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The Daily Beast Hires Former Gawker President Heather Dietrick

May 18, 2017
BY Lukas I. Alpert - Wall Street Journal

The Daily Beast has always aimed at being smart and edgy, and is now turning to someone with experience pushing the envelope to lead it into its next phase.

The IAC/InterActiveCorp.-owned site has hired Heather Dietrick, a first amendment lawyer who served as Nick Denton’s right hand through Gawker Media’s legal struggles, bankruptcy and eventual sale to Univision Communications Inc., to become its new president and publisher.

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