BDG shutters relaunched Gawker, lays off 8 percent staff

The following excerpt was sent out from CNN: The digital media conglomerate BDG, which houses brands such as Elite Daily and Bustle, announced on Wednesday that it will slash its workforce by 8% and shutter the recently relaunched news and gossip website Gawker. In an email to employees, chief executive Bryan Goldberg said the company […]

Snyder to launch daily email newsletter about media

Business journalist Gabriel Snyder is launching Off the Record, a daily email newsletter about New York media, reports Politico. Currently, Snyder is working as an independent consultant, providing editorial services and strategic advice to publishers, including the Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times and The Hollywood Reporter, He has also produced work for clients […]

Bustle abandons Gawker reboot

Bustle Digital Group, the owner of news and gossip site Gawker, has decided to put off plans for a Gawker reboot “indefinitely”. Gawker shut down in 2016 after a lawsuit involving famous wrestler Hulk Hogan and a sex tape with his friend’s wife. Gawker ended up filing for bankruptcy and was later sold to Univision. […]