Gawker Readies for Auction With Plans to Keep Founder Around

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  • Ziff Davis lead bid includes consulting deal for Nick Denton
  • Univision, Vox, Vice, Penske said to have discussed takeover

Nick Denton.

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Gawker Media, driven into bankruptcy last week after losing an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit to Hulk Hogan, is seeking to wrap up an asset sale by early August.  

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