Executives at Univision, the company that bought the beleaguered Gawker Media, voted on Friday to delete six contentious posts from the company’s network of websites, Gawker Media site Gizmodo reported.
The six posts are all involved in ongoing litigation. Three of the posts are from the sports site Deadspin, two are from Gizmodo and one is from the women’s site Jezebel.
The company voted not to delete one other post proposed for elimination.
“I communicated to Felipe and Jay in the strongest terms that deleting these posts is a mistake and that disappearing true posts about public figures simply because they have been targeted by a lawyer who conspired with a vindictive billionaire to destroy this company is an affront to the very editorial ethos that has made us successful enough to be worth acquiring,” Gawker Media Executive Editor John Cook, who voted against the decision, wrote in a staff memo. Read more…More about Univision, Gawker, Gawker Media, and Business
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