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Gawker Has Filed for Bankruptcy and Says It Will Sell to Ziff Davis

Gawker Media filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday, shortly before announcing the iconic blog network has reached an agreement with Ziff Davis to purchase its seven brands and other assets. Gawker's brands include Gawker.com, Deadspin, Lifehacker, Gizmodo, Kotaku, Jalopnik and Jezebel. 

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

If you thought the Gawker saga would slow down as we creep closer to Memorial Day weekend, you thought wrong.

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

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.

The New York Times Isn’t Backing Down From Story That Compares NFL to Tobacco Industry

Even during the offseason the National Football League can't stay out of the public eye.

Hulk Hogan Awarded $115 Million in Lawsuit Against Gawker

Hulk Hogan may not be affiliated with the WWE anymore, but the pro wrestler pinned down Gawker Media on Friday.

Why Univision Just Bought Fake News Website The Onion

In news that could have been straight out of The Onion itself, Univision has purchased a stake in the satirical news outlet. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Upworthy Lays Off 14 Staffers to Focus on Digital Video

Upworthy, the content-aggregation site known for its positive, feel-good viral posts, is jumping further into the digital video fray.

How Newsweek and IBT’s Digital Redesigns Will Better Serve Advertisers

As it approaches its 10th birthday, IBT Media is ready to unveil new looks for its two flagship sites: the International Business Times and Newsweek.

Why Time Chose Angela Merkel as Person of the Year Instead of Donald Trump

Among a field that included Donald Trump and the leader of ISIS, Time surprised many this morning when it named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its Person of the Year.

Capital N.Y. Is Rolling Out a Nearly $6,000 Annual Paywall

Four months ago, Allbritton Communications bought the three-year-old media and politics site Capital New York with the aim of transforming media in the Empire State the way the company’s Politico, with its breakneck, must-read reporting on the Beltway, did for Washington, D.C.