From Justine Tunney: Welcome To the Working Class Nick Denton! As many already know, Gawker recently filed bankruptcy and is seeking to sell its assets to cover the Hogan judgement. Justine Tunney, one of the earliest pioneers of NRx (until she was unfortunately expelled), recounts how Gawker tries to ruin lives: You may remember me… Continue reading Welcome To the Working Class Nick Denton!
I have not been keeping close tabs Hogan (Bollea) v. Denton saga, but as of late May 2016 a trial judge denied Denton’s appeal to lower the judgement or throw out the jury verdict. And it’s come to light that tech billionaire Peter Thiel is helping Hogan fund his lawsuit. Unfortunately, Denton losing isn’t going… Continue reading Gawker’s Power: The Symptom of a Bigger Problem
Despite all the media attention, there is dearth of professional legal opinions as to the fate of Gawker in light of losing the Florida jury trial, as well as Hogan being awarded an additional $25 million in punitive damages, for a total $140 million against Gawker. Although I’m not a lawyer, I will try my… Continue reading The Fate of Gawker – What Happens Next
As awful as Gawker is, if you get rid of Gawker they, the left, will probably try (or at least make a more concerted effort) to get rid of Brietbart and other right wing media. A lot of left doesn’t like Gawker too much, either. There was an incident where Gawker management ignored trolling of… Continue reading In Defense of Gawker, Sort of