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Punishment for defamer: Send 100 tweets of apology

A Malaysian man defames a magazine publisher. As part of the settlement, he must send 100 apologetic tweets over a three-day period.

By Jun. 2, 2011


Gawker to absorb Defamer gossip blog

Gawker Media had put the Hollywood gossip site up for sale as part of an effort to reduce the size of the blog network's portfolio.

By Feb. 22, 2009


Quentin Tarantino sues Gawker over link to leaked movie script

Movie director files $1 million lawsuit against Gawker, claiming the site facilitated copyright infringement of an unproduced script published to the Internet last week.

By Jan. 27, 2014


Guilty pleasures: 5 celebrity gossip sites revealed

We might not want to admit it, but celebrity gossip is one of our favorite guilty pleasures. Find out which sites are the best, from Defamer to TMZ. (And no, we don't forget Perez Hilton.)

By Feb. 28, 2009


Denial-of-service attack downed Gawker Media

The attack was launched at Consumerist, a blog that Gawker no longer owns but which is still hosted on the same servers.

By Aug. 4, 2009


Rumor: Gawker Media to launch science fiction blog

The parent company of successful blogs like Kotaku and Lifehacker is rumored to be working on a sci-fi title, and has a highly sought-after editor in mind.

By Jun. 12, 2007


PicApp offers ad-sponsored stock photos

Stock photography houses have been under siege from the millions of amateurs shooting quality photos and making them available for free. PicApp is working with stock photo houses to provide ad-supported images from the professionals.

By Mar. 22, 2008


Report: 'New York Post' shuts down Pagesix.com gossip site

Eighteen people will apparently be laid off. The reason, according to site management, is a downturn in the economy.

By Mar. 20, 2008


Gawker Media sells Consumerist blog

The blog, which is often an outlet for consumer complaints, will become a new division within the publisher of Consumer Reports.

By Dec. 30, 2008


For Internet Week, NY's tech elite emerge from bunkers

The second annual digital culture extravaganza starts Monday, and it will be taking place in a very different New York than last year's, to say the least.

By Jun. 1, 2009