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  1. Lessons of the Sony Hack: 'Anybody's Vulnerable'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Re/code

    ... the embarrassing email disclosures made public by Sony's hackers, and how it has changed their correspondence. Gawker Media publisher Nick Denton said Gawker and BuzzFeed's coverage of details of the private correspondence, including exchanges ...

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  2. Why Politico and Gawker Are Embracing QualityRead the original story

    Friday | Editor & Publisher

    For those who follow digital media, 2015 may be remembered as the Year of Quality. In New York in January, Gawker Media announced that the company would shut down the live chart on its Manhattan office wall showing how many clicks its articles were ...

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  3. Gawker Media's Nick Denton Goes It Alone: The Code/Media InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Re/code

    Gawker Media's Nick Denton is a Web publishing pioneer, but the Web publishing business isn't very sentimental. It doesn't care that you figured out how to turn blogging into a business before most people had heard of a blog.

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  4. When Using Social Media, Beware the Invisible AudienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Knowledge@Wharton

    ... Town, "Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS. Just kidding. I'm white!" Sam Biddle, editor at ValleyWag, a Gawker Media blog, re-tweeted that to his 15,000 followers. From there on, Sacco's post went viral to become the No. 1 worldwide trend on ...

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  5. Deadspin wasted a post complaining about ABC News 4 wasting time...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Charleston City Paper

    ... wasn't actually the animated Disney character, but rather a "random woman cosplaying" as Elsa. Burke , whose Gawker Media oeurvre is dotted with soccer GIF play-by-play , Kanye videos , 50 Shades jokes , and now, possibly unattributed local news ...

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  6. Gawker is having an identity crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Crain's New York Business

    Photo by Bloomberg News." data-ga-event-type="click" data-ga-event-category="Articles" data-ga-event-action="Main Photo Enlarge" data-ga-event-label="NickDenton"> "Gawker Media is currently going through a fascinating exercise in self-definition with a branding agency," Gawker founder Nick Denton said last week.

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  7. Identity Crisis at Gawker? Nick Denton's Blogging Empire Working with Branding Agency RedscoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Advertising Age

    Register to become a member today. You'll get the essential information you need to do your job better, including Gawker Media , which is battling heavily financed digital publishers like BuzzFeed and Vox for audiences and ad dollars, is working with brand-strategy agency Redscout , according to two people familiar with the matter.

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  8. What should new USPS mail trucks look like?: Morning ReportRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Linn's Stamp News

    Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. The Gawker Media site Jalopnik had a little fun with the news that the U.S. Postal Service is looking into a new truck fleet.

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  9. Gawker Mobile App, Increased Video Production Coming in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Re/code

    The owner of Gawker Media, which publishes blogs like Gawker, Deadspin and Jezebel, said his company's focus on profitability over taking on venture capital has resulted in taking a more deliberate approach than some of its peers to innovation. But for 2015, Gawker plans to pick up the pace.

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  10. Why a Former Gawker Editor Is Pushing Local News to National AudiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Street Fight

    Can offbeat local news stories attract national audiences ? Former Gawker and Deadspin editor A.J. Daulerio thinks so. He recently launched Ratter , an online tabloid centered around cities like San Francisco, backed by $1 million from Gawker Media chief Nick Denton and others.

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  11. What I Learned From David CarrRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Gawker

    ... operation after Steve bought Inside.com, and he's been a reliable friend and mentor and defender and critic of Gawker Media for most of its life-he would occasionally shit on my work , and I would occasionally shit on his . But we didn't take the ...

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  12. Journalist David Carr Dead At 58Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | TechCrunch

    ... grace and humility. In a decade of swift change in media and technology, Carr was a bellwether. His profiles of Gawker Media's Nick Denton , BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti , and others gave legitimacy and depth to the burgeoning world of online media even ...

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  13. Gawker Staffer Fights Hulk Hogan SubpoenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Courthouse News Service

    ... defenses in the originating case and due to your employment in various positions of control and influence at Gawker Media LLC, as well as your authorship of various Gawker.com articles concerning the subject matter of this litigation.'" Disputing ...

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  14. KwerkyIs aggregation a sin according to Ten Commandments?Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... their aggregation seem more "original." No matter how you view the tactic, it does not seem to be going away. Gawker Media lives on aggregation. The New York Times has even adopted it in small doses. The big question, though - Is aggregation a sin ...

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  15. How We Work, 2015: Andy Orin's Gear and Productivity TipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Lifehacker

    ... writing this in Evernote... which I tend to use when writing things outside of work. Slack . All of the Gawker Media sites now use Slack for internal communication. It's not inherently different from any other chat platform out there, but it's ...

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  16. While You Were Offline: The Internet Freaks Over the Super Bowl's Ads and Left SharkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Wired

    ... a conversation that can get rid of the idea that doing anything "like a girl" is a bad thing. What Happened: Gawker Media tricked Coca-Cola into quoting the opening of Mein Kampf on social media as part of a prank to subvert the soda company's ...

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  17. Skimlinks raises $16M to Fuel Further GrowthRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Venture Capital Access Online

    ... brought on more top publishers, including Vox Media, Time Inc and Cafemom to add to existing clients such as Gawker Media, Hearst and Conde Nast. To support this growth, Skimlinks expanded its team by 40 percent and opened a second office in the US, ...

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  18. Skimlinks racks up $16 mln Series CRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | PE Hub

    ... brought on more top publishers, including Vox Media, Time Inc and Cafemom to add to existing clients such as Gawker Media, Hearst and CondA Nast. To support this growth, Skimlinks expanded its team by 40 percent and opened a second office in ...

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  19. Skimlinks raise $16 million to bring 'comtent' to the massesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | VentureBeat

    ... the world's most prestigious digital publishers," Omari said in a press release. Customers such as Time Inc, Gawker Media, CondA Nast, Hearst Digital, and The Huffington Post use the Skimlinks platform to earn revenue and gain insights from ...

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  20. Did Harper Lee want her other novel published? Some question release's timingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Alabama Live

    ... who might have caught wind of her unpublished novel. The author has been characterized as senile and sick, Gawker Media reported , and some say that she might have been unable to understand any contract she may have signed with her publisher, ...

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