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Devastated by Lawsuit, Gawker.com to Shut Down After 14 Years
In the wake of a devastating lawsuit and a proposed selloff of its holding company to Univision , Gawker .com will shut down next week, ending 14 years of independent -- and at times inflammatory -- publishing. A post on the news site announcing the shutdown said that “near-term plans for
Stalking, Scientology and Sex: Gawker's Biggest Moments
Founded in 2003 as a gossipy blog about Manhattan's media elite, Gawker pioneered the irreverent tone we now call "snark" that has become ubiquitous online
Univision to Buy Gawker Media
In the wake of a lawsuit, Gawker Media has agreed to sell the company to Univision , according to Nick Denton, Gawker's founder. A source familiar with the deal told ABC News that the agreed price is $135 million. "I am pleased that our employees are protected and will continue their work under new
Gawker Founder Nick Denton Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Gawker Media founder Nick Denton today filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to protect his personal assets from former wrestler Hulk Hogan , according to paperwork obtained by ABC News. Denton owes $125 million to Hogan, according to his bankruptcy filing, which helps keep Hogan from collecting on his
Kanye West in Bed With Donald Trump, Taylor Swift in New Music Video
The rapper's new music video for "Famous" portrayed 11 celebrities sleeping alongside him in the nude.
Gawker Media Files for Bankruptcy to Block Hulk Hogan From Seizing Its Assets
Lawyers for Gawker are looking into whether it was legal for Peter Thiel to bankroll Hogan's case.
Gawker Files for Bankruptcy After Hulk Hogan Lawsuit
The gossip website files for bankruptcy protection after the $140 million verdict in the Hogan sex tape case.
Gawker Media Enters Into Purchase Agreement With Ziff Davis After Filing Bankruptcy
Shortly after Gawker Media filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy today, the media company announced that it had entered into an asset purchase agreement with Ziff Davis, a global digital media company that is a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc. During the sale process, Gawker Media's seven media brands will
A History of Peter Thiel's Feud With Gawker
After wide speculation earlier this week, tech mogul Peter Thiel admitted Wednesday night to financially backing Hulk Hogan 's invasion of privacy lawsuit against Gawker , which resulted in a $140 million award in damages for the retired wrestler. The website published a sex tape involving Hogan,