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Mathew Ingram @mathewi 43.776188,-79.149103

I'm a senior writer at Fortune. I have been the ninth caller and have won the weekend passes. I am an expert in stucco, a veteran in love and an outlaw in Peru.

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Twitter rolls out quality filter and control over notifications -- previously only available to verified users: https://t.co/aBKfRoM4AmGawker’s closing is your daily reminder that there’s nothing that can't be crushed to death by a big enough bag of money
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThank God there isn't https://t.co/t3KxZ3pNiOGawker was this walking attitude problem my least restrictive platform ever. The world needs places like that. https://t.co/HPESKAQpLg
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSorry to say this but Thiel's and (unfortunately) Nick's protestations to the contrary, seems clear that yes .. Thiel destroyed Gawker.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramHere's hoping that justice is served in the appellate court, and @Gawker will be back.
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramstill having trouble summoning much sympathy for Gawker when the lawsuit they lost was from them genuinely doing a terrible thing
Retweeted by Mathew IngramGawker's death is the final funeral of the blog era. Sprinkle some sage & lay a wreathe on the expired URLs of the ghosts of blog rolls past
Retweeted by Mathew IngramTo all Gawker writers, I want to pass on wisdom that my EIC told me long ago in a similar situation: "Take anything that isn't nailed down."
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe other thing I think was really important was Gawker’s fearlessness and transparency. We won’t see another news outlet like that again.
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram @tomgara I don't think creditors can put conditions on a 363 saleLike any child does, Gawker kept pushing it and pushing it thinking mommy & daddy weren't looking. And when the punishment came they wailed.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramGawker made a business out of shame porn, a decision that cost young journalists a paycheck. Welcome to the real world, kiddos.
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram.@FigDrewton is making some great points that @Gawker could have avoided this w/ just a teensy bit more humility & decency
Retweeted by Mathew IngramTo those wondering if Nick Denton will ultimately buy back Gawker dot com: that ship has sailed
Retweeted by Mathew IngramGawker Was a Great Place to Become a Journalist https://t.co/2dPF9te86z via @AdrianChen
Retweeted by Mathew IngramTo me, the 'end of Gawker' happened a year ago with this https://t.co/W0L3e3vMVc
Retweeted by Mathew IngramGawker was an incubator of incredible talent and a source of many an important scoop. RIP https://t.co/gKHtVRzTMb
Retweeted by Mathew IngramDenton's finger hovers over the "Publish All Drafts" button in the Gawker CMS.....
Retweeted by Mathew IngramGawker had an amazing run. My/others' lives and careers would have looked much different - much worse - without it.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSad and scary to see an angry billionaire's legal campaign effectively take down a media outlet. Who's next? https://t.co/Y8KGJGZxbP
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe idea that Gawker went too far and that led to its downfall is silly. It was a dumb jury in Florida that did this.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramGawker is ending. Seems like a good time to re-up this. Expect to see the Thiel template applied again. https://t.co/o3uTUn8Eby
Retweeted by Mathew IngramGawker made lots of great journalism and gave lots of great journalists their start. Its demise is Bad For America.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSure, Gawker wrote a lot of garbage but it was punctuated by world-changing and often doc-based scoops.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe blueprint for any billionaire who wants to destroy a news org that he or she doesn't like is now complete. https://t.co/BlLx12YU0m
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramdenton, never sold out until forced to, now https://t.co/uqzRZbSfjI is no more arianna, got rich and now runs a wellness consulting company
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramgawker convinced a lot of us that, even while entering the workforce during a recession, it might still be worth it to try and write online.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis is 100% a major blow to the institution of journalism https://t.co/JsJYhpZwhE
Retweeted by Mathew IngramGawker was based on a fundamentally conservative premise: People in power (in the media, politics, tech, etc) deserve esp. harsh scrutiny.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWe can sentimentalize Gawker or be incredibly angry at the message shutting down Gawker sends to people like Thiel, and I choose the latter.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramDon't know specifically. But Gawker proper was really the only one of the sites without a strong endemic ad proposition.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWhat is the German word for being horrified that Gawker was taken down by an unhappy billionaire but not wanting to defend all of Gawker?
