Ways and Means
Peter Thiel Got His Revenge on Gawker. He May Yet Regret It
Peter Thiel’s openness about the extreme avenues he was considering going down to destroy Gawker could come back to haunt him should he face a ‘tortious interference’ lawsuit.
Inside the Lives of Brits Who Join ISIS
National Geographic’s two-night mini-series event, The State (continues tonight at 9/8c), offers a riveting look into the lives of Western citizens turned ISIS soldiers.
THE PRICE OF FREEDOM
A Prelude to Trump’s War on the Media
The Sundance documentary ‘Nobody Speak’ chronicles how an angry billionaire was able to take down the news site Gawker out of spite, providing a disturbing window into our future.
Over and Out
Hulk Hogan’s $31 Million Gawker Payday
Bringing an end to the legal beef that killed Gawker, Hulk Hogan is set for another multimillion-dollar payout—and three Gawker articles will disappear from the internet.
Gawker Is Sold, but Will It Survive?
Univision acquired Gawker Media at a private bankruptcy auction Tuesday, but the future of the flagship gossip site, Gawker.com, remains unknown.
Gawker Founder Files For Bankruptcy
After a Florida judge ruled Gawker and Nick Denton should start paying Hulk Hogan $140.1 million in damages, Denton today filed for personal bankruptcy.
ONE OF A KIND
The Oddity That Is Peter Thiel
Openly gay. A member of the Silicon Valley elite. A self-declared Libertarian. And a Trump supporter, who delivered a totally perplexing speech Thursday night.