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Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted 2 days ago
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted 2 days ago
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

THR 'Most Powerful' List Reflects New Media's Influence - Posted 2 days, 21 hours ago
The Hollywood Reporter just released its annual "most powerful people in New York media" list, and the most surprising thing about it is how unsurprising the new listings are. Former Ma... [PRNewser]

Hollywood Reporter Lists 35 'Most Powerful People in New York Media' - Posted 2 days, 21 hours ago
It's list time! The Hollywood Reporter's annual "most powerful people in New York media" list is out, and it features some staples (Roger Ailes) and some newcomers (... [GalleyCat]

Robin Roberts, Rachel Maddow, Anderson Cooper on the OUT Power 50 - Posted 3 days, 19 hours ago
Several TV news anchors and hosts have made this year's OUT Power 50 list. It's the brand's annual ranking of the most influential LGBT voices in American culture. ABC's Robin Roberts, who ... [TVNewser]

Let's Make Fun of Media Elite's First Tweets - Posted March 21, 2014
Twitter has launched a great site -- first-tweet.com -- that will embarrass any user. Naturally we thought this would be a great opportunity to make fun of some media elite. First-tweet is self-explanatory -- it allows you to see any public users' first tweet. Most of them are boring, but some --... [Fishbowl NY]

Let's Make Fun of Media Elite's First Tweets - Posted March 21, 2014
Twitter has launched a great site -- first-tweet.com -- that will embarrass any user. Naturally we thought this would be a great opportunity to make fun of some media elite. First-tweet is self-explanatory -- it allows you to see any public users' first tweet. Most of them are boring, but some --... [FishbowlNY]

Here's an Example of Gawker 'Struggling for the Soul of Internet Media' - Posted March 12, 2014
During a Q&A session with Gawker readers, Nick Denton -- founder of the Gawker Media empire -- said some hilarious things. The most humorous was definitely his insinuation that ... [Fishbowl NY]

Here's an Example of Gawker 'Struggling for the Soul of Internet Media' - Posted March 12, 2014
During a Q&A session with Gawker readers, Nick Denton -- founder of the Gawker Media empire -- said some hilarious things. The most humorous was definitely his insinuation that ... [FishbowlNY]

Nick Denton: 'Our Biggest Competitor in Media is BuzzFeed' - Posted March 11, 2014
Nick Denton, founder of Gawker Media, took to a Gawker Kinja site today to answer questions from readers. It was basically Gawker's version of Reddit's popular Ask Me Anything (AMA) series. Our favorite quote from Denton featured him explaining that "Our ... [GalleyCat]

Gawker Offers VICE a Sincere Mock Apology - Posted March 3, 2014
This is pretty funny. Responding to a weekend interview in The Guardian that relayed some harsh words from VICE co-founder Shane Smith for ... [GalleyCat]

Gawker Offers VICE a Sincere Mock Apology - Posted March 3, 2014
This is pretty funny. Responding to a weekend interview in The Guardian that relayed some harsh words from VICE co-founder Shane Smith for ... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker Offers VICE a Sincere Mock Apology - Posted March 3, 2014
This is pretty funny. Responding to a weekend interview in The Guardian that relayed some harsh words from VICE co-founder Shane Smith for ... [FishbowlNY]

Can HBO's Silicon Valley Improve Silicon Valley's Reputation? - Posted February 24, 2014
Yesterday HBO debuted the trailer for Mike Judge's sitcom Silicon Valley. Looks like a Big Bang Theory/Workaholics mash-up: they're nerds, but they aren't one-dimensional punchlines; they're Millennials, but they don't spend all their time figuring out how they can manage to do less work. In an amazing coincidence, Napst... [PRNewser]

Nick Denton to Marry in May - Posted January 16, 2014
Nick Denton is getting hitched. The New York Post reports that Denton, the man behind the Gawker Media empire, will marry ... [Fishbowl NY]

Nick Denton to Marry in May - Posted January 16, 2014
Nick Denton is getting hitched. The New York Post reports that Denton, the man behind the Gawker Media empire, will marry ... [FishbowlNY]

The Next Step for Gawker's 'Ethical Viral Engineering' - Posted December 6, 2013
This will stand as the new benchmark of success for a Gawker employee. Start working for Nick Denton; get your own website vertical 18 months later. Per a ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Next Step for Gawker's 'Ethical Viral Engineering' - Posted December 6, 2013
This will stand as the new benchmark of success for a Gawker employee. Start working for Nick Denton; get your own website vertical 18 months later. Per a ... [FishbowlNY]

Don't Try to Pay Gawker to Place Your Clients' Links - Posted December 3, 2013
Former PR professional and reigning purveyor of righteous indignation Hamilton Nolan has a message for "stealth" marketing firms: how dumb are you, again? In short,... [AgencySpy]

Don't Try to Pay Gawker to Place Your Clients' Links - Posted December 3, 2013
Former PR professional and reigning purveyor of righteous indignation Hamilton Nolan has a message for "stealth" marketing firms: how dumb are you, again? In short,... [PRNewser]

Michael Wolff: Business Insider Should Sell Now - Posted November 25, 2013
Michael Wolff has an opinion on pretty much everything. Does that make him right? No. Does his take matter more than someone else's? Not really, my friend. But because he talks/writes a lot about media, we end up paying attention. W... [Fishbowl NY]

Michael Wolff: Business Insider Should Sell Now - Posted November 25, 2013
Michael Wolff has an opinion on pretty much everything. Does that make him right? No. Does his take matter more than someone else's? Not really, my friend. But because he talks/writes a lot about media, we end up paying attention. W... [FishbowlNY]

Nick Denton Thinks About Things - Posted November 14, 2013
A hot rumor currently circulating is that Nick Denton (Gawker's founder) and Henry Blodgett (Business Insider's founder) will merge their site... [Fishbowl NY]

Nick Denton Thinks About Things - Posted November 14, 2013
A hot rumor currently circulating is that Nick Denton (Gawker's founder) and Henry Blodgett (Business Insider's founder) will merge their site... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker's Takedown of Shepard Smith: 'Invasive' or 'Interesting?' - Posted October 28, 2013
New York Times media columnist David Carr finds himself in a corner this Monday morning. By exposing the reporting of Gawker, he's shining more light on its "takedown" subject: Fox News anchor Shepard Smith. Carr... [TVNewser]

The (False) Truth About Viral Content - Posted October 15, 2013
Quite a few of us saw this picture last week. Tens of thousands shared it, and many used it as inspiration for a blog post or op-ed. Depending on your political affiliation, it was either a perfect embodiment of the "childish" government shutdown or yet another example of "The Media" manipulating... [PRNewser]

Gawker Launches Redesign, Readers Hate It - Posted August 16, 2013
Gawker Media has revamped its website layout once again, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker Launches Redesign, Readers Hate It - Posted August 16, 2013
Gawker Media has revamped its website layout once again, ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker to Give Readers Tools to Reframe Headlines - Posted July 29, 2013
Gawker founder Nick Denton has complained in the past about long headlines keeping good stories from appearing in search results. In a move to help crowdsource headline writing and expand sha... [AppNewser]

Nick Denton Talks to Nieman About Gawker Media's 'Most Significant' Tech Investment - Posted July 25, 2013
It rhymes with "ninja" and Denton tells Nieman Lab's Adrienne LaFrance that for the past year, a team of 30 full-time tech staffers has been working hard to integrate it across Gawker Media properties. Tonight, that Kinja coolness is being f... [Fishbowl NY]

Nick Denton Talks to Nieman About Gawker Media's 'Most Significant' Tech Investment - Posted July 25, 2013
It rhymes with "ninja" and Denton tells Nieman Lab's Adrienne LaFrance that for the past year, a team of 30 full-time tech staffers has been working hard to integrate it across Gawker Media properties. Tonight, that Kinja coolness is being f... [FishbowlNY]

