Tag: gawker

John Oliver Owes the Press Some Booze and Lube

08 Aug 2016
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Then again, they’ll probs just go with: “Asdfasdfasdfasdfasdfasdfasdfasdfasdf.”

01 Dec 2010
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…and where the money’s at, according to anyone working in web publishing for the last decade. Then again, I’m loving this adorable New Nick running around introducing the concept to all. It’s such fantastic theater. (via nickdouglas)
“Where’s my pageview bonus, Denton?”
“Gawker Media’s Nick Denton, one of the first to pay writers according to their page views and now a high-profile skeptic of the practice…in the last year, he has moved to hiring them as full-time employees, with set salaries and bonuses­ tied to “unique visitors”—a metric that he says measures the writer’s ability to bring new readers into the fold. No sentimentalist, Denton says he changed the formula because he found that page-view incentives encouraged writers to deliver worthless rehashes rather than reporting and tabloid-style scoops—in other words, journalism.” Above: Putting a Price on Words, NYT Magazine, May 10, 2010

26 May 2010
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Confusing the Commenters

15 Mar 2010
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Andrew Breitbart Says Appletini, I say Irresponsible Innuendos

15 Mar 2010
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