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Gawker

A gossip blog founded in 2003 that was part of Gawker Media, which included Gizmodo, Jalopnik, Lifehacker and other blogs. In 2016, Gawker filed for bankruptcy after losing a lawsuit over publishing a private sex tape involving Hulk Hogan. The suit was financed by Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel, and Hogan and Thiel won a USD $140M judgment. Gawker Media was acquired by Univision and rebranded as Gizmodo Media Group (GMG).
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Q: With Gawker Media's vote to join a union, it set a precedent for other digital media companies to follow.
Gawker Media, founded in 2003 as the web site Gawker.com, today encompasses seven other sites, including the sports site Deadspin.com, the technology site Gizmodo.com and the women's site Jezebel.com.
However, Gawker Media's Defamer blog followed the news by linking to the leaked script last week, the Verge reported.he Hollywood Reporter obtained the full complaint, wherein Tarantino has asid that the Gawker Media has made a business of predatory journalism, violating people's rights to make a buck.
It's in keeping with the tone of the Gawker post, by Danny Gold, who says in the comments that he's the grandkid of Holocaust survivors.
Ford's lawyer has sent an email to Gawker, threatening legal action.
Durst's suit claims Gawker (and nine other sites) posted a video hacked from Durst's computer that shows him and his ex-girlfriend having sex.
Gawker editor John Cook found the email address in a screenshot of Bush family email correspondence that was published by a hacker last month, reports Politico.
As media criticism, this Gawker post on New Republic owner Martin Peretz, a frequent Scroll subject, is spot-on.
The leaked comments from Hulk came from the wrestler's sex tape, a portion of which was published by Gawker, resulting in a lawsuit.
Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, dismissed the lawsuit against Gawker in federal court without prejudice last month, but refiled it in Florida state court, where he's also suing his sex tape partner Heather Clem - former wife of radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge.
Gawker Media founder Nick Denton published a statement on Wednesday that said the company's legal battle with Hulk Hogan over publishing a sex tape is coming to a close.
A lawyer for Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, announced on Monday that the star had filed two lawsuits in relation to intimate footage which appeared on website Gawker.com earlier this month, Contactmusic reported.