Want to Get Hired Unconventionally? Try Commenting Your Way Into a Gig - Posted May 8, 2013
Okay, maybe you've tried everything to get hired like cold calling a hiring manager, tweeting your prospective employer and snail mailing your resume. When it comes to thinking outside the box, have you considered commenting on a site? As per a post on ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Nick Denton in Fleshbot Payment Dispute - Posted May 1, 2013
Nick Denton wants his porn money. The head of Gawker Media has filed papers with New York's Supreme Court claiming that he still hasn't been paid for the sale of Fleshbot, the porntastic site that used to be under the Ga... [Fishbowl NY]

Nick Denton in Fleshbot Payment Dispute - Posted May 1, 2013
Nick Denton wants his porn money. The head of Gawker Media has filed papers with New York's Supreme Court claiming that he still hasn't been paid for the sale of Fleshbot, the porntastic site that used to be under the Ga... [FishbowlNY]

TV News Executives And Talent Toast 'Top Of The Morning' At Book Party - Posted April 26, 2013
Last night the media elite gathered at the rooftop of The Park in New York's Chelsea neighborhood to toast New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter's book Top of the Morning. As the sun set over the Hudson River and the... [TVNewser]

Gawker Post Reaming Rupert Murdoch's Mostly-White Team Ignites Race Debate - Posted April 25, 2013
When Gawker's John Cook noticed a grainy photo of Rupert Murdoch "hanging with the Dow Jones team" on the News Corporation CEO's Tumblr, he proposed to his readers a game. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker Post Reaming Rupert Murdoch's Mostly-White Team Ignites Race Debate - Posted April 25, 2013
When Gawker's John Cook noticed a grainy photo of Rupert Murdoch "hanging with the Dow Jones team" on the News Corporation CEO's Tumblr, he proposed to his readers a game. ... [FishbowlNY]

Nick Denton Explains Google, Probably Hates This Headline Because It's Too Long - Posted April 11, 2013
Nick Denton, the man behind the Gawker Media empire, schooled some people today. Pay attention now, students. The First Lesson: Headlines 101, Bitch. Denton sent a memo (as... [Fishbowl NY]

Nick Denton Explains Google, Probably Hates This Headline Because It's Too Long - Posted April 11, 2013
Nick Denton, the man behind the Gawker Media empire, schooled some people today. Pay attention now, students. The First Lesson: Headlines 101, Bitch. Denton sent a memo (as... [FishbowlNY]

Ken Layne Recalls the Enterprise Known as LAExaminer.com - Posted April 3, 2013
Despite the Church of Scientology across the street, the pit bulls next door and a car that didn't really work, Ken Layne insists his original home office set-up for LA's defunct LAExaminer.com was "very pleasant." That description also applies to his overall reminiscences for The Awl. ... [FishbowlLA]

How Do You Respond To Trolls? You Don't. - Posted March 4, 2013
Do you read the comment thread on your articles and columns? Sometimes, when a piece gets lots of social media attention, it's hard not to. It's even been suggested that depending on the tone of a comment thread,... [TVSpy]

How Do You Respond To Trolls? You Don't. - Posted March 4, 2013
Do you read the comment thread on your articles and columns? Sometimes, when a piece gets lots of social media attention, it's hard not to. It's even been suggested that depending on the tone of a comment thread,... [10,000 Words]

A.J. Daulerio Steps Aside as Editor of Gawker, John Cook Takes Over - Posted January 10, 2013
The A.J. Daulerio Gawker era is coming to a close. According to New York's Daily Intelligencer, Daulerio is stepping down as e... [FishbowlLA]

Wiped Out Data Centers In New York Shut Down Gawker, HuffPo - Posted October 30, 2012
The Huffington Post, Gawker, BuzzFeed, and Gizmodo have experienced outages after their data centers were shut down due to flood waters and power outages in New York. Media companies that use data hosting from Internap, Peer 1 and Datagram, which are located in lo... [FishbowlDC]

Hurricane Sandy Takes Down Gawker Media, Mediaite, HuffPost, BuzzFeed [Update] - Posted October 30, 2012
Hurricane Sandy hit the city hard, and along with flooding and devastation, several media companies saw their sites go down. All Gawker Media sites, Mediaite, The Huffington Post, and BuzzFeed were down at some point as Sandy made its way across land. The source of the outage is flooding at Datagram, which... [FishbowlLA]

Gawker Grabs $2 Million in Revenue in One Day - Posted September 27, 2012
Gawker Media boss Nick Denton just had the pleasure of sending out what must have been one of the most delightful memos to write in all his years. According to Denton, on Tuesday Gawker made $2 milli... [FishbowlLA]

Gawker Grabs $2 Million in Revenue in One Day - Posted September 27, 2012
Gawker Media boss Nick Denton just had the pleasure of sending out what must have been one of the most delightful memos to write in all his years. According to Denton, on Tuesday Gawker made $2 milli... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker Grabs $2 Million in Revenue in One Day - Posted September 27, 2012
Gawker Media boss Nick Denton just had the pleasure of sending out what must have been one of the most delightful memos to write in all his years. According to Denton, on Tuesday Gawker made $2 milli... [FishbowlNY]

Finke-Easton Ellis Feud Gets a Whole Lot Uglier - Posted July 19, 2012
Reclusive blogger Nikki Finke appears to be foolishly going after someone who has no fear of her. In the latest bit of news connected to the public feud that erupted last Friday between Finke and author Bret Easton Ellis thanks to an article on Gawker and quick echo at the New York... [FishbowlLA]

Why Richard Lawson Left Gawker For Atlantic Wire - Posted May 30, 2012
It's been almost eight months since entertainment writer and TV recapper extraordinaire Richard Lawson jumped into The Atlantic Wire. After racking up 2.4 million monthly views as Gawker's most popular writer, you'd think Lawson would want to stay put. B... [Fishbowl NY]

Why Richard Lawson Left Gawker For Atlantic Wire - Posted May 30, 2012
It's been almost eight months since entertainment writer and TV recapper extraordinaire Richard Lawson jumped into The Atlantic Wire. After racking up 2.4 million monthly views as Gawker's most popular writer, you'd think Lawson would want to stay put. B... [FishbowlNY]

Nick Denton Addresses Gawker Media Changes - Posted May 10, 2012
This afternoon Nick Denton sent Gawker Media staffers a memo outlining some managerial and advertising changes. Nothing major was announced, but here are some highlights via Jim ... [Fishbowl NY]

Nick Denton Addresses Gawker Media Changes - Posted May 10, 2012
This afternoon Nick Denton sent Gawker Media staffers a memo outlining some managerial and advertising changes. Nothing major was announced, but here are some highlights via Jim ... [FishbowlNY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted April 20, 2012
[caption id="attachment_58532" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Courtesy: Patrick McMullan/nymag.com"][/caption] Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted April 20, 2012
[caption id="attachment_58532" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Courtesy: Patrick McMullan/nymag.com"][/caption] Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. ... [FishbowlNY]

Nick Denton Defends Pathetic Fox News Mole Posts By Saying They Brought Traffic - Posted April 17, 2012
Today Gawker announced that it was blowing up its commenting system, which of course brought out the crazies. And while they were entertaining in their passion -- what ever wil... [Fishbowl NY]

Nick Denton Defends Pathetic Fox News Mole Posts By Saying They Brought Traffic - Posted April 17, 2012
Today Gawker announced that it was blowing up its commenting system, which of course brought out the crazies. And while they were entertaining in their passion -- what ever wil... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 12, 2012
Quotes of the Day Journo in a Dress: "And here's a photo of me circa 1991 wearing my cousin's dress after I got my clothes dirty. #NOSHAME." -- Simon Landau, web ... [FishbowlDC]

