Gawker Media sheds 3 sites

Filed as News on April 14, 2008 11:55 am

According to Silicon Alley Insider Gawker Media is shedding three of its underperforming sites: Wonkette, Gridskipper and Idolator. Unlike when he nuked Sploid.com, Nick Denton has mercy on these sites and will basically give them away to other companies with financial incentives for Gawker later down the road if they make money.

Shedding sites is a neccesity that I’ve had to do lately to keep the focus on the core profitable arena of the business.

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  1. By Shortshire posted on April 14, 2008 at 12:29 pm
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    I thought gridskipper was a great site that was getting quite a bit of traffic. That one has great potential and should be kept.

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