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  1. Hulk Hogan Wants to Assess Whether Gawker's Nick Denton Is Really IndispensableRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... final judgment in favor of Hulk Hogan in the invasion-of-privacy lawsuit over the posting of a sex tape, Gawker Media filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy . The media company also brought an adversary case against its legal foes as part of an effort to ...

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  2. Left field or an HBO home run from Bill Simmons?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... of humor and gut-feeling analysis sounded like nobody else covering sports online. Now entire websites, such as Gawker Media's Deadspin and Vox Media's SBNation, have followed in his wake. But his style is not universally beloved - his critics are ...

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  3. Hulk Hogan Appointed to Gawker Unsecured Creditors CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | News Max

    Hulk Hogan, whose invasion-of-privacy lawsuit drove Gawker Media LLC into bankruptcy, was named to the official committee of unsecured creditors in the web company's Chapter 11 case. The former pro-wrestler is listed under his real name, Terry Gene Bollea, on the roster of committee members filed Friday in Manhattan bankruptcy court by the U.S. Trustee, who chooses members of the panel.

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  4. Former wrestler Hulk Hogan to serve on Gawker creditor committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Reuters

    Terry Bollea, aka Hulk Hogan, testifies in court during his trial against Gawker Media, in St Petersburg, Florida March 8, 2016. Hogan testified on Tuesday he no longer was ''the same person I was before'' following personal setbacks and the humiliation suffered when the... Former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose lawsuit against Gawker Media LLC precipitated its bankruptcy, will serve on the committee of unsecured creditors, according to a court filing.

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  5. Hulk Hogan Appointed to Gawker Unsecured Creditors Committee an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Bloomberg

    Hulk Hogan, whose invasion-of-privacy lawsuit drove Gawker Media LLC into bankruptcy, was named to the official committee of unsecured creditors in the web company's Chapter 11 case. The former pro-wrestler is listed under his real name, Terry Gene Bollea, on the roster of committee members filed Friday in Manhattan bankruptcy court by the U.S. Trustee, who chooses members of the panel.

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  6. Summer Is Over: Gawker's Dew Boy Sam Biddle Is Bongin' No MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Gawker

    Today, after six years at Gawker Media, Sam "Bring Back Bullying" Biddle's reign of terror is finally over. We will all miss him dearly.

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  7. BuzzFeed Motion Pictures Needs to Unionize ASAPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Gawker

    ... is that television and film are deeply unionized. New media organizations are not, though that is changing. Gawker Media , Vice , Huffington Post and Salon are some the web native publications that have unionized in the last year. Our ranks are ...

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  8. Nick Denton Revealed His Standard for 'Outing' PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Advocate

    The gay Gawker Media founder discussed the politics of reporting on a person's sexual orientation in a Wednesday interview with Time . The outlet had asked Denton if he had a "rosebud," a term the media mogul defined as "something driving" his career in media.

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  9. Mother Jones and Gawker Media both have rich enemies who want to sue the pants off themRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Re/code

    The most troubling thing about Peter Thiel's efforts to destroy Gawker Media is that he has, as Felix Salmon put it , created a "blueprint" for how rich people can kill publications they don't like. Mother Jones, the liberal magazine famous for breaking the Mitt Romney "47 percent" recordings in 2012 , has already found itself on the receiving end of such an effort.

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  10. Nick Denton Says No Gawker Story Was Ever as Inaccurate as NYT...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | SFGate

    ... at the conclusion of the war, but several reports since then have indicated that they did exist at some point. Gawker Media filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month after being hit with a $140 million verdict in the Peter Thiel-funded ...

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  11. The Wirecutter founder Brian Lam: Steve Jobs "literally caught me with my pants down"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Re/code

    ... at telling the story of when he made Steve Jobs furious. In 2010, Lam was the editor in chief of Gizmodo, the Gawker Media-owned tech blog that obtained and wrote about an Apple iPhone 4, months before the company had announced the hotly anticipated ...

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  12. Gawker Founder Nick Denton on Peter Thiel, 'Conflict and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Time

    Recently, you had a $140 million judgment against Gawker Media , declared bankruptcy and put the media empire you founded up for sale. How's your mood? Actually it's good.

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  13. Facebook splashes $50 million on Live streaming deals with celebs and mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Digital Trends

    It was no secret that the social network was offering financial incentives to its media partners, including BuzzFeed, Vox, and Gawker Media, among others, but the extent of those deals was kept under wraps, until now. Facebook has spent over $50 million on contracts with approximately 140 media companies and celebrities, reports The Wall Street Journal .

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  14. 'An octopus hopped up on Adderall': Newsrooms have a love-hate relationship with SlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | DigiDay

    ... However, it's hard to stop it from popping up on Slack." And perhaps most dramatically, as the Hulk Hogan-Gawker Media trial showed , what people say in chat rooms that might seem to be innocent workplace banter at the time can come back to haunt ...

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  15. From ESPN to HBO, can Bill Simmons liven up 'Wednesday'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Los Angeles Times

    ... of humor and gut-feeling analysis sounded like nobody else covering sports online. Now entire websites, such as Gawker Media's Deadspin and Vox Media's SBNation, have followed in his wake. But his style is not universally beloved - his critics have ...

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  16. Hulk Hogan Challenges Gawker Over Bankruptcy SaleRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | WRKO-AM Brighton

    Lawyers for Hulk Hogan say creditors of Gawker Media Group, not new owners of the online publishing operation, should have the right to sue suppliers in Gawker's bankruptcy case.

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  17. Gawker's Nick Denton Offered $35K To Star In Hulk Hogan Themed Gay Skin FlickRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Queerty

    XHampster has decided to throw salt in Gawker founder Nick Denton's wounds by offering him $35,000 to shoot a porno where he gets banged by a guy dressed as Hulk Hogan. "Gawker Media has filed for bankruptcy but porn site xHamster wants closure," the porn giant announced this week in a press release.

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  18. Why Facebook's board members are no strangers to public controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... said he was gay, Facebook was navigating a journalistic controversy of its own. Nick Denton, the founder of Gawker Media, alluded to reports that Facebook's trending news feed suppressed conservative news stories and was curated by a team of human ...

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  19. How the Gawker Media Bankruptcy Will WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Gawker

    Gawker Media has filed for bankruptcy . The specific circumstances leading to that bankruptcy are unique and bizarre .

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  20. Facebook executive coming to GOP's turfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Hill

    ... had to defend the company's association with Thiel, who is the financial backer for legal attempts to bankrupt Gawker Media and a delegate for Trump, the likely GOP presidential nominee. Some conservatives have also been suspicious of the company ...

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