A Strange Hollywood Blog Story Grows Stranger - Posted April 3, 2012
Over the weekend, New York Post reporter Maureen Callahan shared a fairly sizable Hollywood scoop: an interview with "Enty," the pseudonymous operator of showbiz gossip blog Crazy Days and Nights (CDaN). In recent weeks,... [FishbowlLA]

Gawker to Give Power to Commenters - Posted March 12, 2012
Nick Denton told people gathered at a South By Southwest event yesterday that Gawker Media is going to revamp its commenting system within the next few months. The plan? Give commenters -- wh... [FishbowlLA]

Gawker to Give Power to Commenters - Posted March 12, 2012
Nick Denton told people gathered at a South By Southwest event yesterday that Gawker Media is going to revamp its commenting system within the next few months. The plan? Give commenters -- wh... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker to Give Power to Commenters - Posted March 12, 2012
Nick Denton told people gathered at a South By Southwest event yesterday that Gawker Media is going to revamp its commenting system within the next few months. The plan? Give commenters -- wh... [FishbowlNY]

Brian Williams Newsmagazine Profiles Blog That Published Brian Williams Email - Posted March 7, 2012
In January, Gawker published an email sent by NBC News anchor Brian Williams to Gawker founder Nick Denton. The emails showed that Williams was not impressed by Lana Del Ray's performance on "Saturday Night Live" the prior ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams Likes Gawker, Except When He Doesn't - Posted January 17, 2012
Brian Williams shot off an email to Gawker chieftain Nick Denton over the weekend, because, well, Brian Williams spends his Sundays watching "Meet th... [TVNewser]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted January 13, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Gawker Writer Fired After Using N-Word in Post, January 6 ... [FishbowlLA]

Nick Denton's Change of Heart - Posted January 6, 2012
Gawker Media's Nick Denton has been doing some soul-searching. In the memo to his staff that's been making the web rounds, he wrote: Relentless and cynical traffic-trawling is bad for the soul. Yes, I just said that. Irony ... [Fishbowl NY]

Nick Denton's Change of Heart - Posted January 6, 2012
Gawker Media's Nick Denton has been doing some soul-searching. In the memo to his staff that's been making the web rounds, he wrote: Relentless and cynical traffic-trawling is bad for the soul. Yes, I just said that. Irony ... [FishbowlNY]

A.J. Daulerio Named EIC of Gawker, Tommy Craggs EIC of Deadspin - Posted November 28, 2011
Nick Denton just tweeted some big news: A.J. Daulerio has been named the Editor-in-Chief of Gawker, and Tommy Craggs will be succeeding D... [Fishbowl NY]

A.J. Daulerio Named EIC of Gawker, Tommy Craggs EIC of Deadspin - Posted November 28, 2011
Nick Denton just tweeted some big news: A.J. Daulerio has been named the Editor-in-Chief of Gawker, and Tommy Craggs will be succeeding D... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker's Nick Denton on Boredom, Commenters, and Niche Audiences - Posted November 16, 2011
[caption id="attachment_30292" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="An image from Deadspin's Tiger Woods coverage."][/caption] Gawker Media founder Nick De... [PRNewser]

Brian Lam Departs Gizmodo - Posted June 22, 2011
Brian Lam, the Editor-in-Chief for Gawker Media's technology site Gizmodo, is leaving after five years. His farewell post didn't say much, but The New York Times managed to gain access t... [FishbowlLA]

Gawker and New York Times Writers Get Together for 'Page One' Screening Party - Posted May 27, 2011
Gawker Media and Magnolia Pictures plan to hold a private screening of "Page One," the documentary on the New York Times, Adweek ... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker and New York Times Writers Get Together for 'Page One' Screening Party - Posted May 27, 2011
Gawker Media and Magnolia Pictures plan to hold a private screening of "Page One," the documentary on the New York Times, Adweek ... [FishbowlNY]

Media Undecided About Which Sites People Are Actually Reading - Posted May 23, 2011
The media traffic wars are heated folks. It started, it seems, a couple of weeks ago, when the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism released a study showing that The Drudge Report is a major traffic driver, trumping social networks. ... [PRNewser]

Nick Denton Fights Back Reports that Gawker Media's Traffic Has Plummeted Since Redesign - Posted April 20, 2011
Earlier this month, we noted that Gawker Media's traffic had been steadily declining since the redesign. Have things turned around since? Not according to the Atlantic, which dug in a bit further today and reported... [Fishbowl NY]

Nick Denton Fights Back Reports that Gawker Media's Traffic Has Plummeted Since Redesign - Posted April 20, 2011
Earlier this month, we noted that Gawker Media's traffic had been steadily declining since the redesign. Have things turned around since? Not according to the Atlantic, which dug in a bit further today and reported... [FishbowlNY]

New York Media Insiders Gather at Atlantic Media Company Soiree - Posted April 15, 2011
Justin Smith, President of Atlantic Media Company, hosted a party at his home in New York last night in honor of Atlantic Senior Editor Alexis Madrigal, who recently published "Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology." The party was packed with New York media insiders. Here are some p... [FishbowlLA]

From Christopher Hitchens to Kim Kardashian: TIME's List of Most Influential - Posted April 4, 2011
... [FishbowlDC]

Time Announces Reader's Choice Poll - Posted April 4, 2011
Time magazine has just launched their annual Time 100 Reader's Choice Poll, inviting the public to vote on one person (or group of people) to be included in its Time 100 issue. From now until April 14th, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Time Announces Reader's Choice Poll - Posted April 4, 2011
Time magazine has just launched their annual Time 100 Reader's Choice Poll, inviting the public to vote on one person (or group of people) to be included in its Time 100 issue. From now until April 14th, ... [FishbowlNY]

The Atlantic Debates Old, New Media - Posted March 9, 2011
In the latest issue of The Atlantic, James Fallows puts together ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Atlantic Debates Old, New Media - Posted March 9, 2011
In the latest issue of The Atlantic, James Fallows puts together ... [FishbowlNY]

Redesign Costs Gawker Media a Whole Bunch of Readers - Posted March 4, 2011
Gawker Media's web traffic is down about 25% since the blog network launched a major redesign. Gawker founder Nick Denton revealed the significant dip in eyeballs yesterday during a Q&A session with Felix Salmon at the paidContent conference. But... [FishbowlLA]

Gawker Makes Good on Broadcast Goal - Posted February 10, 2011
When Kevin Prince joined Gawker last month as PR manager, promoting the company's bloggers to broadcast outlets was a stated goal of both Prince and his new boss Nick Denton. After the news yesterday of ... [PRNewser]

Gawker Redesign: Is Change Good? - Posted February 7, 2011
Gawker, Deadspin, and Jezebel have gotten overnight makeovers. It can be distracting to fans of these sites. So much time was spent on the conversion that there are fewer stories to dunk into your Monday morning coffe... [PRNewser]

Nick Denton: 'Unless the twin towers are falling or Brett Favre actually sent the cock shot, it probably isn't news.' - Posted February 7, 2011
The Atlantic Wire has an interview with Nick Denton for their "media diet" series today, in which he discusses what he reads, among other things. Denton lists some usual su... [Fishbowl NY]

Nick Denton: 'Unless the twin towers are falling or Brett Favre actually sent the cock shot, it probably isn't news.' - Posted February 7, 2011
The Atlantic Wire has an interview with Nick Denton for their "media diet" series today, in which he discusses what he reads, among other things. Denton lists some usual su... [FishbowlNY]

GQ's Uplifting, Depressing Profile of A.J. Daulerio - Posted January 19, 2011
February's GQ publishes a profile of Deadspin editor ... [SportsNewser]

