Gawker Media LLC (formerly Blogwire, Inc. and Gawker Media, Inc. ) was an online media company and blog network. It was founded by Nick Denton in October 2003 as Blogwire, and is based in New York City.... wikipedia.org
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Gawker Media is a blog network based in New York City, owned and founded by Nick Denton. The network originally consisted of eight blogs, including Gawker, Deadspin, Lifehacker, Gizmodo, io9, Kotaku, Jalopnik and Jezebel. In 2016, the company closed its flagship publication Gawker.com after filing bankruptcy in the wake of Hulk Hogan?s sex tape lawsuit.