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The dinner that destroyed Gawker

This is an excerpt from Ryan Holiday’s new book Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue, available now. Peter Thiel’s vague idea to do something about Gawker, the

Author Ryan Holiday on “the nature of world-altering success”

Contributor Contributor More posts by this contributor The dinner that destroyed Gawker Author Ryan Holiday on “the nature of world-altering success” It could be said that the first few ye

Former Gawker employees are crowdfunding an effort to buy Gawker.com

Gawker may soon return from the dead. While Univision acquired most of Gawker Media's sites last year (and renamed them as the Gizmodo Media Group), the deal didn't include Gawker itself. Now a group

Comparing the politics of Trump and his Silicon Valley surrogate Peter Thiel

It’s been a weird year for Peter Thiel . The always contrarian investor has managed to stir up quite a bit of ill will with his shadowy support of the lawsuit that brought Gawker to its knees a

Peter Thiel’s moral sleight of hand

Earlier today, we started seeing rumblings about a New York Times op-ed from famed entrepreneur and venture capitalist Peter Thiel — an op-ed where he’d lay out the case against Gawker. Thiel, of

Gawker files for bankruptcy

Gawker Media filed for bankruptcy today, according to documents filed in a Southern District of New York court. The filing comes as Gawker’s legal battle with the wrestler Hulk Hogan (real name

Pierre Omidyar involved in effort to help Gawker in its appeal

Well, this story keeps getting more and more interesting. According to a newly published account in the New York Post, Pierre Omidyar, the billionaire founder of eBay, is involved in an effort to hel

Gawker’s Nick Denton to billionaire Peter Thiel: Let’s take it outside (of court)

Tech investor, billionaire and Donald Trump-backer Peter Thiel has been locked in a legal battle by proxy with Gawker Media that amounts to a First Amendment test which could potentially put Gawker

Thiel says he decided several years ago to try to cripple Gawker

Earlier today, we speculated that billionaire Peter Thiel may have secretly financed a lawsuit to put Gawker Media out of business owing to a series of antagonistic stories about him written by Gawke

Times Internet CEO Satyan Gajwani Discusses His Company’s New Alliance With Gawker Media

Gawker Media, which already has a presence in eight countries, is expanding its international reach even further. Nick Denton, the founder of the company and blog network, <a target="_blank" href="htt

Gawker's Gulp Moment: Big Redesign Is Driving People Away

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/gawker-quantcast.jpg"> About ten days ago, gossip blog <a href="http://gawker.com/">Gawker</a> and its sister sites <a href="http://gizmodo.c

Gawker Media Grinds To A Halt – Gizmodo, Lifehacker, Other Blogs Down (Update)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/gawker.png" class="shot2" /> We've had our <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/02/18/wordpress-com-outage-techcrunch/">fair share</a> o

Next Question: Are The Police After Gawker Or The Person Who Took The iPhone?

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-175893" title="ip" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/ip.jpg" alt="" />So yeah, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/04/26/the-iphone-l

A Valleywag Out. Owen Thomas Leaving Gawker.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/owen_thomas-156x200.jpg" width="156" height="200" /><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/owen-thomas">Owen Thomas</a>, who has run the Si