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.
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.
A.J. Daulerio says the post was more of a general commentary on celebrity sex tapes.
Professional athletes are the perfect subjects to study the "dick pic effect" -- how the unwelcome release of one's private privates affect one's day at work. Through box scores and databases, we can monitor an athlete's performance before and after a penis photo is published online.