A supposedly leaked memo reveals what bloggers at a popular site are paid. Plus, blogs take us to India, Obama-land and a strip club
Now we have an idea. In an e-mail allegedly sent to the site’s recently fired media reporter Maggie Shnayerson (published on a Radar magazine blog), Gawker chief Nick Denton outlines what is expected of his writers, or at least this writer—670,000 page views per month.
“You’re a good writer, and your stories are fine; you just seem to wrestle with them for longer than we can afford,” Denton reportedly wrote. “I don’t think you’re suited to the pace of Gawker.”