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Topic: gawker

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

Blog network was financially drained by legal battle with Hulk Hogan

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…

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…

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…

Are Client Relationships Like a Scuba Diver and an Astronaut Trying to Live Together?

Zendesk's new ads says so

Zendesk today is launching a digital ads campaign at South by Southwest Interative in Austin, Texas, in effort to change the way potential clients see its brand.   "We started out…

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…

How Gawker's Kotaku Is Helping Cheerios Reach Millennial Gamers

First editorial series produced with branded sponsorship

Honey Nut Cheerios wants to be the cereal of choice for gamers. And Gawker Media's gaming-focused vertical Kotaku hopes to make that happen by producing its first sponsored series for…

WWE Fires Hulk Hogan as Sex Tape Reportedly Reveals Racist Comments

Iconic wrestler tweets that he's 'in the storm'

UPDATE: World Wrestling Entertainment has fired Hulk Hogan—whose legal name is Terry Bollea—after an audiotape of the pro wresting icon making racist comments surfaced Friday.  "WWE terminated its contract with Terry…

Gawker Editors Quit, Saying Advertiser Pressure Led to Controversial Post Being Pulled

Tommy Craggs, Max Read resign

This morning, Tommy Craggs, executive editor at Gawker Media, and the website's editor in chief, Max Read, resigned from their posts over the decision to remove a controversial story about…

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