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What Lies Ahead for Gawker Now that a Tech Billionaire Is Bankrolling Lawsuits Against It?

Cash-strapped company reportedly looking to sell

If you thought the Gawker saga would slow down as we creep closer to Memorial Day weekend, you thought wrong. Following a dizzying 24 hours that ended with Silicon Valley billionaire…

Judge Denies Motion for New Gawker-Hulk Hogan Trial Following Peter Thiel Bombshell

Tech billionaire has reportedly been bankrolling Hogan's suit

Gawker was just handed another loss in court this afternoon, when a Florida state court judge upheld the jury verdict rendered two months ago in the lawsuit from Hulk Hogan. During…

What's Causing Vice's Huge Fluctuations in Web Traffic?

It rebounded in March after a steep drop in February

Ever since Vice decided to get into the cable TV game, the self-assured digital news and lifestyle publisher has been under the microscope. That came blaringly to the fore last…

Deadspin and Jezebel Staff Members Are Writing Each Other's Stories for April Fools' Day

The results are hilarious

It's the first day of April, which means a few things: Baseball season—and by proxy warmer weather—is on the horizon, and brands and other companies will do their best to…

Advertisers Are Cozying Up to the New Playboy

Millions spent on research to refocus the iconic men's mag

Can Playboy really be, you know, Playboy without featuring photos of nude women? The iconic men's magazine is certainly hoping so, starting with its March issue, in an attempt to avoid…

Hulk Hogan and Gawker Take Their Legal Battle to TV

Wrestler appeared on The View, CEO to follow

Now that they've had their day—two weeks actually—in court, Hulk Hogan and Nick Denton are taking their fight to the court of public opinion. The former professional wrestler pummeled Gawker…

Hulk Hogan Awarded $115 Million in Lawsuit Against Gawker

CEO Nick Denton: 'We expect to win this case ultimately'

Hulk Hogan may not be affiliated with the WWE anymore, but the pro wrestler pinned down Gawker Media on Friday. Following two weeks of court proceedings, which included testimony about genitalia,…

New and Old Political Media Are Battling for Dominance in the Century's Wildest Election

The Hill, Politico and the new power elite

There may be no group more hungry for information—and more desperate for news and gossip—than those who populate the halls of power in Washington, D.C. From congressional staffers to K…

What We Learned During the First Week of Hulk Hogan's Gawker Trial

A deep dive into a gossip website

It's the kind of story Gawker would love to cover, involving celebrities, a sex tape and a multi-million dollar lawsuit. This time, however, Gawker just happens to be the defendant. Hulk…

After Years of Trading Barbs, Hulk Hogan and Gawker Finally Go to Court

Jury selection begins in former wrestler’s $100 million lawsuit

Over a three-decade career as a professional wrestler, Hulk Hogan made millions of dollars inflicting pain on the likes of Andre the Giant, The Undertaker and The Iron Sheik. This…

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