Gawker Media founder Nick Denton took aim at viral content purveyors BuzzFeed and Upworthy in a memo to employees analyzing November traffic stats, Upstart Business Journal reports. BuzzFeed topped Gawker in traffic last month, with 133 million global uniques, and ... FULL ARTICLE AT Washington Business Journal
Joel Johnson, who founded Consumerist and has edited Gawker Media properties Gizmodo and Kotaku, will be Gawker Media’s editorial director. Gawker Media honcho Nick Denton told staffers the news in the office Wednesday. Denton sent a quick memo: A ... FULL ARTICLE AT Romenesko
In an email to staffers Tuesday, Gawker Media honcho Nick Denton said it was “bad news” that BuzzFeed beat Gawker in traffic in November. Upworthy, which he describes as “even smarmier than Buzzfeed,” is “nipping at our heels,” Denton writes ... FULL ARTICLE AT Romenesko
Nick Denton (born August 24, 1966) is a British journalist and internet entrepreneur, the founder and proprietor of the blog collective Gawker Media, and the managing editor of the New York-based Gawker.com.
Denton was educated at University College School and University College, Oxford. He began his career as a journalist with the Financial Times. He co-wrote a book about the collapse of Barings... Full Article At Wikipedia.org