It’s fine to disagree with Gawker. They certainly have screwed up sometimes, but there’s a reason we made freedom of the press, the first amendment. Why can’t Silicon Valley counter speech with speech?
In 2012, celebrity gossip website Gawker published a sex tape depicting wrestling superstar Hulk Hogan having sex with a friend’s wife. Hogan sued Gawker in what may be the biggest free speech case of the century.
For three years, Dunham has been the subject of wild moral panics whipped up by the left.
In a digital media culture where clicks are of extremely high value, one’s personal ethics seem to be on the line every single day.
It certainly sounds like he did.
Are you ready for the next big racial tension story?
She’s built a massive following of over a million fans, was named one of the Most Influential People on the Internet by Time, and wrote a New York Times Bestseller.
Offensive articles are also just such a small part of what we do, not only in terms of what brings in reads, but in terms of the actual number of articles we publish.
Stop watching the news. Stop following unhappy current events. Don’t participate in anything that makes you unhappy. Go outside. Leave. Pretend it doesn’t exist.
Here at Thought Catalog however, where thoughts are thinked, we will not stand for it.