“In the worst year of my life, I became a regular target — and it was devastating” reads the headline of Mary Elizabeth Williams piece in Salon.
“Each time I filed a story,” she writes, “I wondered if it would be the subject of another scathing takedown, and what the fallout might be.” “In my world, it has long been understood that Gawker might today rip you to shreds. Just because. And this has been considered totally normal. So I avoided writing pieces critical of Gawker, for fear of retaliation.” Until now.