Foot-Fetish Video Featuring Coach's Wife, Nasty Reply to Letter to Football Team Drive Gawker, Deadspin in December - Posted January 4, 2011
Gawker Media founder Nick Denton was pleased with December's results at his network of sites, particularly flagship site ... [AppNewser]

Former 'Early Show' Producer Joins Gawker as PR Manager - Posted January 3, 2011
Kevin Prince has joined Gawker Media as PR manager. Previously, Prince was a producer CBS' The Early Show and has worked with MSNBC. According to the memo from Gawker head Nick Denton... [PRNewser]

Rubensteins, Edelman, Siegel, Nadal on the Observer's Power 150 List - Posted December 22, 2010
Four PR people crashed the New York Observer Power 150 List this year, a ranking dominated by extremely rich and powerful people in finance and politics, t... [AgencySpy]

New York Post Slams Denton, Gawker Media - Posted December 14, 2010
Unless you've been living under a rock (no offense to worms, you do you) you've heard about the Gawker Media empire being hacked. Today ... [Fishbowl NY]

New York Post Slams Denton, Gawker Media - Posted December 14, 2010
Unless you've been living under a rock (no offense to worms, you do you) you've heard about the Gawker Media empire being hacked. Today ... [FishbowlNY]

I Want Media's Person Of The Year Is... - Posted December 13, 2010
This year's Media Person of the Year, according to I Want Media's readers, is none other than WikiLeaks founder and frequent flier ... [Fishbowl NY]

I Want Media's Person Of The Year Is... - Posted December 13, 2010
This year's Media Person of the Year, according to I Want Media's readers, is none other than WikiLeaks founder and frequent flier ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Network Hacked--Nick Denton's Passwords Posted Online - Posted December 13, 2010
Gawker just got hacked bigtime. A group calling itself Gnosis claimed credit for the attack, after posting the usernames and passwords of all accounts within the Gawker network online. Gawker founder Nick Denton got it ... [FishbowlLA]

VP of Sales Chris Batty, Director of Sales Michael Cascio Leaving Gawker Media - Posted November 30, 2010
There was some batty news out of Gawker Media: Chris Batty news, to be specific. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Monday Morning Stir - Posted November 8, 2010
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Gawker Tops HuffPo Traffic, Pleasing Chairman Denton - Posted October 14, 2010
Thanks to a couple of huge stories this month, the Gawker blog network beat the Huffington Post's web traffic numbers for the first time ever. Gawker founder Nick Denton was pleased. Very pleased. Romenesko got a hold of Denton's memo to staff, bragging about his HUGE...traffic. (You got that Tribune Co.... [FishbowlLA]

The New Yorker Profiles "Curiously Loyal, Ruthless" Gawker Media Founder Nick Denton - Posted October 11, 2010
Gawker Media founder Nick Denton goes by many titles: journalist, editor, proprietor, and Internet ... [Fishbowl NY]

The New Yorker Profiles "Curiously Loyal, Ruthless" Gawker Media Founder Nick Denton - Posted October 11, 2010
Gawker Media founder Nick Denton goes by many titles: journalist, editor, proprietor, and Internet ... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: Gawker Media; Marketing on Twitter; FTC's crackdown; Twitter's ads - Posted October 11, 2010
Mediaweek: Digital Hotlist 2010; Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare bring the heat New Yorker: Nick Denton, Gawker Media, and Journalism's future Flowtown: ... [PRNewser]

What's A Gawker Bounty Worth? - Posted October 8, 2010
How does Gawker decide how much to pay for commissioned stories or gossip? It's pretty simple. A penny per new visitor, Business Insider reports. They got their hands on a memo Nick Denton sent out explaining to his editors how much they should pay for information. So if you've got a juicy tip,... [MediaJobsDaily]

Tina Brown Confirms She Has Her Eye On Newsweek - Posted October 7, 2010
Daily Beast founder Tina Brown has confirmed that she does indeed have her eye on Newsweek. The deal, if it happens, would expand Brown's platform, even when/if Newsweek is significantly trimmed and give IAC owner Barry Diller the opportunity to monetize the news and commentary site. Guardian ... [Fishbowl NY]

Tina Brown Confirms She Has Her Eye On Newsweek - Posted October 7, 2010
Daily Beast founder Tina Brown has confirmed that she does indeed have her eye on Newsweek. The deal, if it happens, would expand Brown's platform, even when/if Newsweek is significantly trimmed and give IAC owner Barry Diller the opportunity to monetize the news and commentary site. Guardian ... [FishbowlNY]

Evan Smith of Texas Tribune: 'Journalists Deserve a Living Wage' - Posted August 25, 2010
In the final segment of our Media Beat interview, I spoke with Texas Tribune CEO and editor-in-chief Evan Smith about the nonprofit news organization's business model. Because the Tribune does not receive advertising, Smith said, it relies on "five buckets" of revenue: membership, major donors, foundations, corporate sponsorship, and earned... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Gawker Media Sees Growth As Its COO Gets Profiled - Posted July 7, 2010
Have you heard of this wry upstart blog network, Gawker Media? It seems they have been doing gangbusters of late. Ok, so Gawker is not exactly a startup anymore as it has made the jump to become a legitimately successful online business. Other blog networks wish they had the reach and... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Burning Bridges Inc. - Posted May 27, 2010
Emily Gould Former Gawker.com Editor Emily Gould has come to town this week and she promptly threw a rock (more like a boulder) at her old boss, Nick Denton, founder and editor of Gawker Media and founder of Wonkette. She's vis... [FishbowlDC]

PR Firm Ensures Clients Will Be Savaged By Gawker Media - Posted May 4, 2010
Well, maybe not. However, social media focused agency Attention -- home to former PRWeek editor-in-chief Keith O'Brien -- has taken to internet stunts lately as a way... [PRNewser]

Gizmodo Search and Seizure Casts Doubts That iPhone Leak Was PR Stunt - Posted April 26, 2010
A little more than one week after news first surfaced that Gawker Media tech gadget site Gizmodo had secured Apple's next iPhone - via a $5,000 payment to someone who found it in a bar - police raided the h... [PRNewser]

Nick Denton on Gizmodo iPhone Scoop: 'Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Worth of Publicity for the Site' - Posted April 21, 2010
A few days after Gawker chief executive Nick Denton's Gizmodo site landed "pretty much the biggest tech scoop ever," according to him, gadget press and marketers gathered at Edelman's New York offices for PaidContent's "The State of Gadget Media" event. The big scoop, of course, was Gizmodo ... [PRNewser]

Apple PR's Response To The iPhone 4 Leak - Posted April 20, 2010
Well, they haven't really responded yet, but we thought that headline would catch your attention. For those who haven't been following, a version of the next iPhone was left in a Silicon Valley bar recently, and the device ended up in the hands of tech blog Gizmodo. ... [PRNewser]

Gawker Media Seeks Freelance Flack - Posted April 9, 2010
Gawker Media's Nick Denton is not only looking for less inside baseball and better headlines, he's looking for an old fashioned flack too. According to a post this afternoon, th... [PRNewser]

SXSWi in Quotes - Posted March 17, 2010
[Gym Class Heroes and Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz at the Ustream Party. Courtesy Nick McGlynn for mediabistro.com/RandomNightOut.com] ... [PRNewser]

Leno's New Promo | O'Reilly Defends Obama | New Media Guidelines | Gawker's Cold Embrace | Ad Money Returns | The Bieber Experience - Posted February 19, 2010
... [Fishbowl NY]

Leno's New Promo | O'Reilly Defends Obama | New Media Guidelines | Gawker's Cold Embrace | Ad Money Returns | The Bieber Experience - Posted February 19, 2010
... [FishbowlNY]

Changes At The Gawker Masthead - Posted February 17, 2010
This week has seen some major changes over at Nick Denton's premiere site, Gawker.com. First off: Managing Editor Gabrie... [Fishbowl NY]

