Gawker wasn't always mean (Elizabeth Spiers, founding editor, Gawker.com)

Recode Media

By Recode

Gawker wasn't always mean (Elizabeth Spiers, founding editor, Gawker.com)

Thursday, 18 August

Elizabeth Spiers, the first person to write and edit Gawker.com, talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about launching the site in 2003, and reflects on how it has evolved since then. Now that Gawker Media has been sold to Univision for $135 million, many wonder how it might change, but Spiers says Gawker has already changed plenty over its history. She also discusses her stint working for Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and her new company, The Insurrection, an agency focusing on virtual reality content. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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