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Whatever happened to Nick Denton's vows that Gawker Media would always remain lean and (especially) mean? His blogging empire appears to be adding new layers of management every day, along with new blogs like Jezebel -- the long-talked-about "girl Gawker" -- which launched on Monday with former Wall Street Journal reporter Moe Tkacik editing, Anna Holmes (a veteran of Star and InStyle) filing the role of managing editor, and Jennifer Gerson, who should have plenty of fashion magazine gossip to dish as the former assistant to Elle editor-in-chief Robbie Myers, handling the associate editor duties. Meanwhile, Gawker ...
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