Changes At The Gawker Masthead - Posted February 17, 2010
This week has seen some major changes over at Nick Denton's premiere site, Gawker.com. First off: Managing Editor Gabrie... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Media Acquires Cityfile; Gawker Editor-in-Chief Gabriel Snyder Out - Posted February 15, 2010
After growing his blog network from the inside since 2002, Gawker Media founder Nick Denton made his first acquisition today, Cityfile, a news and information guide about New York City's boldface names. Cityfile is already directing users to cityfile.gawker.com. MediaDecoder reports a price was not di... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Andrew Breitbart, Nick Denton: Words at Dawn - Posted February 3, 2010
There's an East Coast - West Coast Twitter storm abrewin' between Big Hollywood's Andrew Breitbart and Gawker Media's Nick Denton. After Gawker's Alex Pareene picked up on an NPR story about Breitbart, Breitbart took to Twitter to respond: ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New York Magazine's Vulture Blog Expands - Posted February 1, 2010
New York magazine's blogs -- from Daily Intel to Vulture to Grub Street -- represent an interesting mini-empire on the Web. Unlike the disparate sites owned by say, Dan Abrams or ... [Fishbowl NY]

New York Magazine's Vulture Blog Expands - Posted February 1, 2010
New York magazine's blogs -- from Daily Intel to Vulture to Grub Street -- represent an interesting mini-empire on the Web. Unlike the disparate sites owned by say, Dan Abrams or ... [FishbowlNY]

Abrams On His Latest Site: Geekosystem To Cover Everything From Gamma Ray Bursts To Zelda - Posted January 25, 2010
When MSNBC's Dan Abrams launched Mediaite.com last July, it raised a host of questions: what was the media news site's relationship to Abra... [Fishbowl NY]

Abrams On His Latest Site: Geekosystem To Cover Everything From Gamma Ray Bursts To Zelda - Posted January 25, 2010
When MSNBC's Dan Abrams launched Mediaite.com last July, it raised a host of questions: what was the media news site's relationship to Abra... [FishbowlNY]

Pay The Writer? Not With This Technology! - Posted January 6, 2010
The clip above of sci-fi writer ... [Fishbowl NY]

Pay The Writer? Not With This Technology! - Posted January 6, 2010
The clip above of sci-fi writer ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Values Uniques For 2010 - Posted January 5, 2010
After cutting back in 2008, Gawker Media rebounded in 2009. And as revenues climbed, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker Values Uniques For 2010 - Posted January 5, 2010
After cutting back in 2008, Gawker Media rebounded in 2009. And as revenues climbed, ... [FishbowlNY]

2010 Prediction: Gawker Will Be Sued By Joe Francis - Posted December 31, 2009
This isn't so much a New Year's prediction as a New Year's fact: Joe Francis and his publicist have already declared war on Gawker for naming him Douche Of the Decade and pin... [Fishbowl NY]

2010 Prediction: Gawker Will Be Sued By Joe Francis - Posted December 31, 2009
This isn't so much a New Year's prediction as a New Year's fact: Joe Francis and his publicist have already declared war on Gawker for naming him Douche Of the Decade and pin... [FishbowlNY]

E&P Columnist Pens Parting Blows - Posted December 29, 2009
When it was announced earlier this month that Editor & Publisher would be closing after over a century of publishing, it was the crappy cherry atop an awful y... [Fishbowl NY]

E&P Columnist Pens Parting Blows - Posted December 29, 2009
When it was announced earlier this month that Editor & Publisher would be closing after over a century of publishing, it was the crappy cherry atop an awful y... [FishbowlNY]

Shafrir, Lawson To Return To Gawker - Posted December 23, 2009
As revealed by TheAwl.com yesterday, and confirmed by Gawker editor-in-chief Gabri... [Fishbowl NY]

Shafrir, Lawson To Return To Gawker - Posted December 23, 2009
As revealed by TheAwl.com yesterday, and confirmed by Gawker editor-in-chief Gabri... [FishbowlNY]

Mediaite Launches Three More Niche Sites - Posted December 8, 2009
Lets face it, New York media rankings are interesting to a small group of people: the power players involved, and their parents. So it was surprising when MSNBC's Dan Abrams launched his muc... [Fishbowl NY]

Mediaite Launches Three More Niche Sites - Posted December 8, 2009
Lets face it, New York media rankings are interesting to a small group of people: the power players involved, and their parents. So it was surprising when MSNBC's Dan Abrams launched his muc... [FishbowlNY]

More On Gawker Media's Full-Time Status - Posted December 3, 2009
Monday morning Nick Denton announced that for the first time ever, Gawker Media writers would have the opportunity to become full-time employees instead of freelancers. Ostensibly good news in this win... [Fishbowl NY]

More On Gawker Media's Full-Time Status - Posted December 3, 2009
Monday morning Nick Denton announced that for the first time ever, Gawker Media writers would have the opportunity to become full-time employees instead of freelancers. Ostensibly good news in this win... [FishbowlNY]

Tribune Gets More Time|Hachette Moves|Forbes May Sell HQ For $55M|Two Memos|Daily Beast-ers "Happy As Clams" - Posted December 2, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [Fishbowl NY]

Tribune Gets More Time|Hachette Moves|Forbes May Sell HQ For $55M|Two Memos|Daily Beast-ers "Happy As Clams" - Posted December 2, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlNY]

Tis The Season...For Person Of The Year Polls - Posted December 1, 2009
Since it's now December (eek) the year that was 2009 is coming to a close. And you know what that means: for the next few weeks, end of the year lists and "best of" retrospectives will be filling up all of the magazines and Web sites that we love to read. In... [Fishbowl NY]

Tis The Season...For Person Of The Year Polls - Posted December 1, 2009
Since it's now December (eek) the year that was 2009 is coming to a close. And you know what that means: for the next few weeks, end of the year lists and "best of" retrospectives will be filling up all of the magazines and Web sites that we love to read. In... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Offers Writers Full-Time Employment - Posted November 30, 2009
Writing as a "career" isn't easy, in part due to the fact that no company will let you treat it like one. Journalism, whether it be for an online publication or traditional print media, is no longer considered a full-time job, even when it is. From freelancers to permalancers to contractors,... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker Offers Writers Full-Time Employment - Posted November 30, 2009
Writing as a "career" isn't easy, in part due to the fact that no company will let you treat it like one. Journalism, whether it be for an online publication or traditional print media, is no longer considered a full-time job, even when it is. From freelancers to permalancers to contractors,... [FishbowlNY]

GawkerTV Launches With Intern Workforce, Optimistic About Ad Sales - Posted November 3, 2009
Today's launch of Gawker.TV is the product of Richard Blakeley's three years as Nick Denton's video editor. Now the This Is Why You're Fat co-autho... [Fishbowl NY]

GawkerTV Launches With Intern Workforce, Optimistic About Ad Sales - Posted November 3, 2009
Today's launch of Gawker.TV is the product of Richard Blakeley's three years as Nick Denton's video editor. Now the This Is Why You're Fat co-autho... [FishbowlNY]

Balloon Boy And Checkbook Journalism: Is It All Bad? - Posted October 19, 2009
King-of-the-blogosphere Nick Denton paid a 25-year-old student an undisclosed sum for his story about unwittingly helping father Richard Heene plan the hoax, which involved pretending that 6-year-old ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Gawker Launches Open Forums - Posted October 15, 2009
Gawker Media has unveiled a new feature across its nine blogs, creating a space where readers can leave comments and initiate discussions beyond the reach of moderators. Now, Gawker's blogs have a tip submission box at the top that is as large as the blog's logo, inviting readers to submit content... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker Launches Open Forums - Posted October 15, 2009
Gawker Media has unveiled a new feature across its nine blogs, creating a space where readers can leave comments and initiate discussions beyond the reach of moderators. Now, Gawker's blogs have a tip submission box at the top that is as large as the blog's logo, inviting readers to submit content... [FishbowlNY]

