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  1. 'Twitter' microblog of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev - a new attraction for Internet usersRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Groong

    'Twitter' microblog of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev - a new attraction for Internet users 16:31 31/01/2015 >> SOCIETY Tweet of the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev where he says that the shipyard in Azerbaijan already produces ships became a subject of mockeries by the users of social networks. Editor of "Gawker Media" Michael Ballaban shared this tweet in "Jalopnik" blog, accompanying it with the following comment: "Yes, but really, does Shipyard of Azerbaijan produces ship already?" Aliyev Tweet did not leave the commentators indifferent either.


  2. Capital One swipes into L&La s 114 FifthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Real Deal

    ... South office market. The building has been hot with New York's mushrooming tech crowd, including Mashable and Gawker Media . Mastercard took roughly 58,000 square feet in the building last year, and reportedly plans to use the space for a new ...


  3. Gawker Media Generated $45 Million In Net Revenue Last Year And It's...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Editor & Publisher

    ... and everyone from the hostess to fellow diners knows who he is. Denton personally owns just under 50% of Gawker Media, a company he founded and bootstrapped in the early 2000s, before Facebook was a semi-reliable traffic hose for publishers and ...


  4. Google nets most unique visitors in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | New York Post

    ... front of CondA Digital and its 77.3 million. BuzzFeed finished the month at No. 26 with 76.8 million and Gawker Media was No. 40 with 58.8 million uniques.


  5. Send Us Your Mom's Texts and Emails About the BlizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Gawker

    ... s in the last 24 hours-please post them in the comments below. For starters, here are the loving reminders that Gawker Media staffers have received so far. From basic inquiries:


  6. Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight' shores up supporting cast as cameras rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Los Angeles Times

    ... processes in recent memory, which involved the aforementioned row about the leaked script, a legal battle with Gawker Media over alleged copyright infringement, and months of will-he, won't-he speculation.


  7. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 |

    ... Police Department has assigned police officers to guard the Manhattan offices of at least three media outlets-Gawker Media, BuzzFeed, and The Daily Beast-in direct response to the deadly shooting at the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo on January 7. ...


  8. The NYPD Is Patrolling GawkerBecause of the Charlie Hebdo AttackRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 |

    The New York City Police Department has assigned police officers to guard the Manhattan offices of at least three media outlets-Gawker Media, BuzzFeed, and The Daily Beast-in direct response to the deadly shooting at the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo on January 7. Two officers assigned to Gawker's offices in Nolita confirmed today that the N.Y.P.D. has ordered special protection of media outlets in light of the massacre. Gawker, BuzzFeed and The Daily Beast each republished several Charlie Hebdo covers depicting Mohammad.


  9. Report: NYPD Steps Up Patrols at Media OfficesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | News Max

    The NYPD has ramped up patrols outside "media companies" in New York City in the wake of the deadly terror attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly in Paris, according to a report by , citing an email to Gawker employees. Romenesko, who blogs about media stories, says that Gawker Media chief operating officer Scott Kidder sent out a warning memo to his employees shortly after noon on Thursday.


  10. NYPD Allegedly Increasing Patrols Outside Media CompaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 |

    Media blogger Jim Romenesko has obtained an internal memo circulated to Gawker Media employees by chief operating officer Scott Kidder that warns of increased NYPD patrols near media companies in light of the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack in France. In the memo, Kidder tells employees that they should expect to see increased police presence outside their building in New York City, while ensuring them that there is no specific threat against Gawker.


  11. Gawker: Using Google News Editors' Picks Increases Traffic & ReadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Search Engine Roundtable

    ... I can't comment on some of his hypotheses, glad to see his reported increase in direct, high-quality traffic to Gawker Media's best articles. Plus, he said implementation of Editors' Picks was easy."


  12. TechRadar turns to affiliate links in editorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | DigiDay

    ... is a whole other level of user service." Future isn't the first publisher to experiment with affiliate links. Gawker Media, for instance, has been putting affiliate links into stories across its portfolio of properties. It claims $52 million in ...


  13. Liberal Deadspin Blog Shocked at 'Creationist'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 |

    Via Billy Hallowell of The Blaze , we saw a recent Deadspin blog , "ESPN's Dave Pasch Outs Self As Creationist After Receiving Darwin Book." The sports blog of the sleazy liberal Gawker Media Group seemed to take issue with the fact that ESPN sportscaster Dave Pasch dismissed Charles Darwin's book The Origin of Species , given to him by fellow ESPN broadcaster Bill Walton.


  14. Gawker Media Merging Gizmodo and io9 TeamsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Editor & Publisher

    Few companies take themselves more seriously than Gawker Media. Case in point: Its announcement that Gizmodo's team is merging with io9's to form something called Future Initiative.


  15. Sex doesn't sell, apparently, at sports web sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | MarketWatch

    ... are killing Sports Illustrated. SI is about a decade removed from a time when it could afford to be retrograde. Gawker Media sports tabloid Deadspin not only celebrates its 10th birthday this year, but it's now been five years since it broke the ...


  16. Gawker Media merging Gizmodo and io9 teams into a tech super-hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | GigaOM

    Gawker Media said Thursday it is combining its tech-focused blogs - Gizmodo , which tends to focus on hardware, and the more entertainment-oriented io9 , as well as several smaller blogs like Paleofuture - into a single unit run by current io9 editor Annalee Newitz. The company has a history of shuffling its assets by mothballing or even killing off blogs when they aren't working, and Denton said the latest move is driven by the need to present a united front in a tech-media market that has become significantly more competitive.


  17. Nick Denton wants Gawker Media to reach more conservativesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Poynter Online

    Gawker Media honcho Nick Denton Thursday told an editor that he knows the company's audience leans left and wants its journalism to reach more conservatives: Let's welcome, if not out-and-out racists, then at least the wide array of people with whom a conversation is possible: national greatness conservatives, Burkean Tories and business pragmatists, for instance; Christians and other spiritual people; economic liberals, libertarians and techno-utopians; and black and other social conservatives. Denton was responding to a note from Gawker's Jason Parham, who publicly urged Denton and the upper echelons of Gawker Media to embrace diversity "throughout all departments of the company."


  18. Deadspin writer tricked by satirical websiteRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Poynter Online

    Gawker Media site Deadspin continues to set the standard for honest, forthright apologies. Take this one, appended to a bogus story published Wednesday about the 2016 Olympics featuring 3-on-3 basketball: Update: Nah, this isn't happening.


  19. Apple Used MLK In Ads, But Does Not Observe His HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | ValleyWag

    ... image of being left-leaning and progressive as Apple does? Before going any further, I must cop to something: Gawker Media, which owns this blog, also does not make MLK Day a paid holiday for its employees. This sucks. It's weird that Apple does not ...


  20. Gawker editor: We 'must commit' to diversityRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | Poynter Online

    ... email, which he sent in December, about why Gawker needs to add more diversity. So, here's the thing: For Gawker Media to compete, evolve, and grow, our commitment to create a self-operating ecosystem must involve a commitment to diversity ...