Tag: Gawker Media

Hulk Hogan Settles With Gawker, Will Remove Several Articles

Nick Denton, former head of Gawker Media, announced Wednesday that a settlement has been reached in the Hulk Hogan lawsuit, with the website agreeing to take down several posts, including the one regarding Hogan’s leaked sex tape. β€œAfter four years of litigation funded by a billionaire with a grudge going back even further, a settlement…

Gawker.com Shutting Down Next Week [VIDEO]

Gawker.com will shut down next week, the famed gossip blog announced Thursday afternoon. The decision comes several days after Univision purchased the website and its six sister sites for $135 million, months after it lost a high-profile lawsuit filed by pro wrestler Hulk Hogan (and financed by billionaire investor Peter Thiel) and the media network…

Gawker Media Sold to Univision for $135M [VIDEO]

Gawker Media has been sold to Univision for $135 million in a bankruptcy sale completed Tuesday. Univision, the owner of Fusion, The Root, and a stakeholder in The Onion, among other properties, outbid Ziff Davis for the blog network started 14 years ago by Nick Denton. The deal will be made official by a bankruptcy-court…