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After 14 years, Gawker.com is officially dead. Here are some numbers to remember its life by

By now you’ll have heard that after 14 years, Gawker.com will publish no more. Univision, the new owner of Gawker.com’s sibling sites, likely decided it didn’t want to deal with the Gawker Media flagship’s baggage. Gawker’s writers are being folded into other sites like Deadspin, Gizmodo, and Jezebel, or into other parts of Univision (though...

Former KTVU Anchor Opens Kickboxing Gym

"I'm learning so much about all sorts of things I never imagined I would ever need to know."

Speedo Drops Ryan Lochte After Rio Scandal, Will Donate $50,000 of His Fee to Charity

Speedo has ended its relationship with U.S. Olympian Ryan Lochte, a decision that comes after the swimmer was accused of fabricating his tale of being robbed in Rio de Janeiro. "Speedo USA today announces the decision to end its sponsorship of Ryan Lochte," the brand announced in a statement. Show More Summary

Longtime Real Simple Editor Steps Down Amid Changes at Time Inc.

Another changing of the guard is afoot at Time Inc., where Real Simple's longtime editor in chief Kristin van Ogtrop announced today that she'll soon be stepping down from her post at the 16-year-old magazine. Van Ogtrop joined Real Simple as editor in 2003, making her the longest-serving editor in chief at a Time Inc. Show More Summary

Can a Fictional Character Be Used to Set a Legal Precedent? The U.S. Supreme Court Will Decide

In a case focusing on a novel that has been adapted into feature films, TV movies, stage productions and a radio play, the U.S. Supreme Court will examine whether a fictional character can set a legal precedent. The novel is...

Platform aimed at audience interaction generates story ideas, goodwill

One morning in January, Elizabeth Marlow was on her way to work listening to KALW in San Francisco, her favorite local public radio station, when she heard an announcement encouraging listeners to share questions they wanted the station to investigate. So Marlow, a nurse practitioner who has lived in the Bay Area for 18 years, went to the KALW site...

TV Ratings Sunday: Olympics close low, don’t give ‘The Voice’ much lift

Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016 The numbers for Sunday include a low rating for the closing of the Summer Olympics and, consequently, not much of a bounce for a “Voice” special: Time Show Adults 18-49 Rating/Share Viewers (millions) 7 p.m. Rio Gold (NBC) 2.5/10 10.78 60 Minutes (CBS) 0.7/3 6.77 […]

Book Trailer Unveiled For We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen

Candlewick Press has scheduled the release date for October 11.

How does your newsroom share the data behind your data journalism with the public? Fill out this survey!

When your news organization publishes data stories, does it always publish a “nerd box” alongside it, explaining the methodology behind the analysis and detailing decisions made along the way? Does it publish the complete raw data set, in its naked glory? Or does it publish a cleaned-up version of the data? Or nothing at all?...

Hannity on Advising Trump: 'I Never Claimed to Be a Journalist'

People are still scratching their heads about what role Roger Ailes might be playing in Donald Trump's campaign, but there's a new player in town: Sean Hannity. Writing for the New York Times, Jim Rutenberg says the Fox News host constantly gives the GOP nominee free PR by "[blaring] Mr....

Gawker Writers Dispersed to Other Sites

Deadspin, Gizmodo and Jezebel get an influx of talent.

Where in the U.S. Was TV Viewing of the Rio Olympics the Lowest?

The major urban television market that was last in the U.S. in percentage of viewers watching the Rio Olympics, as of last Thursday, was Charlotte, N.C. The Charlotte Observer reported that the market was No. 56 out of 56, based...

Spanish Publisher Acquires Rights to Rare Manuscript

Siloe, a small publishing company in Spain, has gotten permission to print a rare work called the Voynich manuscript which no scholar has yet to translate.

IAB Expands Its International Reach With New Dmexco Partnership

The Interactive Advertising Bureau has inked a deal with Dmexco, one of the world's largest digital media and technology conferences. As part of its role as Dmexco's official international partner, the IAB will send its execs to speak at the conference held in Cologne, Germany on Sept. Show More Summary

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