Nick Denton addresses Gawker staff why he pulled controversial post

The fallout over Gawker’s decision to publish — and later delete — a controversial post revealing the personal life of Conde Nast’s chief financial officer continued Monday with the resignations of executive editor Tommy Craggs and editor-in-chief Max Read. Craggs and Read wrote letters to staff members saying they were upset with the managing partnership’s vote to delete the ...Read the full article

  • Tommy Craggs and Max Read Are Resigning from Gawker - 43 readers, 2769 Tweets - Tommy Craggs, the executive editor of Gawker Media, and Max Read, the editor-in-chief of, are resigning from the company. In letters sent today, Craggs and Read informed staff members that the managing partnership’s vote to remove a controversial post about the CFO of Condé Nast—a unprecedented act endorsed by zero editorial employees...

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