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Code/Media 2015: Gawker Media Boss and Owner Nick Denton

Peter Kafka covers media and technology, and their intersection, at Vox. Many of his stories can be found in his Kafka on Media newsletter, and he also hosts the Recode Media podcast.

Gawker Media’s Nick Denton is a Web publishing pioneer, but the Web publishing business isn’t very sentimental. It doesn’t care that you figured out how to turn blogging into a business. So what does Denton do now, at a time when many Web publishers have either raised big sums of venture capital and/or created a model based mostly on feeding Facebook — two choices Denton says he rejects? Interviewed by Peter Kafka.

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