NY Attorney General Invokes Freedom of the Press to Lament ‘Sad’ Gawker News


The Attorney General of New York, Eric Schneiderman, today lamented Gawker filing for bankruptcy and invoked freedom of the press.

Gawker filed for bankruptcy as a result for losing in court to Hulk Hogan (in a case that was funded by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel) and being ordered to pay up.

Schneiderman tweeted this out earlier today:

Now, a few commenters took issue with Schneiderman’s comment––some because of their feelings about Gawker, others because of Schneiderman being part of an inquiry into climate change deniers:

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