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Nick Denton Is Coming Back, But Gawker Media May Not Be

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.27.2015 | Media will "reboot" on Monday, a week and a half after publishing a widely decried article outing a married media executive, ...

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.

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...

Michael Calderone

Gawker Says Publishing Hulk Hogan's Sex Tape Was 'Good Journalism' | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.03.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Gawker founder Nick Denton treks to St. Petersburg, Florida, to fight a $100 million lawsuit brought by Hulk Hogan, he’ll argue tha...

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...

Gawker Hacked

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Gawker Media Inc. is urging subscribers to change their passwords because someone has managed to hack into the company's user database. ...

Nick Denton's Five Unintended Lessons for Corporate Bloggers

Tom Johansmeyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tom Johansmeyer

Often forgotten in the blogosphere, corporate blogs tend to be marketing or customer care tools that are launched and managed by companies. These blogs, appropriately, exist to advance a company in accordance with its strategy and growth objectives.

Steve Jobs at 'D': When You're an App, You're an App All the Way

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jesse Kornbluth

If Apple's made the right bet, the desktop computer I've been tethered to for the last 25 years may go the way of the typewriter. Bill Gates? Suddenly he seems like an iconic figure from the distant past, the Edison of computing.

From Pulitzer to Murdoch - The Newspaper Guys and Beyond

Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Taylor

The age of "the newspaper guys" might be ending, but the media moguls will live on.

25 Bloggers You Wish You Were Reading

Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rachel Sklar

Remember when the web used to be about following links to someone's cool blogspot site? Now it's all about the world of ultra-ultra-niche or the secret gems that the big sites troll daily for their unique takes.

Eat the (New) Press: Breakfast at Balthazar's

Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sharon Waxman

It was 9:30, and the vibe was laid-back-about-to-inherit-the-power-from-those-big-money media-moguls-uptown-we-can-wait-a-month.

Nick Denton: A Third of Gawker Media Posts Are Video Centric: NYT's David Carr Explains the Power of the Moving Image

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Plesser

Gawker's extraordinary degree of video integration into news reporting and blogging is a big deal and very exciting.

Gawker Folds Defamer, Rolls It Into Flagship Site

AllThingsD | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Here's what should be the last step in Nick Denton's slimdown of his Gawker Media empire: The blog network is taking its LA-based Defamer site and rol...

Valleywag Folded Into Gawker

Forbes | Brian Caulfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Face-stabbing, apparently, isn't a formula for a successful stand-alone tech news outlet in tough economic times. Owen Thomas, managing editor of Sil...

Gawker Lays Off 19 Editorial Workers

Silicon Alley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Two weeks ago, Nick Denton hosted a party on the top of his newish Gawker offices, where he told us he was "disaster planning." Here's what that looks...

Droll Models: Is Being Drunk and "Slutty" Empowering?

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

There's been an awful lot of negative press aimed at the House of Gawker over the past year or so, and even the most unctuous of Nick Denton apologists would have to admit that quite a bit of it is well-deserved.

Cody Willard: "I Don't Have Any Idea What I'm Doing"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ETP caught up with affable Fox Business "Happy Hour" host Cody Willard last night at the Financial Times' 5th annual "Meet the FT" party at the Top of...

Nick Denton, Gawker Media, Ditch Wonkette

Silicon Alley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Gawker Media boss Nick Denton is "rationalizing" his blog business by spinning off three underperforming sites: Wonkette, Gridskipper and Idolator. Th...

Gawker Boss Denton Fascinated By Sex Life Of Former Editor

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I am not sure exactly what the significance of Nick Denton's latest epic blog post about former editor Emily Gould is except to prove that he's maybe ...

Michael Arrington: Nick Denton Is "Amoral" | Lloyd Grove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Nobody is more obsessed with the doings of Silicon Valley than Michael Arrington, whose 2½-year-old website,, has become an internatio...

Gawker Loses Another As Denton Fires Reporter

New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Gawker media reporter Maggie Shnayerson was laid off last night. Nick Denton, managing editor of the site and owner of parent company Gawker Media, co...

Nick Denton: Gawker Commenters Are My Interns

Gothamist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Attention Gawker commenters: Nick Denton needs you to pick up his dry cleaning. Though it sounds too good to be true, it seems that eager young Gawker...

Another Gawker Media Staff Shake-Up: Wonkette Editor Fired

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In yet another staff shake-up at Gawker media, Wonkette associate editor Megan Carpentier was let go from the popular political site on Friday. Carpen...

NYT Wonders: Has Gawker Jumped The Snark?

New York Times | Allen Salkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"THE ideal Gawker item," Nick Denton, the owner of Gawker Media, wrote in an instant message last month to a prospective hire, "is something triggered...