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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…

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…

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…

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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