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Listening to Gawker Media overlord Nick Denton's predictions for the coming online-media apocalypse, I'm reminded of the story about the boy who cried wolf. That said, however, it's worth remembering one thing about that story: In the end, there actually was a wolf. And as he describes in a post on his personal blog, complete…

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Maybe it just makes for a great headline. Or maybe Nick Denton's powers of deception are so advanced, like Steve Jobs' legendary "reality-distortion field," that he can get people to focus on what he's holding in one hand, and ignore what's in the other. How else to explain why so many people focused on Gawker…

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If you're any kind of online publisher -- a traditional outlet looking to learn about online media, or a blog network looking to grow -- you could do a lot worse than to follow the career of Nick Denton, a former traditional journalist (or at least the British version of same) who has become a…

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Not long after writing my previous post on Nick Denton and the sale of several Gawker properties (which I have reposted below), I got an email from the Dark Lord himself, in which he elaborated on the rationale behind the sale -- essentially, that advertising is in for a downturn and the Web won't be…

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I can't help it -- I like Gawker founder Nick Denton. I realize that for some he is the blogosphere equivalent of Dr. Evil, but I just can't help liking him anyway. It's true that he seems to come up with sweatshop-style compensation methods just for the fun of it, and he also seems to…

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