Nick Denton

And Gawker was no more

And Gawker was no more

2016 Year in Review: Highlights and heartbreaks Dec. 29, 2016, 10 a.m.

2016 was a year of surprises: President-elect Donald Trump, Nobel laureate Bob Dylan, the end of Angelina and Brad (or was that one inevitable?).

We were hacked by the Russians, panicked by Zika and horrified by shootings across the country. After the November election, adult Californians could smoke marijuana -- legally. We said goodbye...