NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Gawker is going to shut down.16-Year-Old New Rochelle Boy Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of 17-Year-Old
Univision, the Spanish-language broadcaster, is buying Gawker Media for $135 million in the aftermath of a $140 million judgment against it in the Hulk Hogan invasion-of-privacy case.
A bankruptcy court judge has to approve the sale at a hearing Thursday.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora Dies After Being Shot In Line Of Duty In Harlem: 'True Heroes Never Die'
Gawker Media’s other blogs include the women-focused Jezebel, tech-oriented Gizmodo and sports site Deadspin.
The Gawker case gained additional notoriety when it was revealed Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel had secretly bankrolled Hogan’s lawsuit. Thiel was outed as gay by a Gawker-owned website in 2007.MORE NEWS: Bills Offensive Coordinator Brian Daboll Gets Second Interview With Giants
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