The demise of this liberal rag is a genuine “feel good” story of the day…

What do you mean there are consequences to your actions? Don’t let the door hit you on the way out. I love how Gawker acts like this is all unfair and they didn’t do one thing wrong.

Yet a jury of their peers clearly felt differently. Especially after their editor said he’d happily post the sex tape of a child and declare it ‘newsworthy’.

So will the Hulkster get his money or not?

NBC: Gawker.com, the gossip blog that began 14 years ago in New York City and grew into a media empire, will shut down next week, according to a statement posted on its website.

The decision to shut down the snarky site comes after Univision’s successful $135 million bid this week to take over six of the other websites in Gawker Media’s portfolio. It was widely believed that any winning bidder would shutter Gawker.com, considered a toxic asset.  More