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Topic: Gawker Media

Gawker.com Is Shutting Down Despite Univision's Acquisition of Its Parent Company

Hearing scheduled today to finalize $135 million deal

After more than a decade of publishing content online, Gawker.com is shutting down next week, according to a post today by J.K. Trotter, a writer for the website.  The development comes two…

Lifestyle Site LittleThings Makes a Bid for Gawker's Jezebel Blog

But there are problems with its $10 million offer

"Uplifting" female lifestyle site LittleThings is making a bid for another big-name women's media outlet: Gawker's Jezebel blog. Today, LittleThings announced that it had put in a $10 million bid…

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…

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,…

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…

Gawker to Become Politics Site in Broad Restructuring

Shuts down Defamer, Morning After and Valleywag

Following a 2015 filled with upheaval, Gawker will look starkly different as it heads into 2016. Gawker.com, which has focused primarily on the media world, will shift to covering politics, specifically…

For Brands, 2015 Is Shaping Up to Be the Year of Positivity

Why Dove, Coca-Cola and McDonald’s are smiling at millennials

Can a brand help improve a consumer's state of mind or even dare to make them happier? That's what marketing for brands like Coca-Cola, McDonald's and Dove is attempting in…

Tricked Into Quoting Hitler, Coca-Cola Suspends Automated Tweet Campaign

Gawker prank led to #MakeItHappy images drawn from Mein Kampf

Coca-Cola has suspended its #MakeItHappy automated social campaign after a prank from Gawker had the brand inadvertently tweeting out several lines from Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf. The soda brand's campaign, introduced…

Where Will Gawker Draw the Line in Online Debate?

Kinja becomes a platform for controversy

Update: Jezebel wrote on its website that because of its complaints, Gawker Media has disabled media uploads in comments and removed offensive post. It also is re-introducing a pending comment…

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