Gawker’s shell settles with Hulk Hogan for $31 million

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NEW YORK (AP) — The shell of Gawker has settled with Hulk Hogan for $31 million, ending a years-long fight that led to the media company’s bankruptcy, the shutdown of Gawker.com and the sale of Gawker’s other sites to Spanish-language broadcaster Univision. Gawker founder Nick Denton in a Wednesday blog post said that the “saga […]
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