Journalists from BuzzFeed, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post and POLITICO will be free to cover the convention, despite being blackballed by the presumptive nominee.
Blacklisted by Trump? You can still get into the GOP convention.
Peter Thiel's lawyer sends another threatening letter to Gawker
Edward Ivari, the hair restoration guru connected by circumstantial evidence to Donald Trump, demanded a retraction and apology from Gawker staff writer Ashley Feinberg. The demand was served in a letter from Charles Harder, the lawyer who has sued Gawker into bankruptcy with funding from Peter Thiel.
Adnan Syed, star of "Serial," gets a new trial
AP, New York Times and CNN sue to obtain Orlando shooting records
7 lessons from BuzzFeed’s 'FOIA-friendly newsroom'
Meet the woman fighting Gawker's legal war
"Nearly everyone who works with Ms. Dietrick, who was in Hearst’s legal department before coming to Gawker in May 2013, describes her as nice. But that belies her steeliness in difficult situations."
There's a Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker hearing today
"Attorneys for Gawker Media will be back in Pinellas court this morning to ask a judge to postpone the $140.1 million judgment awarded to former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan."
Inside Peter Thiel's quest to sue Gawker into oblivion
"...Gawker is currently a defendant in at least a dozen lawsuits — in which Harder Mirell has worked quietly behind the scenes. One involves soliciting plaintiffs in cases that, contrary to Thiel’s claims that he’s defending those who have been wronged by the site, have nothing to do with its journalism."
POLITICO reporter booted from Trump rally
"...Ben Schreckinger had been typing on his laptop at the event at the San Jose Convention Center when he was approached by a Trump campaign staffer. After consulting with higher-ups, the aide and a private security staffer reportedly escorted Schreckinger out of the venue."
TMZ boss weighs in on Peter Thiel's legal war with Gawker
Harvey Levin, the founder of TMZ, doesn't see what all the fuss is about. "I don't see the story there. As a lawyer it happens all the time."
MuckRock ordered to take down public records
Gawker founder urges truce with Peter Thiel
In an open letter Thursday evening, Gawker Media founder Nick Denton challenged Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel to an open debate as an alternative to bankrolling lawsuits against the company. "Peter, this is twisted. Even were you to succeed in bankrupting Gawker Media, the writers you dislike, and me, just think what it will mean."
Thiel-Gawker fight raises concerns about press freedom
"A variety of observers, including other billionaires and figures involved in GamerGate, have entered into the fray to address themes like Mr. Thiel’s political motivations, and the wider issue of Silicon Valley power players and their involvement with the news media."
Will other wealthy finances bankroll lawsuits against the press?
In the wake of Peter Thiel's $10 million legal war against Gawker, "the question running through many media circles is whether other wealthy people upset with news accounts will decide to follow Mr. Thiel’s example and go after other organizations."