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Gawker 101 — its history and influence

By · Thursday, August 25th, 2016

If you don’t know what to think about the recent shutdown of Gawker.com, then you must read Farhad Manjoo’s column, “Gawker’s Gone. Long Live Gawker.”

It is rich — full of history and examples that bring context to the development and decline of the digital service.

Here are a few tidbits from the column:

If you think this says it all, think again. And read the full column for a clear understanding that to know where we’re headed, we need to know where we’ve been.

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