- The defunct gossip blog Gawker has a new owner.
- Bryan Goldberg, who founded Bustle and Bleacher Report, put in the winning $1.35 million bid for Gawker.com in an auction held Thursday in Manhattan, the New York Post reported.
- Gawker shuttered in August 2016 after a lawsuit filed by Hulk Hogan and funded by Peter Thiel bankrupted its publisher, Gawker Media.
- Hogan is entitled to as much as 45% of the sale price, the Observer reported.
[ Business Insider ]