Nick Denton threw a nice party at his Soho pad last night to celebrate the launch of the new Gawker.
After the place had reached critical mass, Denton dimmed the lights and rallied the troops.
He thanked everyone for handling the Tsunami of twitter hate that came along with the redesign. He called out Read More
Nick Denton is putting his money where his mouth is, placing a cash bet with Rex Sorgatz that the redesign of Gawker Media sites will help grow pageviews.
Official terms of the bet with Denton: We will check Quantcast on October 1, 2011. The goal is 510M pageviews/month. It’s $10 for every million over/under. Read More
Where are they now?
Tomorrow The New York Times Style section checks in with web designer and digital consultant Rex Sorgatz.
“Half of me thinks its fascinating to live life online,” Mr. Sorgatz told The Observer in a profile at the beginning of last year. “The other half wants to scream at the Read More
John Koblin looks at the New York press’ relationship with Caroline Kennedy and writes, "After Mrs. Clinton entered her own media storm when reports surfaced that Barack Obama might pick her as Madame Secretary, the New York press corps entered a maddening fury in a series of process stories over the next few weeks: Read More
On Monday night, a dozen or so New York media types gathered at Rex Sorgatz’s top-floor apartment near ground zero to watch Gossip Girl on his enormous flat-screen TV. Among those in attendance at the weekly gathering in the long narrow living room were some dudes—Dodgeball.com founder Dennis Crowley; Lockhart Steele, of the Curbed sites; Read More