Party Bite: Eater Celebrates Relaunch - Posted October 7, 2009
Spotted Pig owner Ken Friedman and Lockhart Steele Lockhart Steele hosted a private bash for friends and foodies on the third floor of The Spotted Pig Monday night to celebrate the relaunch of his Eater site. The attendees included ... [Fishbowl NY]

Party Bite: Eater Celebrates Relaunch - Posted October 7, 2009
Spotted Pig owner Ken Friedman and Lockhart Steele Lockhart Steele hosted a private bash for friends and foodies on the third floor of The Spotted Pig Monday night to celebrate the relaunch of his Eater site. The attendees included ... [FishbowlNY]

What Will The Gawker Sex Tape Lawsuit Mean For Bloggers? - Posted September 24, 2009
First there was the not so scandalous sex tape featuring a three-way romp between married celeb couple Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayhear... [Fishbowl NY]

What Will The Gawker Sex Tape Lawsuit Mean For Bloggers? - Posted September 24, 2009
First there was the not so scandalous sex tape featuring a three-way romp between married celeb couple Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayhear... [FishbowlNY]

One Last Thought On Robert Novak|Newsday Rejects Ad Chastising Parent Co.|Time Inc. Buys Detroit Home|More Reaction To Reader's Digest Ch. 11 News|Is Anyone Profiting From Gawker's Threesome Video? - Posted August 18, 2009
... [Fishbowl NY]

One Last Thought On Robert Novak|Newsday Rejects Ad Chastising Parent Co.|Time Inc. Buys Detroit Home|More Reaction To Reader's Digest Ch. 11 News|Is Anyone Profiting From Gawker's Threesome Video? - Posted August 18, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

WaPo Writer's Gawker Experience Raises Questions Of Fair Use - Posted August 3, 2009
We feel a bit guilty blogging about this right now, fearing that it will just add fuel to the fire raging over blogs (like this one) that draw information and quotes from stories in news sources like The Washington Post. But thanks to an article in the Post this w... [Fishbowl NY]

WaPo Writer's Gawker Experience Raises Questions Of Fair Use - Posted August 3, 2009
We feel a bit guilty blogging about this right now, fearing that it will just add fuel to the fire raging over blogs (like this one) that draw information and quotes from stories in news sources like The Washington Post. But thanks to an article in the Post this w... [FishbowlNY]

At Gawker, Traffic Graphs Only Tell Part Of The Story - Posted July 28, 2009
Yesterday, Gawker's Nick Denton boasted about the tremendous revenue growth his company had experienced during the first half of the year, despite the recession. Denton also published ... [Fishbowl NY]

At Gawker, Traffic Graphs Only Tell Part Of The Story - Posted July 28, 2009
Yesterday, Gawker's Nick Denton boasted about the tremendous revenue growth his company had experienced during the first half of the year, despite the recession. Denton also published ... [FishbowlNY]

Denton: Gawker Revenues Actually Up 45 Percent This Year - Posted July 27, 2009
Earlier this month, Gawker Media overlord Nick Denton ... [Fishbowl NY]

Denton: Gawker Revenues Actually Up 45 Percent This Year - Posted July 27, 2009
Earlier this month, Gawker Media overlord Nick Denton ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Media Revenues/Pageviews Up, Bitter/Sweet - Posted July 27, 2009
Felix Salmon at Reuters reports: Nick Denton says that Gawker Media's revenues were 45% higher in the first two ... [FishbowlLA]

With A 35 Percent Increase In Ad Revenues, Gawker Reinstates Pageview Bonuses - Posted July 10, 2009
Last year was a tough one for Gawker Media. But as publisher Nick Denton told Nieman Journalism Lab yesterday, ... [Fishbowl NY]

With A 35 Percent Increase In Ad Revenues, Gawker Reinstates Pageview Bonuses - Posted July 10, 2009
Last year was a tough one for Gawker Media. But as publisher Nick Denton told Nieman Journalism Lab yesterday, ... [FishbowlNY]

Friday's RTCA Dinner Wrap Up|Meredith Titles Show Ad Growth In July|Gawker's Denton Says He's Not Bored|NYT's Pogue Takes Heat For Speaker's Fee|Dumenco Continues Anti-HuffPo Campaign - Posted June 22, 2009
... [Fishbowl NY]

Friday's RTCA Dinner Wrap Up|Meredith Titles Show Ad Growth In July|Gawker's Denton Says He's Not Bored|NYT's Pogue Takes Heat For Speaker's Fee|Dumenco Continues Anti-HuffPo Campaign - Posted June 22, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

How Many Media Moguls Can Fit Onto A NYC Rooftop? - Posted June 5, 2009
Valleywag's Ryan Tate has the wrap on last night's Founder's Club Internet Week bash here in New York: There were so many old-media bigwigs at the Internet Week event, it's surprising there were any admission badges left for Web startups. Bonnie Fuller, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Gawker Media's Denton: Magazine and Newspaper Reporters "Don't Adjust Well to Working Online" - Posted June 4, 2009
Earlier this week we asked the question, "Do Former Journalists Make Good PR Pros?" which generated a healthy debate in the comments section of that post. At least one media company owner believes "traditional media" journalists don't make... [PRNewser]

Denton, Newmark, Fuller, Twitter's Dorsey And WSJ's Murray Talk Media's Future - Posted June 3, 2009
We interrupt coverage of Mediabistro Circus to bring you news of another media panel going on at New York University today as part of New York's Internet Week. I Want Media hosted a panel earlier today featuring former Star magazine editor ... [Fishbowl NY]

Denton, Newmark, Fuller, Twitter's Dorsey And WSJ's Murray Talk Media's Future - Posted June 3, 2009
We interrupt coverage of Mediabistro Circus to bring you news of another media panel going on at New York University today as part of New York's Internet Week. I Want Media hosted a panel earlier today featuring former Star magazine editor ... [FishbowlNY]

'True' Confession: We Talk to Ad Sales All The Time - Posted May 28, 2009
We really don't do this often -- oh, screw it: I'm not even using that blog convention of the royal 'we' for this one. It's me, managing editor Rebecca Fox, speaking on behalf of my mediabistro.com editorial colleagues in a rare fit of first-person. I'm here to tell you som... [Fishbowl NY]

'True' Confession: We Talk to Ad Sales All The Time - Posted May 28, 2009
We really don't do this often -- oh, screw it: I'm not even using that blog convention of the royal 'we' for this one. It's me, managing editor Rebecca Fox, speaking on behalf of my mediabistro.com editorial colleagues in a rare fit of first-person. I'm here to tell you som... [FishbowlNY]

Nick Denton Scheming Something New.But What? - Posted May 20, 2009
In a Q&A with AdAge, Gawker Media's Nick Denton says the end of aggregated content sites may be nigh while "original reporting will be rewarded." We agree, although one stop shopping still works for our blog network and the communities we serve - both through our local sites and through our... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Blogosphere Moves: Owen Thomas Leaves Valleywag ; Ryan Tate Promoted - Posted May 4, 2009
Tech gossip journalist Owen Thomas announced over the weekend that he was leaving Gawker Media's tech column Valleywag for an NBC-owned startup news site about the ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Gawker Media Blogger Jumps to NBC Local Media Site - Posted May 1, 2009
Owen Thomas, the editor of Gawker Media's Valleywag is leaving the site and WebNewser hears he is heading to the San Francisco/San Jose NBC site, NBCBayArea.com. The site is co-located in San Jose with NBC station KNTV and CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau. This means Tho... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Why I Followed Andrew Sullivan to the Financial District - Posted April 21, 2009
It's sort of fitting that my last FBNY post should be about ... [Fishbowl NY]

