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Author Of Gawker's Hulk Hogan Sex Tape Story Speaks Out

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 07.28.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Hulk Hogan came under fire recently after tapes of him making racist remarks were leaked, doing little to bolster his reputation amid h...

A.J. Daulerio: Gawker Can Only Get Nicer If Nick Denton Leaves

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 07.28.2015 | Media

Gawker's ambitions to become a more gentle site can't happen in the hands of founder and CEO Nick Denton, the site's former editor-in-chief&...

Was Kasich Trumped? Was Kerry Corker-ed?

Mark Green | Posted 07.27.2015 | Media
Mark Green

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Shrum and Christie discuss whether John Kasich got overshadowed this week and if the GOP has "crazies" in the base (McCain's word) or simply has "a crazy base." Also: Senate Republicans go off on Kerry over Iran -- was he "fleeced" or do they believe in "unicorns?"

Is It Ever Acceptable For The Media To 'Out' Someone?

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.24.2015 | Gay Voices

Gawker is still reeling from the controversy surrounding a post, which has since been removed from the site, that revealed a male Cond&...

Gawker.com Is Coming Back, But Gawker Media May Not Be

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.27.2015 | Media

Gawker.com will "reboot" on Monday, a week and a half after publishing a widely decried article outing a married media executive, ...

The ‘Gawker Tax’ Is Getting Too High, Denton Tells His Staff

Capital New York | Kelly Chen | Posted 07.22.2015 | Media
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  Gawker Media is a business. That's the message that C.E.O. Nick Denton had for his editorial employees yesterday, and it's a message that he r...

Gawker Writer Rich Juzwiak Says Company Is 'In A Total Meltdown'

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 07.23.2015 | Media

The tension between Gawker's editorial staff and senior management hasn't subsided in the wake of Monday's resignations by Tommy C...

Glenn Greenwald Calls Gawker's Outing Of Condé Nast CFO 'Despicable'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.23.2015 | Media

Journalist Glenn Greenwald joined HuffPost Live Wednesday to weigh in on a controversial Gawker article that outed a married Cond&eacut...

Why I Wouldn't Have Taken Down Gawker's Controversial Story

Amanda Gutterman | Posted 07.20.2015 | Media
Amanda Gutterman

As the news moves from print to online, we talk about all kinds of shifts, but we don't speak often enough about how we issue corrections. News sites should be accountable. That means not just taking things down.

Meltdown At Gawker: 2 Top Editors Resign After Pathetic Story Is Pulled

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.20.2015 | Media

Two of Gawker's top editors have resigned following a massive media storm that resulted in the outing of a Condé Nast executive and the s...

Meltdown At Gawker As Top Editors Resign

Gawker | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 07.20.2015 | Media
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Tommy Craggs, the executive editor of Gawker Media, and Max Read, the editor-in-chief of Gawker.com, are resigning from the company....

Gawker Removes Controversial Post After Huge Backlash

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.17.2015 | Media

Gawker on Friday removed a controversial story about a media executive soliciting a male escort who later attempted to extort him, after the deci...

Gawker's Outing Of Condé Nast's CFO Is Gay-Shaming, Not Journalism

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 07.21.2015 | Media

UPDATE: 2:35 p.m. -- Gawker founder Nick Denton said on Friday that the post had been taken down, saying that publishing it "is a decision I regr...

Anyone Else Think James Franco Should Sue the Hell Out of Gawker?

Larry Womack | Posted 07.17.2015 | Media
Larry Womack

Gawker manufactured a story that accused someone of rape -- not to mention other intimate partner abuse -- apparently for clicks and giggles, then delivered it over four posts spaced more than a month apart. The author has since admitted that this was all baseless.

Dave Jamieson

Salon Editorial Employees Announce Plans To Unionize

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.02.2015 | Media

Just weeks after writers and editors at Gawker Media unionized, the editorial employees of Salon Media Group announced that they intend to join the sa...

What Do Gawker and the New York Times Have in Common?

David Sable | Posted 06.22.2015 | Media
David Sable

Clearly, just being "digital" is no longer enough to distinguish anyone (digital is everything...) and the self-imposed constrictions that digibabble thinking forced onto so many is outmoded, outdated and, frankly, future-limiting

Gawker Founder: 'We Have A Revolution Coming'

The New York Times | Posted 06.15.2015 | Media

“I’m pretty sure we have a revolution coming,” said Nick Denton, founder and chief executive of Gawker Media. “It’s not 100 percent guarante...

Collective Bargaining in the Digital Workplace

Lowell Peterson | Posted 06.08.2015 | Media
Lowell Peterson

As Gawker's writers have demonstrated, organizing in digital media is a real option, not an abstraction or a fantasy. People who do this work really can come together for their own common good.

Alexander C. Kaufman

Gawker Media Votes To Unionize In Historic Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business

NEW YORK -- Gawker Media is unionizing. The landslide 80-27 vote for collective bargaining makes the New York-based publisher of Gawker, Jezebel an...

Employees At Gawker Announce Effort To Unionize

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 04.16.2015 | Media

Employees at gossip site Gawker are trying to unionize, the site’s Hamilton Nolan announced in a post Thursday. A "large group" of editorial staffer...

Gabriel Arana

BuzzFeed's Journalism #FAIL: Publisher Deletes Post Critical Of Dove

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Arana | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media

*** UPDATED *** It’s one of the cardinal rules of journalism: Once you publish something, there’s no taking it back (at least not without a cor...

Gawker Files FOIA Lawsuit Against U.S. State Department For Access To Clinton Aide's Emails

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.17.2015 | Media

Gawker Media is suing the U.S. State Department under the Freedom of Information Act for access to emails between former Deputy Assistant Secretary of...

Public Shaming on the Internet

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 05.11.2015 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

In an age when interpersonal communication is primarily driven by digital technology, it is indisputable that bullying is already back -- and that it has taken the form of digital public shaming.

Jonathan Chait Responds To Gawker's Spa Offer

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 01.28.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Jonathan Chait became enemy No. 1 of many on the internet Tuesday after New York magazine published his political-correctness opus, titled "Not A Very...

Former New Republic Senior Editor Slams Owner Chris Hughes

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 12.10.2014 | Media

The resignation of two of The New Republic's top editors last week sparked a massive exodus at the publication. Former employees, including senior edi...