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Can you fact-check a twerking video?
Josh Benton of the Nieman Journalism Lab writes in, asking for a 2014 prediction for the world of news.
Gift Guide: Jezebel Edition
To make sure everyone buys everyone the best gifts ever, this year Gawker has divided the universe of potential gift recipients into readers of our Gawker Media brother and sister sites.
Gift Guide: Kotaku Edition
Merry Christmas. Or not. Whatever winter holiday you celebrate, you probably do it by substituting love and kindness with cheap plastic garbage wrapped in pretty paper.
Silicon Alley Insider
The World's Most Controversial Viral Site Posted A Great Defense Of Itself
Upworthy, a site dedicated to viral content, has become the newest punching bag for reporters from new media, and old media.
The New York Observer
Joel Johnson Named Editorial Director At Gawker
Joel Johnson has been named editorial director of Gawker Media. Nick Denton announced the appointment this afternoon, according to Gawker editor in chief John Cook.
Joel Johnson named Gawker Media's editorial director
Joel Johnson, who founded Consumerist and has edited Gawker Media properties Gizmodo and Kotaku, will be Gawker Media's editorial director.
Nick Denton unleashes the hate on BuzzFeed and Upworthy
The UpTake: You wouldn't expect Nick Denton of Gawker Media to mince words when it comes to rivals like Upworthy and BuzzFeed.
Washington Square News
Anna Holmes, NYU alumnus and creator of Jezebel.com, speaks at journalism school
Students gathered to hear Arthur J. Carter Journalism Institute Professor Alexis Gelber interview jezebel.com founder Anna Holmes on Nov. 25. Holmes, a NYU alumna, is an acclaimed writer whose website, jezebel.com, was launched in 2007.
Silicon Alley Insider
Gawker Chief Nick Denton Says He Has A Cure For Internet Trolls
In conversation with Business Insider Editor-in-Chief Henry Blodget at Ignition 2013 in New York, Gawker Media boss Nick Denton laid out how to get love - and avoid trolls - on his extremely popular blog network.
Toronto Mayor May Take A Crack At Florida
During a Toronto City Council meeting Wednesday, Mayor Rob Ford said he had bought illegal drugs while serving as the city's mayor.
Gawker Media Ad Paints Accurate Blogging Picture
It's not so much the words that caught our eye in this NYC editorial fellow job ad , though some of those are notable as well.