Topic: nick denton

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…

Gawker Staffers 'Condemn' Management's Decision to Remove Post Outing CFO

'Unprecedented breach of the firewall'

Gawker editorial staffers are speaking out over management's decision to take down a post that outed the CFO of publishing powerhouse Condé Nast. The story, based on an anonymous source, reported…

Gawker Removes Gossip Item That Outed Condé Nast CFO

Lena Dunham, Glenn Greenwald among the critics

Gawker removed a story this afternoon that had caused an uproar across social media. While the story has been removed, reader comments at the landing page still exist. The news and…

King of Web Traffic Neetzan Zimmerman Explains His Plans for Whisper

Exposing secrets at the government level

Says he's 'Exposing Secrets at the Government Level'

Deadspin: An Oral History

How an irreverent sports site made the big leagues

It all goes back to Ron Mexico. In 2005, The Smoking Gun broke the story of a legal complaint about a prominent athlete who “knowingly failed to advise” a partner that…