Private equity bought Deadspin. It didn't work out.

Nov 1, 2019
The website, once the go-to for sports and culture, is now a shell of its former self.
Deadspin is effectively deceased.
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Univision plus Gawker adds up to what?

Aug 17, 2016
The Spanish-language network wants more young bilingual viewers
An Univision presenter stands in front of TV cameras. 
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The billion-dollar RNC question: What is Peter Thiel doing there?

Jul 21, 2016
Peter Thiel is an odd pairing with Donald Trump — but maybe less odd than it seems.
Peter Thiel participates in a panel discussion at the New York Times 2015 DealBook Conference.
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After Hulk Hogan sex tape suit, Gawker files for bankruptcy

Jun 10, 2016
The digital media company is up for sale after a $140 million judgement
ST PETERSBURG, FL - Terry Bollea, aka Hulk Hogan, testifies in court during his trial against Gawker Media at the Pinellas County Courthouse on March 8, 2016 in St Petersburg, Florida. Bollea is taking legal action against Gawker for releasing a video of him having sex with his best friends wife.
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Silicon Valley is under a harsh spotlight

May 25, 2016
The tech industry's top names come under scrutiny.
Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel speaks with Caroline Daniel from the Financial Times at the 2014 Web Summit in 2014. Recent reports say the prominent tech leader has been bankrolling Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against online publication Gawker.
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Hulk Hogan awarded $115 million in Gawker case

Mar 18, 2016
The wrestler sued for violation of privacy after the site published a sex tape.
Terry Bollea, aka Hulk Hogan, testifies in court during his trial against Gawker Media at the Pinellas County Courthouse on March 8, 2016 in St Petersburg, Florida.
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A kinder, gentler Gawker?

Jul 27, 2015
After a rocky few weeks, the blog tries a reboot.

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Gawker Media faced with anonymous trolls

Aug 13, 2014
Editors at Gawker criticize parent company for inaction towards trolls.

Popular Science has enough of anti-science trolls

Sep 25, 2013
Many websites look at comments as potential profit -- engagement with readers that attracts more readers. But Popular Science is getting rid of them.

Reddit, Gawker, trolling, and the dangers of online anonymity

Oct 15, 2012
Gawker journalist Adrian Chen outed a man known for online "trolling" on the website Reddit and started a discussion about free speech online.