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Univision Sells Gizmodo Sites, The Onion to Private Equity

Univision has been trying to offload the former Gawker sites and The Onion for a year.

clock April 8, 2019Kali Hays

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Former Condé Nast Editor Taking Up the Reins at Gawker

Dan Peres is coming to lead a relaunch of a site known for biting gossip and snark.

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Gizmodo Sites for Sale Show Mixed Results Under Univision

How much mojo do sites such as Deadspin and Jezebel really have?

clock July 27, 2018Kali Hays

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A Hand Goes Up for Gawker in Bankruptcy Sale

Didit is looking to make over Gawker as a friendlier, more charitable web site.

clock May 29, 2018Kali Hays

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Univision Still Holding Onto Gizmodo As It Touts Latino Reach

More branded content is likely on the way for the new media brands Univision bought from Gawker.

clock May 15, 2018Kali Hays

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Gizmodo Sues FBI for Roger Ailes’ Files

The FBI has not responded to FOIA requests for Ailes’ documents.

clock August 1, 2017Alexandra Steigrad

Fusion's Alexis Madrigal Returns to The Atlantic

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Fusion’s Alexis Madrigal Returns to The Atlantic

WWD spoke to Madrigal about returning to The Atlantic, a departure that adds to the turmoil at Fusion and Gizmodo Media.

clock April 11, 2017Alexandra Steigrad

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New York Times, Gizmodo Editors Discuss News Tips Under Trump

Has the current administration thrust open the door for a new generation of tipsters?

clock March 24, 2017Maxine Wally

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Fusion Faces Its New Reality

Once the buzziest of new media properties, Fusion now adjusts to an unexpected reinvention.

clock January 5, 2017Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke

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Media: More Consolidation Expected

Digital and print publishers will continue to rejigger their businesses, as they look to e-commerce and branded content for revenue growth.

clock January 3, 2017Alexandra Steigrad

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Univision Targets Fusion Media for Layoffs, Business and TV Side Hit Hardest

Top executives from Fusion’s marketing and branded content teams were let go as part of the restructuring.

clock November 16, 2016Alexandra Steigrad

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Gawker Media Reaches $31M Settlement With Hulk Hogan

The settlement ends a four year legal battle between Hulk Hogan and Gawker Media founder Nick Denton.

clock November 2, 2016Alexandra Steigrad

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Univision Nabs News Corp.’s Strategy Guru as CEO of Former Gawker Sites

Raju Narisetti, the senior vice president of strategy at News Corp., is the new ceo of the Gizmodo Group, formerly known as Gawker Media.

clock September 22, 2016Alexandra Steigrad

Gawker founder and chief executive officer Nick Denton.

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Gawker.com to Close After Sale of Parent Company to Univision Approved by Judge

Gawker Media founder Nick Denton told his staff Gawker.com would shutter next week. Denton will also exit the company.

clock August 18, 2016Alexandra Steigrad

Gawker founder and chief executive officer Nick Denton.

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Univision Buys Gawker Media for $135 Million

Univision beat out Ziff Davis at the bankruptcy auction for Gawker’s assets.

clock August 16, 2016Alexandra Steigrad

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