Skip to content
  • Gossip site Gawker looks to turn over a new leaf

    Yahoo! - 07/28/2015

    Some immediate reactions were skeptical, amid questions on whether the site known for brash and unabashed reporting can be journalistically ethical.

    “Their mission is to be as mean-spirited as they possibly can. That’s been the Gawker brand from the beginning,” said Dan Kennedy, a journalism professor at Northeastern University.

    Last week, Tommy Craggs, the executive editor of Gawker Media, and Max Read, editor-in-chief of Gawker.com, quit because of the site’s managing partners’ decision to delete the controversial post.

    The decision to delete the article, which purportedly exposed a senior media executive’s efforts to contact a high-priced escort, had divided the Gawker staff.

  • Cookies on Northeastern sites

    This website uses cookies and similar technologies to understand your use of our website and give you a better experience. By continuing to use the site or closing this banner without changing your cookie settings, you agree to our use of cookies and other technologies. To find out more about our use of cookies and how to change your settings, please go to our Privacy Statement.