One publication actually condones stalking. Gawker Media publishes the celebrity-obsessed Manhattan's media news, pop culture, and gossip blog, Gawker.com. The blog's Gawker Stalker feature keeps tabs on the comings and goings of celebrities in New York. Gawker Media is the brain child of Nick Denton, a former
writer and founder of
. Gawker.com was launched in 2002 and other Gawker Media blogs soon followed, covering niche topics such as electronic gadgets (Gizmodo), sports news (Deadspin), and feminist culture (Jezebel). Gawker Media filed for bankruptcy in 2016.