The New York Times
Date: 2010-02-17
Author: David Carr

Article Mentions
Author, David Carr
Mentioned, Nick Denton
Mentioned, Gabriel Snyder
Mentioned, Remy Stern
Mentioned, The New York Observer
Mentioned, Radar Magazine
Mentioned, Gawker
Mentioned, Cityfile
Mentioned, Gawker Media
Mentioned, Mediaite
Mentioned, The Awl
On Monday, Gawker Media announced that it was buying CityFile, a relatively small Manhattan site known for its database of bios of A-listers. But the plot thickened a bit when it was revealed that Gabriel Snyder, the editor of Gawker, would be replaced by Remy Stern, the editor and publisher of CityFile.Its a bit hard to fathom, because in the two years Mr. Snyder was at Gawker, he helped double the traffic, ramped up an effort at original reporting and was generally well thought of by the people who worked for him. Even for Gawkers owner, Nick Denton, who has a reputation for inscrutability, it was an odd move just the kind of mystery the site might be good at deconstructing if the story wasnt about it. Others have poked around, including...(read more)
... On Monday, Gawker Media announced that it was buying CityFile, a relatively small Manhattan site known for its database of bios of A-listers. But the plot thickened a bit when it was revealed that Gabriel Snyder, the editor of Gawker, would be replac ...
... who has a reputation for inscrutability, it was an odd move just the kind of mystery the site might be good at deconstructing if the story wasnt about it. Others have poked around, including the Wrap (No one gets it), DailyIntel (Gawker staff mysti ...


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