Erik Wemple: gawker


Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 03/10/2014

John Cook bolts Gawker for the Intercept

The challenge for the new editor of the Intercept: What comes after the Snowden documents?

By Erik Wemple  |  07:45 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Look Media, Gawker, Glenn Greenwald, John Cook, Pierre Omidyar

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Gawker boss: Twitter hurting ‘our intellectual health’

Nick Denton says debates on the social-media platform aren’t persuading anyone.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:01 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Forbes, Gawker, Nick Denton, Playboy, Twitter

Posted at 06:50 PM ET, 12/09/2013

A new standard for Fox News reporting?

Gawker, New York Times rely on one-sourcing for scoops on Fox News. Cool?

By Erik Wemple  |  06:50 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Lewis, Fox News, Gawker, New York Times

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 03/20/2013

George W. Bush needn't change his e-mail address: Gawker editor

Once again Gawker publishes a public figure's contact information.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:33 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gawker, George W. Bush

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Gawker publishes N.Y.C. gun-permit holders

How true is it that the Journal News is placing many, many people in danger with its database of gun-permit holders? Gawker raises a question or two.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:11 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gawker, Journal News

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Blame Fox News, ourselves---not BuzzFeed/Gawker

Good on Gawker, BuzzFeed for posting Fox shooting video.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:05 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, car chase, arizona, car chase, coverage, twitter, buzzfeed, gawker, columbia journalism review

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Media news derivatives: May 4

What’s happening in the media world?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:05 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  shepard smith, politico, barack obama, new york girlfriend, mike debonis, washington post, fox news, sean hannity, fox mole, gawker, occupy

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 04/25/2012

Fox mole alleges visit by authorities

Why there will be no more Fox moles.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:05 AM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, mole, joe muto, gawker, search warrant, district attorney

Posted at 07:43 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Editorial writing anachronistic?

Not based on Pulitzer decision.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:43 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gawker, hamilton nolan, pulitzer prizes, editorial writing

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Fox News Mole proclaims ‘primal scream’

Fox News mole opens up to Howard Kurtz, so to speak.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox mole, gawker, primal scream

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 04/12/2012

Mole yields PR coup for Fox News

Otherwise, how to explain lameness?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:01 PM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  joe muto, fox mole, fox news, gawker, news corp. roger ailes, new york times

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Media news derivatives: April 12

The day’s top media stories, with links.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:42 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, mole, gawker, joe muto, reuters, jack shafer, sean hannity, george zimmerman, trayvon martin

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 04/11/2012

Fox News claims to have found its ‘mole’

OPINION | Can they please deploy their resources toward anti-terrorism?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:42 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, counterintelligence, roger ailes, gawker, mole

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 04/11/2012

Media news derivatives: April 11

What’s up in the media world?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:24 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, roland martin, joe pompeo, gawker, nbc, newsbusters

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Mike Wallace: Not a journalist?

Was Mike Wallace a journalist, or just a TV personality?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:59 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mike wallace, gawker, 60 minutes, gary paul gates, air time, cbs news

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 03/23/2012

Media news derivatives: March 23

For March 23.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:09 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cnn, tv newser, bill maher, gereg gutfeld, fishbowldc, howard kurtz, ryan chittum, gawker

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 17

For Feb. 17.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  anthony shadid, new york times, washington post, wall street journal, apple, china, gawker, politico, ap, whitney houston