Retweeted by Mathew IngramJUDGE: How do you plead? CRIMINAL: Like this... *gets down on knees and holds up hands* JUDGE: Lmao did not see that coming, let this man go
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramoh yes, the classic "boys will be boys" defense for a 30-something year old man https://t.co/BQE7IlFdlW
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSo Gawker will live, but at the same time it will also die https://t.co/2CM6lnuatHRyan Lochte is actually three small children stacked on top of each other in a trench coat https://t.co/6ZnIcCRBKH
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWhen the squad gets held for questioning but you've already left the country. https://t.co/byha91INdq
Retweeted by Mathew IngramC'mon: who amongst us has never beaten up a gas station attendant then told Mom we got robbed when we went to Brazil?
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram @mathewi Someone should see how many followers Trump just lost
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram.@twitter announces suspension of 360K accounts since mid-2015; ISIS traffic down 45% over the last two years: https://t.co/pWAVA67iPn
Retweeted by Mathew IngramCorrections Corp. stock: Down 33% in the last hour, after Justice Department says sayonara to private prisons. https://t.co/JNYtxvAMG1
Retweeted by Mathew IngramAll of these apps are launched to show the illusion of momentum, nothing more to it. Once that pretense is over....
Retweeted by Mathew IngramBREAKING: US DOJ directs Bureau of Prisons to phase out privately-operated prisons with goal of "ultimately ending" use - @NBCNightlyNews
Retweeted by Mathew IngramNot the free-speech wing of the free-speech party any more I guess https://t.co/GXbkXrk7WpGannett Said to Be Making Another Bid to Acquire Tronc https://t.co/Nz4Yjo9ffx via @Mathewi https://t.co/xCoxOk9kCO
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram.@joshtpm is there a Lochte's Razor principle where we assume the stupidest possible explanation of this robbery story is the true one?
Retweeted by Mathew IngramProbably of interest to the https://t.co/FBDjWZKmmu staff, Reorg Research: https://t.co/LKyx2IGm7H
Retweeted by Mathew IngramMost millennial story ever https://t.co/DWiLVCKan5
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSo Lochte et al trashed a gas station bathroom, were threatened by a security guard, paid for the damage and then made up a storyIt does this to me all the time https://t.co/5uzW8Q4MUCBREAKING: Brazil police official: Lochte fabricated robbery claim; US Olympic swimmers were in rowdy gas station confrontation. #rio2016
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWhat I would love to see is a media org curating the conversation about their content from everywhere. That would be a service to readersIt's absolutely not cool at all https://t.co/CrelZUEjiG @TenorLLC @chartier @kristenhare @PaulSenatori Yes, I am less interested in the size than I am in the conversation itself @Anthony I still think the NYT would have been better off just buying Circa @mathewi I guess what I was trying to say is, it was fun to say we crushed the New York Times. ;)
Retweeted by Mathew IngramAs a sociopath with Asperger's, I find this description offensive: https://t.co/pIvjZlWtdu https://t.co/0wGpMUkl4ZThat's part of the problem -- no one knows what the size of the conversation is on social because it's fragmented https://t.co/32IphyzjAG @Anthony it just felt like a niche app at best, even with the NYT pushing it @abeaujon Was it though? Despite being an NYT subscriber and having the app on my home screen, I used it <5 times in 2 years.
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram.@kdoctor has a lot more detail on why the Times is shutting down NYT Now, and what it means for their mobile prods: https://t.co/ACyaQOR2yT
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe sad thing for Ryan Lochte is that Michael Phelps also assaulted a security guard and faked a robbery in half the time.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI'm not https://t.co/VqwwdTFgSLIf Ryan Lochte lied about that robbery, how can we ever believe any man's allegations of robbery? 🤔
Retweeted by Mathew IngramNews apps are a doomed genre https://t.co/Sfq46AhIme
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram3/10 We decided to close @nytnow bc we’ve moved all its pioneering innovations into the main @nytimes platforms
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram1/10 Big news: We’re shutting @nytnow. The app was a milestone in the digital evolution of @nytimes https://t.co/jvMEPoKZXn
Retweeted by Mathew IngramNYT "now looks more to third-party platforms like Facebook and Twitter to expand its reach among younger readers." https://t.co/X88jS0AsPb
Retweeted by Mathew IngramNPR ombudsman on cutting comments: "This latest move seems like a step backward," https://t.co/PMIt7ZEeYq "as understandable as it is."
