Bustle Owner Bryan Goldberg Wins Bankruptcy Auction for Gawker.com

WSJ

NEW YORK—A holding company owned by Bryan Goldberg, the founder of the websites Bleacher Report and Bustle, has been picked as the successful bidder for the assets of former media gossip site Gawker, according to people familiar with the matter.

An auction for Gawker was held Thursday in the Manhattan offices of Ropes & Gray LLP, the law firm that has represented Gawker’s former publisher as it has been liquidating in bankruptcy over the last two years. Mr. Goldberg placed a high bid of $1.35 million, one of these people…

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