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GamerGate Global: UK’s Giffgaff Withdraws From Gawker

I had to go to sleep earlier, after  fun night spent talking shit on Twitter. Actually, now that I think about it, that’s how I spent the day as well.  I used to hate Twitter, but now I have so many friends (and enemies) on...

Gawker is Kill: BMW Stays Out

I’m just going to write up a little info tidbit I just received. I announced on Twitter that I’ve received an email from BMW that confirms that they are no longer doing business with Gawker Media. This comes on the heels of the email from...

CONFIRMED: Dyson Rejects Gawker Bullies, Ceases Sponsorship

Breaking news this Friday evening, as Dyson has pulled their ad dollars out of Gawker Media. This makes two more sponsors gone this week, and comes fresh on the heels of the Scrivener decision. This movement, cause consumer revolt…whatever you want to call it, it...

Disgraced Gawker Loses Another Sponsor

GamerGate has had a rough couple days. A lot of infighting has occurred on Twitter. But, as I pointed out earlier, this is a lot bigger than Twitter…or some Skype chats. Today has seen that play out once again. Gawker has lost yet another sponsor....

Gawker’s Nick Denton Confirms: GamerGate Post Was Legit

All day today, I’ve been having to deal with people who doubted the authenticity of this morning’s Gawker story. Specifically, people have doubted wheter or not Nick Denton actually made that post. Many have outright told me they believe it to be a fake. Well,...

Gawker Owner Nick Denton Admits to GamerGate Sabotage

I went to bed early last night. Shame on me. As I was sleeping, KingofPol dropped one of the biggest bombshells yet. According to a screenshot allegedly from Gawker owner Nick Denton’s Facebook page, he has infiltrated GamerGate. The tone policing people like me and...

Anti-GamerGate Mother Jones Editor Has Hate Speech Tirade

Just when you thought the week couldn’t get any crazier, it did. My ads have been shut off, then turned back on, Brianna Wu is basically threatening to sue me and the people like me, plus all sorts of other shit is breaking loose on Twitter....

Ex-Gawker Adrian Chen Says Buying Personal Info Is Cool

Apparently, buying someone’s personal info so you can publish it on your blog is now kosher. At least according to ex-Gawker writer Adrian Chen, it is. He just told me so on Twitter, right after I publshed screenshots showing that he had favorited a post...

NOW CONFIRMED: Kellogg’s Out at Gawker Media

I saw an email before I went to bed last night saying that Kellogg’s has dropped Gawker from it’s ad rotation. Since then, I’ve heard more that makes me believe that it’s a real email. Some experienced people have look at it for evidence of...

Again!? Newsweek Reporter Says Bullying is Good

I guess we don’t have to do much anymore, outside of continuing to send the emails (never stop doing that). Big Media and their corrupt gaming journo kin, have decided to self-immolate. How else can you explain yet another reporter, this time for Newsweek, coming...

Gawker Set to Promote Bully Sam Biddle

So, not only does Gawker media employ bullies like Sam Biddle, they also reward them! I guess editor Max Read wasn’t joking when he said that Biddle was going to get a raise from his advocacy of violence. Biddle really is going to receive a...

Hulu Apparently Hurries Out the Gawker Media Door

It’s hard to actually fathom how quickly sponsors are leaving Gawker. Like I just said 15 minutes ago, this is the most amazing thing if ever seen in these types of protests. The speed with which companies are abandoning ship is astounding…not that I’m complaining.

Colgate Calls it Quits With Gawker

Will one more advertiser abandon Gawker before the week is out? That was the question I had on my mind this morning. It turns out, the answer was yes. Today, Colgate-Palmolive announced that they had severed their relationship with Gawker. They didn’t currently have a...

Nissan Cuts Ties With Gawker

I’ve just received word that Nissan has decided to cut ties with Gawker, and they will no longer advertise there. They did say that they only do so now through third parties, but they will direct those third parties to no longer show Nissan ads...

ZOOM OUT: Olympus Leaves Gawker

I can now report, that Olympus, the high-end camera company, has officially withdrawn support from Gawker Media. I saw this floating around on Twitter earlier, but I was busy on a story, and couldn’t confirm. Now that I’ve checked my email, I feel confident in...

Adobe Pulls Out, Dissociates with Gawker

A new flash has just come across Twitter. Adobe has now announced that they no longer wish to associate with Gawker Media. They have told them to remove their logo, and they will no longer associate with their brand. According to Gawker Media, they used...