Deadspin Owner G/O Media Terminates Negotiations With WGAE Union

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Decades ago the American corporate landscape was vastly different than it is today. At the turn of the 1900s anti-competition laws strangled the competition of growing monopolistic industries that treated their employees abysmally. Collective bargaining was the common man’s only recourse to anything approaching fair pay, treatment, or even basic safety features. Back then there was a point to it and today in some instances it can be argue there is a necessity as well. Continue reading “Deadspin Owner G/O Media Terminates Negotiations With WGAE Union”

G/O Media New Owners Of Kotaku, Gizmodo, The Onion Lays Off 25 Staff

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It has begun. The new owners of the former Gawker verticals have started laying off staff shortly after acquiring the outlets from Univision for less than $50 million, as reported by the New York Post. G/O Media have already laid off 25 employees, including executive editors. Continue reading “G/O Media New Owners Of Kotaku, Gizmodo, The Onion Lays Off 25 Staff”

Univision Looking To Sell Kotaku, Jezebel, AV Club, And Other Gizmodo Properties

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Rumors have been swirling that Univision has been looking to sell off its assets. More specifically, the company is supposedly looking to sell off the recently acquired Gawker properties after the main branch was renamed to Gizmodo. Continue reading “Univision Looking To Sell Kotaku, Jezebel, AV Club, And Other Gizmodo Properties”

Gizmodo CEO Steps Down As Univision Lays Off Staff

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After picking up the pieces of Gawker from the fallout of the Hulk Hogan lawsuit, Univision has been desperately trying to stitch the media rag back together but failing every step of the way. The latest hiccup comes in the form of Gizmodo’s CEO, Raju Narisetti, stepping down from his position. Continue reading “Gizmodo CEO Steps Down As Univision Lays Off Staff”

Gizmodo Incites Harassment On Female #GamerGate Supporter, Forces Her Off Twitter

After having feigned concerned for females in gaming, sites like NeoGaf and Gizmodo have shown their true colors, inciting their userbases to send harassment toward a right-wing #GamerGate supporter. Why? Because she’s the girlfriend of Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus, and it turns out both of them support Donald Trump. [Update: According to a Facebook post, Palmer Luckey states that he actually supports Gary Johnson] Continue reading “Gizmodo Incites Harassment On Female #GamerGate Supporter, Forces Her Off Twitter”

Gawker Media Renamed To Gizmodo Media, Appointed New CEO

The name “Gawker” and “Gawker Media” has been tainted in the media space. Too many sorded stories and gossip-quality pieces of a tawdry nature have sullied the name of Gawker. The new CEO of the company – following the Univision acquisition that took place after Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit killed Gawker Media – decided to rename Gawker media to Gizmodo Media. Continue reading “Gawker Media Renamed To Gizmodo Media, Appointed New CEO”