Gawker Files Bankruptcy, Selling To Ziff Davis

Gawker announced today that it has filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors in order to safeguard its assets and keep publishing while it appeals the $130 million Hulk Hogan verdict. Gawker also said that it has an agreement with…

Linda Hogan Bitter Over Hulk’s $140 Million Win In Court, Calls It ‘Dirty Money’

Linda Hogan, Hulk Hogan’s ex-wife, is criticizing the former wrestler for taking “dirty money.” Hulk Hogan has won another $25 million in damages in relation to his multi-million dollar sex tape lawsuit against Gawker. The court initially awarded him $115…

Hulk Hogan’s $140 Million Win In Court

Hulk Hogan’s fight for his privacy regarding the leaked sex tape published by Gawker a decade ago has resulted in the former WWE wrestler being awarded $140 million and he is now talking about the win for the first time.…

Hulk Hogan Testifies Against Bubba ‘The Love Sponge’ Clem In $100 Million Sex Tape Lawsuit

American Wrestler Hulk Hogan gave his testimony on Monday for his $100 million invasion of privacy lawsuit against his best friend, Bubba “the Love Sponge” Clem and gossip website Gawker in relation to his 2006 sex tape. Hulk Hogan testifies…

Hulk Hogan: “God Gives His Hardest Battles To His Strongest Soldiers”

Hulk Hogan has found himself in a firestorm of controversy since audio was leaked online of a conversation in which he used racial slurs, and this week he took to social media to thank his fans and supporters as well…

Quentin Tarantino’s Teaser Trailer Leaked Online

Quentin Tarantino can’t keep anything private. A teaser for the director’s film The Hateful Eight has been leaked online. The teaser was linked with the film Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For, which is opening in theaters this…

Hulk Hogan Wrestles With Gawker Lawsuit

Hulk Hogan recently filed a lawsuit against the tabloid website Gawker after the site released an article and short video clip of Hogan and the wife of one of his friends having sex. Although the video was grainy and less…

Quentin Tarantino And Prince Attack Linking

It’s been an odd week in Internet news as both Quentin Tarantino and Prince looked to sue people for linking to things. The former is suing Gawker for posting links to his recently leaked film script hosted elsewhere, while the…

Quentin Tarantino Can Expect A Fight From Gawker

Quentin Tarantino filed a lawsuit this week against Gawker Media after he says its Defamer blog pointed to his leaked script for “The Hateful Eight” online, but the company says they will fight this one due to the fact that…

Quentin Tarantino Sues Gawker Over Script Leak

Quentin Tarantino announced last week that the script for his upcoming western, “The Hateful Eight”, was leaked after he gave it to three actors and their agents and said he wouldn’t be following through with the film because of it.…

Rob Ford And Alleged Crack House In The News Again, Still No Video

Ever since the stills of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly smoking crack cocaine hit the mainstream, the mayor’s denials and the house itself are still a topic of conversation, especially to the Canadian news cycle. Take, for instance, the latest…

Hogan On Gawker: They Are ‘Flagrantly’ Violating A Court Order

Hulk Hogan and his lawyers filed a motion to hold Gawker in contempt of court for disobeying a court order to remove an article about the infamous Hulk Hogan sex tape. Again, that’s the article, not just the video. The…

Gawker And BuzzFeed Turn To Tumblr After Being Taken Down By Hurricane Sandy

Update: BuzzFeed Director of Communications Alice Suh tells WebProNews, “BuzzFeed is up and running after the hard work of our team who worked all night bring our servers back to life. We are no longer operating off the compromised data…

Hulk Hogan Settles One Lawsuit, Still Battling Another

Hulk Hogan has settled his lawsuit against his former best friend, “Bubba the Love Sponge”–real name Todd Clem–for undisclosed terms, saying he’s happy Clem finally acknowledged that Hogan was unaware he was being filmed having sex with Clem’s ex-wife. In…

Fox News Mole Tweets About His Encounter With The DA

You remember that former Fox News employee that was doing recon for Gawker, right? Well, it appears that Fox News was serious about pursuing legal action. “Fox Mole” Joe Muto was apparently served with a search warrant this morning, according…

Fox Mole Fired, Says He’s Free To Tell More Secrets

Former Fox News employee Joe Muto was recently busted for releasing information about the network in columns he wrote anonymously for Gawker, prompting his dismissal from the company. But Muto says the firing only helps his case, because now he’s…

Facebook Content Standards: Arty Nudity Okay; ‘Moose Knuckles’ Not So Much

The next time you feel like photoshopping a blown-apart head of one of your enemies and then uploading it to Facebook, the site moderators are perfectly fine with that – just make sure that the picture doesn’t actually depict any…

Gawker Redesign a Success?

As you may recall, Gawker Media recently redesigned a number of its web properties in an interesting way that keeps users on the front page. For example, if you go to Gizmodo, and click on one of the headlines in…

Gawker Traffic Reportedly Down 25% Following Design Changes

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. 

Gawker Attack Sends Ripples Throughout the Web

I can’t remember the last time we’ve seen so many hacking (and related) stories in the news, particularly in which so many big name brands were affected in such a short amount of time. Last week, of course the big stories were about "Anonymous" taking down MasterCard, Visa, PayPal, etc.