Several media outlets, including The Times, reported this morning that the tech, gossip blog, Valleywag is folding into Gawker Media's flagship, Gawker.com. Owen Thomas, Valleywag's editor, will now write a column for Gawker.com.
In this tough climate, it's obvious that Gawker is focusing on strengthening its sites with the broadest appeal. Valleywag didn't fit into that category, but it certainly was a polarizing force within its niche world. Will you miss it?
JASON DEL REY was a senior reporter covering technology, branding, and company culture for Inc. magazine. Before joining Inc., his work appeared in Newsday, The (Newark) Star-Ledger, and the Staten Island Advance, and on ESPN.com. He lives in New Jersey. @DelRey