New Grub Street redux: Bloggers’ pay (kinda) sucks

Tristan Louis deconstructed recently published snippets about fees paid to Gawker writers in an effort to figure out whether they were 1) totally being ripped off 2) somewhat being ripped off 3) being paid like kings and queens.
Conclusion: Like poets, Gawker bloggers aren’t in it for the money.
But you knew that, right?