Why I Followed Andrew Sullivan to the Financial District - Posted April 21, 2009
It's sort of fitting that my last FBNY post should be about ... [FishbowlNY]

Go Online, Young Journalist! - Posted March 2, 2009
While no one can come to an honest conclusion about the life or death of print journalism&#151earnings for the New York Times plummeted 48 percent, but profits for the Financial Times rose 15 percent&#151there is one media industry that does not seem to be suffering.... [MediaJobsDaily]

Defamer About to Be Defunct - Posted February 23, 2009
Peter Kafka off AllThingsD's Media Memo brings us this scoop: Here's what should be the last step in Nick Denton's sl... [FishbowlLA]

Should Yahoo Buy Gawker, The New York Times? - Posted January 26, 2009
So what's in store for Yahoo? New CEO Carol Bartz will be announcing the company's first quarter results tomorrow, and all signs point towards the numbers being less than spectacular.... [Fishbowl NY]

Should Yahoo Buy Gawker, The New York Times? - Posted January 26, 2009
So what's in store for Yahoo? New CEO Carol Bartz will be announcing the company's first quarter results tomorrow, and all signs point towards the numbers being less than spectacular.... [FishbowlNY]

What Surprised Michael Wolff Most About Rupert Murdoch May Also Surprise You! - Posted December 10, 2008
The party for Michael Wolff's much ballyhooed official Rupert Murdoch biography The Man Who Owns the News was held last night at the stunning penthouse of Milk Studios on the West... [Fishbowl NY]

What Surprised Michael Wolff Most About Rupert Murdoch May Also Surprise You! - Posted December 10, 2008
The party for Michael Wolff's much ballyhooed official Rupert Murdoch biography The Man Who Owns the News was held last night at the stunning penthouse of Milk Studios on the West... [FishbowlNY]

Layoffs at NBC, Putting Numbers to Print's Demise - Posted December 4, 2008
There is not a lot of good news to report this morning. TVNewser is reporting that NBC will be cutting 500 jobs, or 3% of its total workforce, at all levels of the company inclu... [Fishbowl NY]

Layoffs at NBC, Putting Numbers to Print's Demise - Posted December 4, 2008
There is not a lot of good news to report this morning. TVNewser is reporting that NBC will be cutting 500 jobs, or 3% of its total workforce, at all levels of the company inclu... [FishbowlNY]

Which Jezebels Went Part-Time; Denton on Gawker Cuts - Posted December 2, 2008
(L-R: Megan Carpentier, Tracie Egan, and Sadie Stein) In the wake of Gawker Media's latest layoffs, we're hearing more about what went down at the blog network. Sources with inside knowledge of today's cuts report that editors ... [Fishbowl NY]

Which Jezebels Went Part-Time; Denton on Gawker Cuts - Posted December 2, 2008
(L-R: Megan Carpentier, Tracie Egan, and Sadie Stein) In the wake of Gawker Media's latest layoffs, we're hearing more about what went down at the blog network. Sources with inside knowledge of today's cuts report that editors ... [FishbowlNY]

New Staff Cuts At Gawker, Gizmodo and Jezebel - Posted December 2, 2008
FishbowlNY has confirmed layoffs and pay cuts for writers at the blogs Gawker, Gizmodo and Jezebel. Gawker editor Sheila McClear and Jezebel editorial assistant Maria-Mercedes ... [Fishbowl NY]

New Staff Cuts At Gawker, Gizmodo and Jezebel - Posted December 2, 2008
FishbowlNY has confirmed layoffs and pay cuts for writers at the blogs Gawker, Gizmodo and Jezebel. Gawker editor Sheila McClear and Jezebel editorial assistant Maria-Mercedes ... [FishbowlNY]

Ex-Gawker Editor Speculates on Why Denton Shuttered Valleywag - Posted November 20, 2008
Over at the L.A. Times ex-Gawker editor (and recent Radaronline scribe) Choire Sicha is speculating as to w... [Fishbowl NY]

Ex-Gawker Editor Speculates on Why Denton Shuttered Valleywag - Posted November 20, 2008
Over at the L.A. Times ex-Gawker editor (and recent Radaronline scribe) Choire Sicha is speculating as to w... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 11.14.08 - Posted November 14, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Nick Denton: Doom-Mongering the Future of Media - Posted November 12, 2008
Never one to let things lie Nick Denton held a "doom-mongering" summit of sorts at Gawker headquarters last night apparenty feeling that it was time for... [Fishbowl NY]

Nick Denton: Doom-Mongering the Future of Media - Posted November 12, 2008
Never one to let things lie Nick Denton held a "doom-mongering" summit of sorts at Gawker headquarters last night apparenty feeling that it was time for... [FishbowlNY]

Elizabeth Spiers' New (ish) Project: An Online Maxim for Women - Posted October 23, 2008
Elizabeth Spiers, who launched Gawker back in 2002 along with Nick Denton, and also had a hand in launching this bl... [Fishbowl NY]

Elizabeth Spiers' New (ish) Project: An Online Maxim for Women - Posted October 23, 2008
Elizabeth Spiers, who launched Gawker back in 2002 along with Nick Denton, and also had a hand in launching this bl... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 10.08.08 - Posted October 8, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

Sharon Waxman Skewers Nick Denton, Internet - Posted October 6, 2008
Sharon Waxman takes aim at Snarker-in-chief Nick Denton (which we get) as well as the flight of talented journali... [FishbowlLA]

Nick Denton: 'I Felt I'd Done My Job' - Posted October 6, 2008
Our sister site, Agency Spy has an interview today with Gawker... [FishbowlLA]

Gawker Lays Off 19 Editorial Staff Including Moe Tkacik - Posted October 3, 2008
Gawker had their own black Friday newsdump today. In a move that may soon become known as the Denton doctrine, Gawker head Nick Denton announced that he was preemptively lay... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker Lays Off 19 Editorial Staff Including Moe Tkacik - Posted October 3, 2008
Gawker had their own black Friday newsdump today. In a move that may soon become known as the Denton doctrine, Gawker head Nick Denton announced that he was preemptively lay... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Media Lays Off/Hires People - Posted October 3, 2008
Nick Denton's Gawker Media is laying off 19 people and suspending the page view bonus model. Good news is he's also hiring 10 people. The only one named is LA's Gabriel Snyder to be the managi... [FishbowlLA]

As the New York Media World Turns - Posted October 1, 2008
Two different stories are floating around the very fishbowl-like world of New York media today (hey we didn't just pluck our name from a hat). First off, Radar is reporting that ... [Fishbowl NY]

As the New York Media World Turns - Posted October 1, 2008
Two different stories are floating around the very fishbowl-like world of New York media today (hey we didn't just pluck our name from a hat). First off, Radar is reporting that ... [FishbowlNY]

Denton Ready For "Fun" Feud With O'Reilly - Posted September 22, 2008
Authorities have zeroed in on who they believe hacked Gov. Sarah Palin's email account, and the 20-year-old (yes, 20-year-old) may soon... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Thinks Nick Denton Should Go to Jail, and Other Stories of New York Media Doing the MSM's Job For Them - Posted September 22, 2008
No one is safe! ... [Fishbowl NY]

O'Reilly Thinks Nick Denton Should Go to Jail, and Other Stories of New York Media Doing the MSM's Job For Them - Posted September 22, 2008
No one is safe! ... [FishbowlNY]

O'Reilly Blasts Hackers, Hackers Hack Him Back - Posted September 21, 2008
Wired is reporting FNC anchor Bill O'Reilly's personal Web site, BillOReilly.com, has been hacked in a response to his a... [TVNewser]

