Post Tagged with: "Gawker"

Gawker’s Seth Abramovitch Fired After Kanye N-Word Post

Gawker’s Seth Abramovitch Fired After Kanye N-Word Post

1 / January 7, 2012 9:29 am

After a stunningly offensive post- even for Gawker- writer Seth Abramovitch is no longer working for the blog. Earlier this week, Abramovitch was chronicling a series of late-night tweets by Kanye West, regarding the rapper’s new project, called DONDA. If you are [...]

New York Times Adds Gawker-Like Commenting Section

New York Times Adds Gawker-Like Commenting Section

0 / December 2, 2011 8:40 am

Or so says Gawker. Actually, the New York Times itself posted yesterday about the new commenting system on its site, and Gawker posted about that, adding that the staid paper is a total copycat. The Times says: The first thing you’ll probably [...]

Gawker growing out of teenage awkwardness gets rid of the porn

Gawker growing out of teenage awkwardness gets rid of the porn

0 / November 17, 2011 9:46 pm

Nick Denton is a well known name in the blogging world and while he might have more than his fair share of derision tossed his way there is no denying that he is one smart honcho. His network of blogs [...]

Nick Denton Says Gawker Wants to Eliminate ‘Boring’ Commenters

Nick Denton Says Gawker Wants to Eliminate ‘Boring’ Commenters

0 / November 17, 2011 9:16 am

If you’ve noticed a stricter than normal vibe around the Gawker comments section lately, you’re not necessarily imagining it. Nick Denton, Gawker’s mastermind, indicates that the site is focusing on attracting a higher class of commenters on the blog- despite [...]

Reddit ‘Racist, Sexist’ Thread Causes Controversy, Shut Down

Reddit ‘Racist, Sexist’ Thread Causes Controversy, Shut Down

0 / September 28, 2011 7:32 am

Reddit is getting a bit of a rep- at least on Gawker Media sites (cough Jezebel cough)- for its heavily male vibe (and arguably at least a little) misogynist bent. The testosterone-heavy environment isn’t the only controversial aspect of the [...]

Fox News Lies, Says Gawker Traffic Down 75% As Nick Denton Let’s Out Huge Yawn

Fox News Lies, Says Gawker Traffic Down 75% As Nick Denton Let’s Out Huge Yawn

2 / August 29, 2011 2:12 pm

Here’s news that will surprise absolutely no one, Fox News fabricated site numbers this past week, attacking the Nick Denton-owned gossip site Gawker. According to Fox the sites falling apart, losing more than 75% of their visitors over the last [...]