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Gawker Ceases Operations, Posts Goodbyes

All operations at Gawker.com have ceased from today, after Univision purchased the controversial news outlet last week and announced the main site’s closure.

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Gawker Sold to Univision in Aftermath of Hulk Hogan Case

NEW YORK (AP) — Spanish-language broadcaster Univision won an auction Tuesday for Gawker Media, which was put on the block in the aftermath of a $140 million judgment against it in the Hulk Hogan invasion-of-privacy case.

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Hulk Hogan Attempts to Halt Gawker Bankruptcy Sale to Ziff Davis

Gawker-destroyer and former heavyweight champion Hulk Hogan is attempting to halt Gawker Media’s bankruptcy sale to publisher Ziff Davis on the grounds that the sale potentially gives away valuable and unfair “avoidance actions” rights.

Hulk Hogan, whose given name is Terry Bollea, testifies in court on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, during his trial against Gawker Media, in St Petersburg, Fla. Hogan and his attorneys are suing Gawker for $100 million, saying that his privacy was violated, and he suffered emotional distress after Gawker posted …

Report: Ziff Davis Buys Gawker

Earlier today, Gawker filed for bankruptcy. Now it appears that Ziff Davis will be acquiring the company in a court supervised auction.

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Gawker Media Files for Bankruptcy

Gawker Media is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is entertaining bids for sale, according to an individual who was briefed on the plan of action.

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Gawker Traffic Plummets to New Lows

Even as they engage in a desperate attempt to tarnish Peter Thiel, the libertarian tech billionaire who financed Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against them, the once-mighty Gawker Media empire has seen its traffic drop to new lows. According to Variety, Gawker’s traffic

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New York Times: ‘The Hill’ Seeks to Be More ‘Like Gawker and Buzzfeed’

At The Hill, Mr. Zimmerman, the senior director for audience and strategy, said his goal is to emulate the attitude and approach of sites like Gawker and BuzzFeed without distorting what he calls The Hill’s distinct voice. He has filled a handful of new positions, including a director of emerging platforms, who is exploring ways to use Snapchat and Facebook Live to share its content.

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Gawker Being Sued by Ex-Yahoo Employee Following Hulk Hogan Lawsuit

Gawker Media is being sued yet again after the blogging network’s traumatic defeat to Hulk Hogan earlier this month, this time by a woman from Portland who claims the news outlet defamed and invaded her privacy through an article in 2007, and she wants $74,000 in reparations.

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