Gawker and the Palin Emails: Taking a Look at the Numbers - Posted September 18, 2008
We've been keeping our eye on Gawker's Palin post numbers as they continue to escalate. The current tally of views the post has received stands at 777,453, meaning ... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker and the Palin Emails: Taking a Look at the Numbers - Posted September 18, 2008
We've been keeping our eye on Gawker's Palin post numbers as they continue to escalate. The current tally of views the post has received stands at 777,453, meaning ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker's Hiring. Want to be the Next Nick Denton? - Posted September 3, 2008
'Cuz, apparently, not even Nick Denton wants to be Nick Denton. ... [FishbowlLA]

Gawker Wanted: Denton Signing Off As Managing Editor - Posted September 2, 2008
After eight successful (there's a graph if you don't believe us) months Nick Denton is stepping down as managing editor at Gawker. Think you're up for... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker Wanted: Denton Signing Off As Managing Editor - Posted September 2, 2008
After eight successful (there's a graph if you don't believe us) months Nick Denton is stepping down as managing editor at Gawker. Think you're up for... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 08.12.08 - Posted August 12, 2008
Good morning, Washington. Did you survive the GMail outage last night? Thank God we use Yahoo! Moving on: What journo is the father of the adorable baby shown above? Let us know. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the... [FishbowlDC]

Jezebel Moe off the Radar, On to Gawker - Posted July 23, 2008
Stop the presses. Or moveable type. Or whatever. Radar has just informed us that Jezebel's Moe Tkacik is staying put. Sort of. According to Radaronline.com executive editor Alex Balk, wh... [Fishbowl NY]

Jezebel Moe off the Radar, On to Gawker - Posted July 23, 2008
Stop the presses. Or moveable type. Or whatever. Radar has just informed us that Jezebel's Moe Tkacik is staying put. Sort of. According to Radaronline.com executive editor Alex Balk, wh... [FishbowlNY]

NowPublic Releases Randomly Assembled New York 'MostPublic' List - Posted July 21, 2008
We love lists. Especially ones that sort of tell us what we already know, except they randomly switch it around just to keep it interesting? Make sure we're paying attention? It's not clear. Anyway, wi... [Fishbowl NY]

NowPublic Releases Randomly Assembled New York 'MostPublic' List - Posted July 21, 2008
We love lists. Especially ones that sort of tell us what we already know, except they randomly switch it around just to keep it interesting? Make sure we're paying attention? It's not clear. Anyway, wi... [FishbowlNY]

Gridskipper Editor on Gawker Media: 'The Whole Pageviews Thing is a Fallacy' - Posted April 18, 2008
Yesterday we chatted up Gridskipper assistant editor Hunter Walker on IM to see what he had to say about life in the wake of Monday's sale of the site and fellow former Gawker Media properties Wonkette and Idolato... [Fishbowl NY]

Gridskipper Editor on Gawker Media: 'The Whole Pageviews Thing is a Fallacy' - Posted April 18, 2008
Yesterday we chatted up Gridskipper assistant editor Hunter Walker on IM to see what he had to say about life in the wake of Monday's sale of the site and fellow former Gawker Media properties Wonkette and Idolato... [FishbowlNY]

FBNY Dishes About All Things Gawker - Posted April 14, 2008
Our sister blog, Fishbowl NY, wakes up a lot earlier than us. It also works harder than we do, smiles less often and wears more black. But that's beside the point. FBNY has all the scoop about the Gawker sales, including this quote from Nick Denton "To be blunt: they each had... [FishbowlLA]

Gasp! Wonkette Is Sold! - Posted April 14, 2008
Politico.com reports that Gawker Media's Nick Denton is selling local blog Wonkette (as well as Gridskipper and Idolator). Why? "They each had their editorial successes; but someone else will have better luck selling the advertising than we did." Around town, we always hear "Wonkette's not what it used to be" but, to... [FishbowlDC]

Vote for Time's Most Influential, and Please Let Nikki Finke Beat Perez Hilton - Posted April 4, 2008
Time has a poll--the 100 Most Influential People in the World. Go on, vote for Nikki Finke. We did. She's ahead of John McCain, Nicholas Sarkozy, and Vladimir Putin. Perez Hilton is at # 5, which is a sign of the end times. On the bright side, Nick Denton, at #204, beats Eliot Spitze... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 03.03.08 - Posted March 3, 2008
Good morning Washington. One year ago we said goodbye to Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and AP said hello (again) to Ron Fournier. It's the birthday of Al... [FishbowlDC]

Tionna Smalls Signs TV Deal - Posted January 29, 2008
Is that sound we hear Nick Denton gnashing his teeth? Atlas Media Corp. signed programming deals with Discovery Communications and Beyond Distribution for several new series, including Tionna Smalls --exclusive talent and reality series development deal for a series based on Tionna's life, times and career. When Den... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 01.23.08 - Posted January 23, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | WEST WING REPORTAGE | JOBS You are ... [FishbowlDC]

Grigoriadis Dissects Gawker, Finds Shriveled Heart - Posted October 15, 2007
Vanessa Grigoriadis gets back at Gawker for making fun of her wedding write-up. Writing in New York, Grigoriadis writes: Like most journali... [FishbowlLA]

Breaking: Denton's Valleywag Poaches Editor From Business 2.0 - Posted June 14, 2007
Denton: Less blogging, more tanning We just got word that Valleywag has a new editor in Owen Thomas of Business 2.0. Thomas, a former online editor for Time Inc., currently edits 2.0's ... [Fishbowl NY]

Breaking: Denton's Valleywag Poaches Editor From Business 2.0 - Posted June 14, 2007
Denton: Less blogging, more tanning We just got word that Valleywag has a new editor in Owen Thomas of Business 2.0. Thomas, a former online editor for Time Inc., currently edits 2.0's ... [FishbowlNY]

Breaking: Lockhart Steele To Leave Gawker For Curbed - Posted May 21, 2007
EXCLUSIVE Longtime Gawker managing editor Lockhart Steele is leaving Gawker Media to devote his new media expertise to Curbed, the burgeoning real estate and food-focused blog empire, FishbowlNY has learned. Steele will leave Gawker at the end of June. Steele joined Gawker in February 2005. In an unusual twis... [Fishbowl NY]

Breaking: Lockhart Steele To Leave Gawker For Curbed - Posted May 21, 2007
EXCLUSIVE Longtime Gawker managing editor Lockhart Steele is leaving Gawker Media to devote his new media expertise to Curbed, the burgeoning real estate and food-focused blog empire, FishbowlNY has learned. Steele will leave Gawker at the end of June. Steele joined Gawker in February 2005. In an unusual twis... [FishbowlNY]

Candace Bushnell's Lipstick Jungle Filming Takes Over Balthazar - Posted March 12, 2007
Shooting for Sex And The City writer Candace Bushnell's latest TV adaptation, Lipstick Jungle, took over Spring Street bistro staple Balthazar overnight, forcing Nick Denton and other neighborhood regula... [Fishbowl NY]

Candace Bushnell's Lipstick Jungle Filming Takes Over Balthazar - Posted March 12, 2007
Shooting for Sex And The City writer Candace Bushnell's latest TV adaptation, Lipstick Jungle, took over Spring Street bistro staple Balthazar overnight, forcing Nick Denton and other neighborhood regula... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Fires Mohney, Rehires Sicha - Posted January 18, 2007
Gawker Media has fired Chris Mohney, the first-ever managing editor of its flagship, Gawker, six months into his tenure. Daily Intel, edited by former Gawker co-editor Jesse Oxfeld (and former mediabistro.com editor), has ... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker Fires Mohney, Rehires Sicha - Posted January 18, 2007
Gawker Media has fired Chris Mohney, the first-ever managing editor of its flagship, Gawker, six months into his tenure. Daily Intel, edited by former Gawker co-editor Jesse Oxfeld (and former mediabistro.com editor), has ... [FishbowlNY]

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