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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…

PopSugar Will Now Create Health and Fitness Content for TV

Thanks to a new partnership with Z Living

You may not have heard of the TV network Z Living. It's a health and fitness channel  available in eight countries and is affiliated with Indian conglomerate Zee Entertainment, but…

SheKnows Media Joins the Ranks of First-Time Presenters at This Year's NewFronts

A spot opened up after Vevo dropped out

The 2016 Digital Content NewFronts, now just two months away, will feature the largest roster of companies vying for a slice of the $3 billion digital-video advertising pie. Among the 37…

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…

The New York Times Might Ban Visitors Who Use Ad Blockers

'This stuff is not made for free,' says CEO

New York Times CEO Mark Thompson did not mince words Tuesday when talking about ad blocking, which has been causing more than a few headaches for publishers. During a keynote discussion…

Grantland Founder Bill Simmons Reveals His Next Sports Site Will Be 'The Ringer'

11 former staffers are following him there

Grantland founder Bill Simmons is finally ready to unveil his next digital venture. This morning, he announced that his new sports and pop culture website will be called The Ringer. My…

How MTV News Is Trying to Make Itself Relevant Again for a New Generation

Revitalizing the once-dominant brand

Dan Fierman remembers where he was on April 8, 1994, the day Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain was found dead in his Seattle home. Fierman, like many other 20-year-olds in those days,…

Want to Block Ads? Wired Will Start Charging You for It

Offers ad-free version for $1 a week

Tech publisher Wired, which found that more than 20 percent of its daily readers use ad-blocking software, thinks it's found a way to recoup some of that lost advertising revenue:…

The Players' Tribune Keeps Scooping Traditional Sports Media, and Now Has a Corporate Partner

American Family Insurance is on board

Kobe Bryant leaving the Lakers, Big Papi stepping away from the big leagues, Kevin Love re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers—in the past, these sports scoops would have first been reported…

Disney Is Giving PewDiePie His Own Network

YouTube star will recruit like-minded creators

The most popular star on YouTube is getting his own network. With the backing of Disney-owned Maker Studios, Felix Kjellberg, best known as PewDiePie, will create his own multichannel network called…

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