Mail    Print   Share Share

Revolving Door Newsletter: 02.16.10

Gawker Buys Cityfile, Ousts Editor; Sun Sets on East West

February 16, 2010
For reasons he doesn't understand, Gabriel Snyder is out at Gawker. The move stems from Gawker Media's first-ever purchase. Nick Denton's company bought Cityfile and announced editor Remy Stern will take over as editor-in-chief of Gawker. ('s parent company, WebMediaBrands, also pursued Stern's site.) Denton offered Snyder a temporary position of assistant managing editor, but he smartly declined. In a post on Friday, the outgoing EIC discussed the site's record traffic and ended his inspired missive with the sentence, "So onward." Ironically, Gawker will continue going forward without Snyder, although ...

AvantGuild Sign Up Now!Sign Up Now!

The How to Pitch series is worth its weight in gold. In just the first month I'd already benefited enough to consider the cost of joining well worth it. -- Gaen Murphree
AvantGuild benefits give you access to:
  • Premium content, including our How to Pitch Guides, an indispensable tool for freelance writers. view sample >
  • Savings of up to $35 per class on courses and seminars.
  • Insurance discounts for freelancers and small businesses, including medical, dental, auto and home.
  • Lots of other professional discounts, including ZipCar (a $50 value) and your choice of magazine subscriptions (a $10 value).

... and much more! View all benefits or Sign up now!

Already an AvantGuild member?

Log in here to view the full page.

remember me
forgot your password?