Gawker paid ‘low four figures’ for O’Donnell one-night stand story || || Upshot || The Awl
How credible is the author? “We verified any of the facts he provided us with to feel really comfortable that this was all legit,” says Gawker editor Remy Stern. || Michael Calderone rounds up reaction to the piece. || Nick Denton: “The scoop is an example of brilliant packaging.” || How the O’Donnell story is affecting Gawker’s traffic.

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