Tag: Nick Denton

Peter Thiel, pictured October 3, 2011, acknowledged he is working with lawyers to find and help "victims" of Gawker Media, whose Valleywag site in 2007 revealed he is homosexua

Report: Gawker Exploring Lawsuit Against Peter Thiel

Gawker may be preparing a lawsuit against tech entrepreneur and billionaire Peter Thiel after he funded Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against the news outlet earlier this year, resulting in the company and its founder filing for bankruptcy.

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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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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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Hulk Hogan on Racism, Gawker Threats to Appeal, and His Future in WWE

Wrestling legend Hulk Hogan is speaking out about the $145 million he recently won as a result of a lawsuit against Gawker, defending himself from Gawker CEO Nick Denton’s threats to appeal, and his desire to return to World Wrestling Entertainment.

Hulk Hogan, Terry Bollea

Hulk Hogan Versus Gawker: Case Highlights

Hulkamania has run wild on Gawker. After deliberating for less than four hours, a jury in Pinellas County, Florida, has just awarded the former WWE champ an eye-watering $115 million dollars over the gossip blog’s decision to publish his sex tape in 2012.

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 …

Hulk Smash: Hogan Awarded $115 Million in Gawker Sex Tape Trial

Former professional wrester Hulk Hogan wept openly in a Pinellas County, Florida, courtroom Friday evening after being awarded $115 million in damages in his invasion of privacy lawsuit against Gawker Media over the outlet’s publication of his sex tape.