Gawker’s Billionaire Blues
“If you want to write stories that might anger a billionaire, you need to work for another billionaire yourself, or for a billion-dollar corporation.
The law will not protect you. There is no freedom in this world but power and money.” (Gawker.com)
Tom Scocca, former executive features editor of Gawker Media, considers the implications of Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel’s successful campaign to shut down the new site.