Toronto mayor denies smoking crack cocaine
"Absolutely not true... It's ridiculous," Ford told reporters gathered outside his west Toronto house, before driving off in his SUV.
Thu May 16, 2013
Webutante Ball Founder on the Tenets of a Great Internet Party
What makes a good Internet party? Typically free booze and awesome people. But there's so much more to planning an epic Internet party, and for those deets, I turned to Webutante Ball founder Richard Blakeley .
Mon May 13, 2013
In Fortune, even Web publishers that say they're profitable don't share revenues
Fast Company JP Mangalindan looks at the financial health of Web publishers like The Huffington Post, Gawker Media and BuzzFeed.
Fri May 10, 2013
Hulk Hogan -- I'm WIPING My Sex Tape from the Internet
Hulk Hogan is committing Internet genocide on his sex tape ... systematically seeking out and removing ALL copies of the XXX footage from the web, TMZ has learned.
Wed May 08, 2013
The New York Observer
Deadspin's Emma Carmichael Will Replace Edith Zimmerman at The Hairpin
Gawker Media's Emma Carmichael will take the reins at The Hairpin from founding editor Edith Zimmerman, who is stepping down after running the site since it launched in October 2010.
Dr. Phil sues Gawker Media over Manti Te'o hoax interview
Phil McGraw's production company, Peteski Productions, has sued Gawker Media for publishing footage from Dr.
Mon May 06, 2013
Dr. Phil Sues Gawker for Copyright Infringement
The suit claims that the TV therapist's interview with the Manti Te'o hoaxster suffered in the ratings after footage was posted early to Deadspin.com. Phil McGraw 's production company has filed suit against Gawker Media for posting footage of the TV therapist's Dr.
Want a job at Gawker Media? You can get a head start by being a regular commenter
The new weekend editor at Gawker's auto-focused Jalopnik blog got hired because he was a knowledgeable commenter on the site, an example of how the feedback loop between writers and readers can pay off for blogs.
Sun May 05, 2013
Cookie Stuffing; Programmatic Spikes
Wed May 01, 2013
Amazon broadens its media terrain with novella-length Kindle Singles
Author Susan Orlean's newest project is a combination of her lifelong obsession with animals and her more recent side job as a technology junkie: "Animalish," will be published exclusively by Amazon as one of its Kindle Singles.
Nick Denton in Fleshbot Payment Dispute
Nick Denton wants his porn money. The head of Gawker Media has filed papers with New York's Supreme Court claiming that he still hasn't been paid for the sale of Fleshbot, the porntastic site that used to be under the Gawker umbrella.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Gawker And Jezebel Were Down Today [UPDATE]
The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. Gawker Media's other sites, including Gizmodo, io9 and Kotaku, remained live.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Silicon Valley Watcher
ValleyWag Wrong On Arrington
Sam Biddle at ValleyWag from Gawker Media, confidently predicted that for the first time in five years, Mike Arrington, the co-founder of Techcrunch Disrupt conference, would not make an appearance at this year's New York conference.
Hulk Hogan Wants Gawker Punished for Disobeying Court Order
Last week, a Florida judge granted Hogan's request for a temporary restraining order.
The New York Observer
Adam Clark Estes Is Going to Gizmodo
Adam Clark Estes is leaving Vice and The Atlantic Wire for Gizmodo, Gawker Media's gadget blog.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
A Judge Told Us to Take Down Our Hulk Hogan Sex Tape Post. We Won't.
Yesterday the Hon. Pamela A.M. Campbell, a circuit court judge in Pinellas County, Fla., issued an order compelling Gawker to remove from the internet a video of Hulk Hogan fucking his friend's ex-wife, as well as a 1,400-word narrative of the video written by former Gawker editor A.J. Daulerio and 466 user-submitted comments.