Tag: Gawker Media

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Gizmodo is reporting that Facebook workers regularly suppressed conservative-related news stories from their site’s trending news section. While the trending news stories in theory reflect the most-shared stories by the site’s users, it turns out that there are actually paid “news curators” behind the scenes filtering and altering what moves to the top of the […]

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Gawker’s Death Rattle

 

GawkerMediaThe only remaining question about the demise of Gawker Media is not whether it will die, but, rather, whether its inevitable death will come via a prolonged suicide, or, remarkably, at the hands of Hulk Hogan.

It’s looking more and more like the former scenario will win the race, and not just due to the potential defects in Hogan’s legal argument.

I won’t rehash the details of last week’s Gawker saga, except to say that the decision to remove the reprehensible article about David Geithner was not a popular one among Gawker Media’s newly-unionized editorial and writing workforce.