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Fox News Scrambling Furiously to Salvage Trump Shipwreck (see!) 2

Fox News Scrambling Furiously to Salvage Trump Shipwreck (see!)

The Donald Trump administration is a shipwreck, torpedoed by insiders who confirmed the worst about the new President. But at Fox News the band plays on, furiously trying to mitigate the damage and keep the president’s tattered reputation afloat. This time the damaged was caused, not be the fake news media, or left-wing activists. Instead, the very people Fox News has been hyping for months took the Trump, led by right-wing buccaneer Steve Bannon....
Gawker, a Pioneer of Internet Snark, Closing In Wake of Thiel Vendetta 6

Gawker, a Pioneer of Internet Snark, Closing In Wake of Thiel Vendetta

Gawker, the Web site that pioneered Internet snark and grew into a major online player, is ceasing operations next week, a victim of a campaign of legal terrorism waged by gay Silicon Valley mogul Peter Thiel. It marks the beginning of a chilling chapter in online media. Thiel, who made his money launching PayPal and being an early investor in Facebook, waged a secret campaign against the site to punish owner and publisher Nick Denton. ...
Gawker, Slammed by Hulk Hogan Jury Verdict, Files for Bankruptcy 8

Gawker, Slammed by Hulk Hogan Jury Verdict, Files for Bankruptcy

Gawker Media, owned by snark pioneer Nick Denton, filed for bankruptcy protection today (June 10) in the opening round of what likely will be a multi-pronged effort to prevent former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan from collecting a $140 million jury award against the company. The legal move, under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code, will allow Gawker and its associated media properties to continue operating....
Hulk Hogan Gets a Big Payday From Gawker and We're All Poorer For It 12

Hulk Hogan Gets a Big Payday From Gawker and We’re All Poorer For It

Is Hogan A Hero? In the late ’70s, Hulk Hogan was fearless every Saturday on the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). Who knew he was really a shy, sensitive guy? No wonder he sued when Gawker.com posted his sex tape online. Even more remarkable, who knew a jury would give him $140 million? Fast forward about 30 or so years and the once mythical God of Thunder can now be seen blubbering with regularity on national television. His skin must be paper thin. ...
Chikara Hits New York With a New Take on Pro Wrestling--Comedy 14

Chikara Hits New York With a New Take on Pro Wrestling–Comedy

Gorgeous George, Hulk Hogan, “Macho Man” Randy Savage and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin are some of the biggest all-time names in pro wrestling. But even hard-core wrestling fans may not know about Chikara, one of today’s leaders in independent wrestling. Senior referee Bryce Remsburg answered some questions about the past, present and future of Chikara. ...