Vogue’s Rat Infestation: Disturbing New Details

On Friday, Gawker reported that Vogue’s brand-new offices at 1 World Trade Center had a predicament as old as New York City itself: a rat infestation. It’s already gotten so bad that editor-in-chief Anna Wintour is wary of entering her personal office. Over the next three days, two other outlets reported even grosser… » 11/25/14 5:25pm Tuesday 5:25pm

CNN Was the Human Centipede of Journalism Last Night

Last night, CNN attempted to cover the contentious events in Ferguson, Mo., including the announcement that police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for killing a black teenager named Michael Brown and the heated protests which followed. What the most trusted brand in American journalism ended up… » 11/25/14 2:30pm Tuesday 2:30pm

GOP Committee Agrees: Obama Didn’t Fuck Up Benghazi

For the past two years, the GOP-controlled House Committee on Intelligence has investigated the Obama administration’s role in the security and intelligence failures which preceded the September 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya—a perpetual source of bizarre right-wing conspiracies. Today the results are in: Obama… » 11/21/14 6:24pm 11/21/14 6:24pm

Vogue’s Shiny New Office Has a Big Rat Problem

Earlier this month, Condé Nast commenced its long-anticipated move to 1 World Trade Center, whose landlord is counting on the magazine publisher to anchor the building and attract other hip companies to the fortified Financial District. The ongoing rodent problem at Vogue, however, might give some prospective tenants… » 11/21/14 2:40pm 11/21/14 2:40pm

Michael Wolff Accuses Journalist of Committing Journalism

USA Today media columnist and lazy gadfly Michael Wolff has finally weighed in on BuzzFeed’s report about an Uber executive’s inflammatory comments at a private dinner attended by dozens of journalists. Wolff is quite unpleased with the minor role he played in embarrassing the $18 billion car-sharing company. » 11/19/14 3:55pm 11/19/14 3:55pm

Condé Nast Settles With 7,500 Underpaid Interns for $5.8 Million

Last year, two former interns at magazines owned by Condé Nast filed a class-action lawsuit against the company for underpaying them and thousands of other interns, in violation of labor law. According to recent court filings reported by Reuters, Condé intends to retroactively compensate the pair and over 7,000 other… » 11/13/14 5:45pm 11/13/14 5:45pm

“Public Schools Suck,” Says TV Reporter Who Covers Public Schools

On November 1, WITI reporter Meghan Dwyer won a local television Emmy for her investigation of bullying within the public school system of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Last night, TVSpy’s Kevin Eck highlighted her remarkably forthcoming acceptance speech, which you can watch in the video above: » 11/12/14 10:48am 11/12/14 10:48am

Gawker Readers Share Friends and Families’ Cute Veteran Photos

Yesterday, Gawker asked readers about any attractive veterans they knew—either public figures or their own families. This post is dedicated to submissions we received for family members and friends—boyfriends and girlfriends, fathers and mothers, husbands and wives, and anyone else in-between. (You can read our… » 11/11/14 5:40pm 11/11/14 5:40pm

Celebrate Veterans Day With These 25 Very Hot Veterans

Yesterday, we asked our readers about any hot military veterans they knew or were aware of. You submitted the names—and photos!—of politicians, actors, friends, mothers, and fathers. This is an alphabetized list of hot veterans who are public figures; we’ll be running a separate post with reader submissions later… » 11/11/14 12:00pm 11/11/14 12:00pm