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Dr. Phil Sues Gawker Media Over Te’o Debacle

Dr. Phil, as we previously reported, is suing Gawker media for their release of footage from an interview with Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the man who fooled football star Manti Te’o into believing he was a woman for over a year. Now, …

Gawker Traffic Reportedly Down 25% Following Design Changes
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A lot of sites have been experiencing major crises in traffic over the last week or so since Google’s recent algorithm update aimed at low quality content. Gawker has been hit with a similar problem, but for an entirely different reason.

Gawker Media founder Nick Denton revealed today that the company’s traffic is down by nearly a quarter as a result of the recent widely publicized redesign. 

Sean Salisbury (Allegedly) Threatens to Sue Gawker-Owned Deadspin
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Update: Deadspin has posted yet another set of messages from Salisbury, who claims he is finally finished sending them. In the latest set, he talks about how he wanted his messages off the record and not posted on the site, but then changes his mind.

Gawker Found February To Be “Not Dreadful”

Gawker Media’s Nick Denton has been in bunker mode for some time now, selling sites and laying off individuals in preparation for an economic apocalypse.  Given Gawker’s success, this spooked a lot of people.  However, a new memo from Denton hints that maybe things aren’t so bad, after all.

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Consumer Reports Buys Gawker’s Consumerist
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Consumer Reports publisher Consumers Union has acquired Consumerist.com from Nick Denton’s Gawker Media. Consumerist.com will operate independently of Consumer Reports publications, and will reside under a new non-profit entity called Consumer Media LLC.

Toast: Gawker Media Dumps Three Blogs

Nick Denton gave Wonkette, Gridskipper, and Idolator their walking papers in paring his blog network down to an even dozen.