Friday Aug 29
Republicans and the "Weaker Sex"
This article, even if it is from WONKETTE, is the best depiction of how Republicans view the nature of womanhooda "Not too bright and a bit too rebellious.
Friday Aug 29
Columbia Journalism Review
Earthquake 'data' doesn't add up
On Sunday, the San Jose Mercury-News unveiled the first in a series of stories about how California's foster children are receiving untested behavioral drugs at a way higher rate than children nationwide.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
General Motors' OnStar Hits Another Milestone With New App
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How Zoe Quinn's - Depression Quest' changed the way gaming is reported
The UpTake: An Internet-wide attack on one game developer has led to a policy change at one of the most influential gaming blogs.
The Daily Beast
Will the Web Ever Be Safe for Women?
The editors of the feminist blog Jezebel had to publicly call out their employers at Gawker Media for refusing to permanently ban commenters who spammed the site with animated images of rape and sexual assault.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Court 'Certifies' Gawker Media Interns' Collective Action
After more than a year of litigation , former unpaid Gawker Media interns will be permitted to send notices to other unpaid or allegedly underpaid interns to inform those potential plaintiffs of the lawsuit and of the opportunity to join the proceedings.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Quentin Tarantino's Teaser Trailer Leaked Online
Quentin Tarantino can't keep anything private. A teaser for the director's film The Hateful Eight has been leaked online.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
New York District Court Conditionally Certifies Class of Interns
These are all recent headlines from various blogs run by Gawker Media with names like "Gawker," "Jezebel," and "io9."
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Deadspin is Crowdsourcing a Police Shooting Database
As part of its coverage of the unrest in Ferguson, MO, following the police shooting death of unarmed teenager, Michael Brown, Deadspin , the hugely popular Gawker Media-affiliated sports and pop culture website, is asking its readers to help crowdsource information on police shootings from 2011-2013.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Jalopnik Film Festival Announces Panel Of Volvo Cars Short Film Judges For 2nd Annual Film Festival
The esteemed Volvo Cars Short Film panel will be comprised of One of the core brands in The Gawker Media Group, Jalopnik is one of the largest car enthusiast publications in the world with over eight million global uniques, covering everything from the latest automotive news to developments in aviation and military technology.
We Have Met the Twit and He Is Us
It's hard to know what to say about what happened with Twitter last week after the tragic suicide of Robin Williams.
Big News Network.com
Jezebel calls out Gawker media for ignoring rape gif problem
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Mon Aug 18, 2014
Canada Online Explorer
Porn prompts Gawker to revamp comments section
A barrage of "violent pornography" and "gory images of bloody injuries" on feminist blog Jezebel has prompted Gawker Media to change its commenting system.
Internet Trolls, Sexism, and Rape Threats: What Women Face Online
While Twitter overflowed with eulogies about Robin Williams following his tragic suicide, his daughter Zelda found her account attacked by gruesome fabricated images of his death and hostile misogynistic tweets blaming her for his suicide.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Trolls attack Robin Williams' daughter and Twitter (finally) gets real on harassment
The UpTake: Twitter promised to go after the trolls on its network after the appalling treatment of Zelda Williams, but it has been a long time coming.
American Journalism Review
Will newspapers eventually stop using job titles like "editor" and "reporter?"
Capital New York * One of Gawker Media's own sites - Jezebel - criticized the company for not being aggressive enough against anonymous commenters posting violent videos on Jezebel.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Globe and Mail
Rape GIFs and the pernicious problem of sexist online trolls
This 2011 file photo shows actor Robin Williams, left, and his daughter, Zelda at the premiere of "Happy Feet Two" in Los Angeles.
Silicon Alley Insider
Gawker Media Responds To Violent Imagery Problem: We're Changing Our Comment System
Gawker Media higher-ups found themselves under the microscope Monday after Jezebel staffers publicly called them out in a memo , saying they haven't done anything to rectify a months-long problem where anonymous accounts leave graphic and violent imagery in the comments of Jezebel blog posts.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Jezebel's Porn Problem and the Price of Social Media
Yesterday the staff of Jezebel revealed that they and their readers have, for the past several months, been deluged by violent rape Gifs courtesy of trollish commenters.
The Daily Caller
Was Benny Johnson Merely BuzzFeed's Fall Guy?
Sure, BuzzFeed 's head honchos made the decision to let Benny Johnson go with heavy hearts.