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Episode 195: Leah Finnegan

Jun 1st, 201652:01

Leah Finnegan, a former New York Times and Gawker editor, is the managing news editor at Genius. “After the Condé Nast article, Nick Denton decided Gawker needed to be 20% nicer, and I took a buyout because I was not 20% nicer.” Thanks to MailChimp, Audible, Squarespace, and Trunk Club for sponsoring this week's episode. Show Notes: @leahfinnegan leahfinnegan.com genius.com/Leah [02:00] "Sunk" (Mitch Moxley • Atavist Magazine • May 2016) [05:00] Alec Baldwin’s Blog at The Huffington Post [05:00] The Daily Texan [07:00] "Top 10 Hipster Schools" (Huffington Post • Jun 2010) [13:00] News Genius [17:00] "The ‘Food Babe’ Blogger Is Full of Shit" (Yvette d’Entremont • Gawker • Apr 2015) [25:00] "This post has been removed." (Gawker • Jul 2015) [28:00] "Louis C.K. Will Call You Up to Talk About... Show More

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