G/O Media Says GMG Union Is ‘Harassing Candidates’ as It Tries to Rebuild Deadspin

The site will be moved to Chicago, paired with The Onion

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Moving Deadspin to Chicago will put the editorial team under a different union umbrella than its New York staff. G/O Media

Nine months after acquiring the assets of Gizmodo Media Group, and a little more than three months since Deadspin writers and editors walked off en masse after the company pushed an editorial edict of “sticking to sports,” parent company G/O Media sent a letter to the GMG Union notifying them that it will be moving what’s left of Deadspin to Chicago.

@joshsternberg Josh Sternberg is the former media and tech editor at Adweek.