Evie Fordham, DCNF
Internet guru Bryan Goldberg, known for co-founding Bleacher Report, acquired gossip site Gawker and plans to relaunch it in early 2019 under the leadership of a publisher who recently left declining tech site The Outline.
“We won’t recreate Gawker exactly as it was, but we will build upon Gawker’s legacy and triumphs — and learn from its missteps,” Goldberg said in a Tuesday memo given to CNN.
Gawker’s new vice president and publisher will be Amanda Hale. She left an executive position at The Outline, which came under fire recently for a number of editorial staff layoffs that angered even freelance writers who felt they were being taken advantage of.
Gawker Media was acquired by Spanish language media company Univision in 2016. Univision maintained other sites like Gizmodo and Jezebel that are under the Gawker Media umbrella but decided against reviving Gawker.
Goldberg has been covered by Gawker in the past and is also known for being the founder and CEO of Bustle Digital Group.
Send tips to [email protected].
Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities of our original content, please contact [email protected].
We know first-hand that censorship against conservative news is real. Please share stories and encourage your friends to sign up for our daily email blast so they are not getting shut out of seeing conservative news.
Latest posts by BPR Wire (see all)
- Fired DOJ employee, who was a socialist anti-Trump activist, sets up GoFundMe to sue administration - September 26, 2018
- Minnesota newspaper sues to unseal Keith Ellison’s divorce records after abuse accusations - September 26, 2018
- House panel subpoenas DOJ for McCabe memos about Rosenstein plotting against Trump - September 26, 2018