Gawker Articles

MSN Spaces/Volvo Deal Shows Big Blog Advertisers Crave Safety

Microsoft and Volvo today announced that the car company is now advertising on the MSN Spaces blogging platform. The new campaign includes a micro site that enables consumers to find interesting content within the MSN community.

Location Still Important With Internet PR

An article today reminded me that your location is still very important in getting press coverage.

Location Still Matters With Internet PR

An article today reminded me that your location is still very important in getting press coverage.

Seven Bloggers Named to Media 100 List

Seven bloggers have been named to The Media 100 (PDF) – Media Magazine’s annual list …

Who’s got the Biggest? – Public Site Stats

I’m not sure why, but there’s a weird trend sweeping through the blogosphere that when you think about it, takes us right back to the Geocities style hit counters and spinning logos days.

Fred Durst Sends Gawker Flowers, Drops Gawker from Suit?

Fred Durst has apparently dropped Gawker from his lawsuit over the hosting of his hacked sex video.

Strange Gawker Reply To Durst Sex Tape Suit

Gawker was served a lawsuit on Friday by the legal team of Fred Durst. You may recall that he was the second celebrity whose Sidekick was hacked.

Gawker Sued By Fred Durst Over Video

Gawker is in trouble over hosting the Fred Durst sex video (his phone was hacked) …

CheapTickets.com Pulls Gawker Media Sponsorship

PR Week: Cheaptickets.com has confirmed it has canceled its sponsorship of Gawker Media travel blog Gridskipper less than one month after the deal went live.

Steve Rubel Speaks About Blogs and PR

Here’s where you can catch me speaking about blogs and PR over the next few weeks …

Levis to Put Bloggers in an Ad

Gawker reports that Levi’s wants to cast bloggers for an advertising campaign … A tipster sent Gawker the following email.

Gawker Media Launches Two New Blogs

Nick Denton’s Gawker Media is launching two new blogs today- Gridskipper, dedicated to travel …

Weblogs Inc. Sends VW Ad Packing

Congrats to Jason Calacanis —- our winner of the week. One of his blogs, autoblog …

Gates Gives Blog Interview

I believe this is a first. Bill Gates gave his first blog interview – to Gizmodo. Huge score for Nick Denton and company.

There’s No Money in Blogs

In his annual end-of-year “State of the Contentsphere” column in e-Content magazine Steve Smith posits that there will be no money in 2005 for pure-play blog companies like Weblogs Inc. or Gawker Media.

Nick Denton Proposes Blog Ethics Organization

Nick Denton, in his personal blog has made a proposal for an official organization focusing on best practices for blogs.