When Gawker crosses an ethical line, advertisers shrug

by Lucia Moses
When Gawker published — and later took down — an exposé Thursday evening about a sex scandal involving a Condé Nast executive (we’ll pass on repeating the details here), readers quickly slammed the gossip publisher. Within a few hours of the story’s posting, there were more than 1,000 comments on the site, many of them critical. But one Gawker constituency has been less vocal — its advertisers.Read the full article