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Snarky Gawker stawks Roger Ailes--and strangely enough, Ailes doesn't like it.

Written By mista sense on Sunday, May 1, 2011 | 5:54 PM

Mediaite's Jon Bershad makes a great point: Gawker, the snarky gossip site, is stalking Roger Ailes, even as it accuses him of being paranoid.  As Bershad observes, being stalked would make anyone paranoid, or at least concerned.

Reviewing Gawker's campaign against Ailes, Bershad concludes that maybe there is method in Gawker's meanness:

Unless, of course, this is their plan; to make Roger Ailes so paranoid that he freaks out and does something huge and newsworthy.

Hmmm…making the news by reporting the news. It’s kind of brilliant.


Maybe it is brilliant, but it's also, perhaps, tortious interference.   You're not supposed to screw around with people like that--you know, like the way David Brock does it.

UPDATE: The Cable Gamer made a clumsy attempt at a joke in the original of this piece, misspelling "stalk" as "stawk," as a further play on "Gawker."  Maybe TCG should have tried, "Galker," instead.  In any case, it didn't work, and so now TCG has restored "stalker" to its proper spelling. 

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