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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...

Hulk Hogan To Be Creditor In Gawker Bankruptcy

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.24.2016 | Media

By Jessica DiNapoli NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose lawsuit against Gawker Media LLC precipitated its bankruptcy, ...

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.

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...

A Who's Who of Trump's Surrogates

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Don't worry. Donald has lots of prominent Americans, representing a broad and diverse spectrum of America, who've endorsed him and can be expected to campaign for him. Here's just a few of those who are likely to stump for Trump. With these folks in his corner, how can he lose?

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."

Nick Denton: Peter Thiel Is A ‘Thin-Skinned Billionaire'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 05.26.2016 | Media

Gawker Media founder Nick Denton slammed tech billionaire Peter Thiel on Thursday for bankrolling lawsuits that could cripple the digital news operati...

Gawker Didn't 'Out' Peter Thiel -- Nor Did It Wrong Him in Any Way

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

There's little sympathy in the world right now for Gawker, which has engaged in questionable and egregious reporting, but Thiel has a lot confused here.

Tech Billionaire Backed Hulk Hogan’s Sex Tape Lawsuit

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 05.25.2016 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Peter Thiel is helping wrestler Hulk Hogan bankroll his lawsuit against Gawker Media, according to a re...

Report: Silicon Valley Billionaire Has Been Secretly Funding Hulk Hogan's Lawsuits Against Gawker

Forbes | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.24.2016 | Technology

One of Silicon Valley’s best-known investors has been footing a former wrestler’s legal bills in lawsuits against a shared enemy....

Listen To Audio Of Hulk Hogan's Racist Rant

Death And Taxes | Justin Block | Posted 04.14.2016 | Sports

In the months after The National Enquirer broke the story that one of two Hulk Hogan/Heather Clem sex tapes not sent to Gawker revealed the Hulkster g...

From Chance to Choice to Court

Dov Fox | Posted 05.25.2016 | Technology
Dov Fox

The likes of voluntary sterilization and embryo screening give people who can afford them greater measures of control over procreation.Except, that is, when reproductive professionals make mistakes that frustrate efforts to pursue or avoid pregnancy or parenthood.

Why Hulk vs. Gawker Is Not About Privacy vs. Free Speech

Mary Anne Franks | Posted 03.23.2016 | Media
Mary Anne Franks

The high-profile case of Hulk Hogan (real name Terry Bollea) against Gawker Media has prompted a flood of headlines, thinkpieces and blog posts characterizing the conflict between the two parties as "privacy versus free speech." This characterization misunderstands both concepts and obscures the important issues at stake in the case, whatever its ultimate outcome might be.

Nick Denton: 'It Is Clear' Hulk Hogan Sued Gawker To Hide His Own

Gawker | Whitney Snyder | Posted 03.22.2016 | Media

I had suspicions, but it it is now clear that Hogan’s lawsuit was a calculated attempt to prevent Gawker, or anyone else who might obtain evidence o...

Gawker Slapped With $25 Million Punitive Damages Over Hulk Hogan Sex Tape

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 03.21.2016 | Media

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida jury awarded punitive damages totaling $25 million on Monday in a second blow to Gawker, coming on top of t...

What The Hulk Hogan Verdict Means For Freedom Of The Press

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.19.2016 | Media

A lewd, muscular, mustachioed wrestling hero in a sex tape with the wife of his best friend -- a man named Bubba "The Love Sponge" Clem. It's no doubt...

Gawker's Wikipedia Pages Get Trolled In Wake Of Hulk Hogan Verdict

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.19.2016 | Media

The Wikipedia entries for Gawker and Gawker Media were trolled Friday night with mocking imagery, links and text following a Florida jury's $115 milli...

Jury Awards Hulk Hogan $115 Million In Gawker Sex Tape Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.19.2016 | Media

A Florida jury has sided with Hulk Hogan in the lawsuit the former professional wrestler filed against Gawker Media, awarding him $115 million in dama...

Hulk Hogan And Gawker Brace For Verdict In Sex Tape Case

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 03.18.2016 | Media

By Jared Leone ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Reuters) - Lawyers for Hulk Hogan urged a Florida jury on Friday to hit the website Gawker with tens of millions ...

Hulk Hogan's Lawsuit Against Gawker Is About Much More Than A Sex Tape

Len Niehoff | Posted 03.16.2016 | Media
Len Niehoff

You probably know that former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan is suing Gawker for $100 million for posting a video that included a brief snippet of him having sex with a friend's wife. And the fact that you probably know this helps explain why this is an important case and why Hulk Hogan has no claim.

Gawker Editor Gives Graphic Account Of Hulk Hogan Sex Tape

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 03.15.2016 | Media

Gawker founder Nick Denton read out a graphic account of the acts shown in a sex tape featuring wrestling celebrity Hulk Hogan in a Florida courtroom ...

Gawker Reveals Where It Drew The Line On Celebrity Sex Tapes

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.11.2016 | Media

A former Gawker editor flippantly explained on the third day of testimony in Hulk Hogan's lawsuit that he had a low bar for publishing graphic images ...

Awkward Hulk Hogan Testimony In Sex Tape Lawsuit Against Gawker

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.09.2016 | Media

This may be hard to believe, but Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media over a leaked sex tape got even more uncomfortable Tuesday during the forme...

Star's Powerful Penis Rises Up Against Homophobia In Pro Wrestling

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 03.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Pollo Del Mar

The internet knows the power of Joey Ryan's penis. Before signing to cable's Lucha Underground earlier this year, professional wrestling's "King of Sl...

Pro Wrestling's Ethan Carter, III: Total Nonstop Action's New PopTV Deal Will Showcase Homegrown Talent

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 12.09.2015 | Sports
Pollo Del Mar

Don't look for high-profile roster additions when Total Nonstop Action's IMPACT Wrestling debuts live on PopTV Jan. 5, 2016. Instead, says former Worl...