Against 'Outing' -- And He Never Will

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Sexual orientation is about who you are, how you see the world and how you identify, not about your private sexual activity. And if you are public about it as a public person to a wide circle, it should be something reportable.

10 Stories That Made Gawker Infamous

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 08.18.2016 | Media

By now you know that Gawker.com is shuttering. The announcement Thursday comes after Gawker Media filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in June as a result ...

Gawker Media Was Saved, But Gawker.com Is Over

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.18.2016 | Media

Gawker.com, which punctured the egos of media executives and celebrities and injected a much-imitated snarky tone into internet writing, will shut dow...

Univision Buying Gawker Media For $135 Million

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.17.2016 | Media

Spanish-language broadcaster and digital publisher Univision is buying Gawker Media for $135 million, a deal that will end the digital publisher’s 1...

Peter Thiel Gives Bizarre Defense Of His Crusade Against Gawker

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 08.16.2016 | Media

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel passionately justified his financial support for lawsuits against Gawker Media in a New York Times column on Monday, say...

Gawker Has Lost Its Mind And It's Glorious

Zac Thompson | Posted 08.10.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

We can now measure the direct effects of Hulkamania running wild on a website.

Gawker Media Founder Faces Personal Bankruptcy After Court Ruling

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business

Gawker Media LLC founder Nick Denton faces personal bankruptcy after a U.S. judge refused on Tuesday to extend protections shielding him from liabilit...

How Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton And Hulk Hogan Threaten Freedom Of The Press

Bill Blum | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
Bill Blum

This time, in the continuing shadow of 9/11 and the never-ending war on terror abroad and at home, the dangers come not only from the expanded operations of government agencies like the NSA and FBI, but from the ambitions of both presumptive presidential nominees.

Report: Peter Thiel's Lawyer Going After Gawker For Story On Trump's Hair

Gawker | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.14.2016 | Media

One day after the Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel revealed his clandestine legal attack on Gawker Media to the New York Times, Gawker reporter ...

Report: Gawker Exploring Lawsuit Against Peter Thiel

Forbes | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.10.2016 | Media

Gawker Media is exploring options for litigation against Peter Thiel following the billionaire venture capitalist’s secret funding of lawsuits again...

Gawker Files For Bankruptcy

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 06.10.2016 | Media

Gawker Media has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The filing lists the company's assets as between $50 and $100 million and says its liabil...

Report: Gawker Has Received ‘Multiple’ $100 Million-Plus Bids

The Wrap | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.03.2016 | Media
Read More: Gawker, Media News

Nick Denton’s embattled site has garnered major acquisition interest, an individual with knowledge of the company tells TheWrap...

Peter Thiel v. Gawker: Who Should We Fear More?

Frederick O Daso | Posted 06.02.2016 | Media
Frederick O Daso

Who should we fear more? Media companies who could potentially violate our privacy as individuals by posting intimate moments with our loved ones and friends for all to "gawk" at?

Does Facebook Believe in Privacy?

Carrie Lukas | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Carrie Lukas

Facebook users should be concerned if the company is so committed to the perspective of content creators that it cannot tolerate its board members even being involved in the exploration of an issue.

Jeff Bezos Tells Peter Thiel to 'Develop a Thick Skin' About Being 'Outed.' He's 100 Percent Right.

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

"I would say that as a public figure, the best defense to speech that you don't like about yourself as a public figure is to develop a thick skin," Bezos said. "If you absolutely can't tolerate critics, then don't do anything new or interesting."

Sheryl Sandberg: Peter Thiel Will Stay On Facebook's Board

CNNMoney | Adam Goldberg | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business

Peter Thiel's seat on Facebook's board is not in jeopardy, despite the tech entrepreneur's secret legal campaign against Gawker Media, Sheryl Sandberg...

Jeff Bezos Warns That Revenge Against Gawker Is Pointless

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 06.01.2016 | Media

Jeff Bezos did not mince words when throwing shade on fellow tech billionaire Peter Thiel over his war with media company Gawker. “Seek revenge and ...

How Peter Thiel’s Gawker Battle Could Open A War Against The Press

The New Yorker | Paul Vale | Posted 05.31.2016 | Media
Read More: Gawker, Media News

Probably the most important case in American press law is New York Times Co. v. Sullivan (1964), in which the Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, ...

Tech Titans Push Back Against 'Click Bait Journalists'

The New York Times | Paul Vale | Posted 05.28.2016 | Media
Read More: Gawker, Media News

SAN FRANCISCO — After the news that one of Silicon Valley’s stars secretly funded a lawsuit to bring down a gossip site, the overwhelming response...