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram @Anthony I think they are mostly doomed @rhhackett Sorry, I couldn't resist :-)Ignore the us vs them and look at the numbers for CNN's distributed strategy-legacy media can catch up w/the natives https://t.co/bTvTe4BaeF
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWhat we're seeing today is the birth of Trump News Network post-November 8 - not the rebooting of his campaign.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI hope that Univision will demonstrate its appetite for "honest, fearless journalism" by not closing Gawker. https://t.co/SCV6PCYLcB
Retweeted by Mathew IngramHe had ZERO Twitter followers. Do some research next time. https://t.co/M5lPhnveLA
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSince I first heard the theory floated a few months ago, this has seemed like Trump's most likely endgame: https://t.co/5WqUu91iJS
Retweeted by Mathew IngramCan't tell if I'm being threatened or having a near death experience https://t.co/nxwikvczOy
Retweeted by Mathew IngramYou really need to read all of @hunterw's story, but I'll try to give you a taste in a few tweets. https://t.co/9TzyKy497R
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis is just fantastic @brikeilarcnn https://t.co/s7nCNTO6gc
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe swimmers can't be lying. Mainly because there aren't 3 people on the planet who would make Ryan Lochte the brains of the operation
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramryan lochte is the michael phelps of accidentally getting his friends detained in foreign countries
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI really just want 2016 to end. https://t.co/NiYk5NC8xA
Retweeted by Mathew IngramTrump campaign chairs -Lewandowski -Manafort -Bannon -Middle finger emoji -Throne of skulls -The Babadook -Dumpster fire animated gif -4chan
Retweeted by Mathew IngramScar – strong leader, respected. Jungle going great. Now? A mess! #TrumpExplainsMoviePlots
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramthis boy has been haunting me all day. he was just pulled from the rubble of Aleppo after a Russian airstrike. https://t.co/U02GoUqnCW
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI could never play beach volleyball because I cannot hug people that often.
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8/18
2016
Ryan Lochte is like when the lovable dumb jock from your favorite sitcom gets his own spin-off show and it's an immediate disaster
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis is what it's like to be a technology reporter in 2016. https://t.co/LTDi2iPtxn
Retweeted by Mathew IngramAn extremely 2016 editor's note, explaining why a review of Sausage Party was taken down. https://t.co/QfykGX0YuW https://t.co/XCyQ8Q0XFz
Retweeted by Mathew IngramAmerica Is Ignoring the Worst Natural Disaster Since Superstorm Sandy https://t.co/2O6CLmcYg1 via @nuzzel
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramcongrats @CNNPR @CNN https://t.co/7focb2bT4R
Retweeted by Mathew IngramOut-foxing Fox. RT @lksriv: This a horrifying / logical idea. https://t.co/TSDu62cBP5
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI was going to ask my movie friend how M. Night Shyamalan was allowed to keep making movies but I made a spreadsheet https://t.co/R1SMB5CjnI
Retweeted by Mathew IngramYALL GARY CAME BACK FOR SECONDS https://t.co/TsYeFJSNxN
Retweeted by Mathew IngramRead to the end :-) RIP - Arthur Hiller, ‘Love Story’ Director and Box-Office Magnet, Dies at 92 https://t.co/u2w5wMpNUv
Retweeted by Mathew IngramTurkey asks schools, libraries to destroy books published by 29 printing houses, copies of 15 magazines and 45 daily newspapers.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWhy all of Canada is currently grieving and celebrating with a man named Gord: https://t.co/TmnoCMXofy via @slate
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram @blakehounshell @tomgara got rolled by prostitutes, were buying drugs etc.Trump and Kushner "have quietly explored becoming involved with a media holding" thru investing or taking one over: https://t.co/fYwfEVqibr
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8/17
2016
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