Topic: gawker

Gawker Founder Nick Denton Settles With Hulk Hogan for $31 Million

The settlement averts 'all-out legal war'

"The saga is over." So proclaims Gawker founder Nick Denton who has settled his legal dispute with professional wrestler Hulk Hogan. The settlement, pegged at $31 million, is substantially less than…

Judge Approves Gawker's Sale to Univision

Nick Denton is officially 'out of the news and gossip business'

A bankruptcy judge approved Univision Communications' $135 million acquisition of Gawker Media Thursday. Univision will fold six Gawker Media sites into the Fusion Media Group, but is not taking on flagship… 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, is shutting down next week, according to a post today by J.K. Trotter, a writer for the website.  The development comes two…

Univision Acquires Gawker in Bankruptcy Auction

TV network adds online properties to digital portfolio

Spanish-language TV network Univision emerged as the winning bidder in a bankruptcy auction for Gawker Media today. "We could not have picked an acquirer more devoted to vibrant journalism," said Gawker…

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…

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…