Tag: nick denton

  • Gawker Redesign: Hybrid of Blog, Facebook and Twitter

    I’ve always been a big fan of the designs and layouts used by Gawker blogs throughout the years. They seem to always been trying something new and they iterate often. While some blogs push the same tired look from years ago, Gawker continues to innovate. Since they just pushed some new features last week I thought I’d […]

  • Defamer to Fold into Gawker.com

    You’d be amazed by who is trying to unload blogs these days, oh if only I could tell you some names. However since we may scope some of them up, I have to leave that to the imagination for now. The latest causality is the Gawker Hollywood tabloid Defamer, like Valleywag its going to be […]

  • Valleywag Kills All The Writers You Care About

    Denton is slashing away at Valleywag once again, this time its the door for Jackson West, Nicholas Carlson and Melissa Gira Grant. Citing the pending economic doom, Denton has stated he is going into “disaster planning”. I enjoyed all these writers but must say my interest in the site was already waining. Without these guys whos […]

  • Gawker, Now Paying $6000 Per Post

    Alright, so that title may be a little misleading. We all know Gawker (and every blog network today) is far too cheap to pay any writer this well. However with Gawker’s pay per views arrangement this is exactly what happened last week. You see Gawker pays $5 for ever 1000 views a post generates, previously […]