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Articles tagged Gawker Media (41)

For the price, the Times is getting one of the real bootstrapped success stories in the past decade of digital media — and a toehold in a growing e-commerce revenue stream.
Gawker Media has filed for bankruptcy, saying it cannot pay the $140 million awarded to Hulk Hogan in a lawsuit funded by Peter Thiel. The company is putting itself up for sale, with an offer already in from Ziff Davis.
Rather than create geographic diversity, digital news has pushed the industry into a few tight clusters. That has real impacts on the journalism we get.
“The specific goal I told them was to alienate the local readership”: The new startup from former Gawker editor A.J. Daulerio is taking an irreverent and investigative approach to local news.