Why Won't the Post Name CIA Counterterrorism Chief Michael D'Andrea?

The Washington Post reported this morning that, pursuant to CIA Director John Brennan's vaunted re-organization plans, the chief of the agency's counterterrorism center has been unceremoniously reassigned. The newspaper declined to report this name, however: Michael D'Andrea. » 3/26/15 3:18pm Thursday 3:18pm

Here Are All the White House Pool Reports

Much of the mundane, day-to-day media coverage of the president's activities is conducted under an arrangement that Matthew Yglesias has called a "mutually agreed upon plagiarism pact"—the pool report. Convention dictates that a reporter bear witness to essentially everything the president does outside the White… » 3/17/15 11:37am 3/17/15 11:37am

CIA Source: Putin Has the Flu

Russian president Vladimir Putin, who has not been seen in public since March 5 and is feared in some panicky circles to have died or worse, has the flu, a CIA source tells Gawker. Or at least that's what the CIA thinks. » 3/14/15 11:05am 3/14/15 11:05am

Gawker v. Department of State

Today, Gawker Media filed a Freedom of Information Act complaint in U.S. District Court against the Department of State, seeking email correspondence between former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Philippe Reines and members of the news media. » 3/13/15 2:38pm 3/13/15 2:38pm

Introducing the Gawker Media SecureDrop

Gawker Media runs on tips and leaks from people with information to share. To make that sharing as private as possible, we are announcing our newest, most secure method for sending things to our reporters and editors: the Gawker Media SecureDrop. » 3/11/15 10:11am 3/11/15 10:11am

Gawker Media Employees Who Can Communicate Securely

This is a regularly updated list of Gawker Media editorial employees who have taken steps to send and receive encrypted communications, with links to their public PGP keys and fingerprints. They are all reachable via email, or via Google Talk chat using the email addresses listed below. Their OTR fingerprints—for… » 3/11/15 10:05am 3/11/15 10:05am

Gawker Media Is Hiring an Investigative Researcher

Gawker Media is looking for a researcher to add muscle to our reporting teams across all eight sites in the Gawker network. » 1/09/15 11:00am 1/09/15 11:00am

Appletini Party Boy Alex Pareene (Re)Joins Gawker Media

Call it the ingathering of the exiles. I'm happy to announce that Alex Pareene, fresh from overseeing the spectacular launch of Racket Teen, is the latest in a string of former staffers to return to Gawker Media's deathless embrace. » 1/07/15 2:40pm 1/07/15 2:40pm