Org changes at Gawker: Editorial and management upheaval at Gawker Media almost never comes as a surprise, because the changes have usually been leaked — often by founder Nick Denton — long before the actual upheaval arrives. But the news that dropped on Wednesday was a bombshell, as Denton announced a management shakeup that includes himself: instead of being the sole power behind the blog network, Denton will become CEO and share his leadership role with a management committee made up seven editors and senior executives of the company, in what he characteristically referred to as "the great unclenching."

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