Paul Maidment, who told Deadspin staffers to "stick to sports" last week and effectively killed the site, said he was leaving to "pursue an entrepreneurial opportunity."
“And with that, it’s over,” former Editor-in-Chief Megan Greenwell said Friday. “Deadspin no longer employs a single writer or editor."
Executives told their employees to stop doing what they've been doing for years. They walked out, and now Deadspin is effectively no more.
Seven staff members at the popular website Deadspin quit on Wednesday as part of a dispute with management over its focus, a spokesman said.
A top employee at the company was promptly fired for not following the mandate from G/O Media.
"If you want to make a difference, lobby your lawmakers to have them stop the Tribune deal," the anchor says.
We can now measure the direct effects of Hulkamania running wild on a website.
For the past several weeks I have seen a multitude of stories from the wild world of sport that have struck me as something about which I wanted to write and set my brain whirring.
The NFL complained that use of the short videos violated copyright law.