This is the most important person at Gawker you’ve never heard of

by Lucia Moses
Nick Denton, the co-founder of Gawker Media, is known for his penchant for measuring the impact of his blog network. Gawker started rewarding bloggers based on traffic back in 2008 (later switching to monthly uniques). His latest obsession is the company’s sharply increasing revenue growth, which is displayed on a monitor that’s mounted on the main floor of the Gawker headquart ...Read the full article


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