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The Gawker Carousel

With the flipping of the calendar, three top editors decamped from everyone's favorite media gossip site.

Posted on January 4, 2008, at 10:33 a.m. ET

Meanwhile, Nick Denton, Gawker's notoriously exacting boss, has installed himself as managing editor, canned his columnists, and decreed that bloggers will now be paid based on traffic numbers. One new editor has already quit after a single day. Is this what the rage of the creative underclass looks like?

Editorial note: Whoa! You've found a super-old post here on BuzzFeed, from an earlier era of the site. It doesn't really represent where we are anymore, and may in fact be totally broken, but we're leaving it up as a part of our early history.

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