Gawker boss: 'People can't live on snark and vicious gossip alone'

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Jesse Baker says Nick Denton's observation -- made on "Morning Edition" (audio and transcript available) -- shows that "even the bad boy of online snark is starting to sound suspiciously grown up." The Gawker Media founder wants his sites "to show the full range of content, from scurrilous and sensationalist through to beautiful and uplifting." || PR Newser: Former "Early Show" producer Kevin Prince named Gawker PR manager.

> Earlier: "Gawker tech team didn't adequately secure our platform"

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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