On Gawker’s Problem With Women

A former staff writer describes how a media company founded on whistleblowing and radical transparency failed its female employees.

Dayna
Dayna
Nov 16, 2015 · 23 min read

“Nick has issues working with women in general. I think it’s sort of a semi-purposeful thing where he doesn’t understand how to talk to them and how to listen to them.” — Alex Pareene

“Oh, that one is too silly for me to respond to.” — Nick Denton


“I’m sorry Dayns. But this is still a man’s world. You aren’t going to change that in your lifetime. Maybe your daughter?”

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