Gawker is an American blog founded by Nick Denton and Elizabeth Spiers and based in New York City. It promotes itself as "the source for daily Manhattan media news and gossip". It focuses on celebrities and the media industry. Founded in 2003, Gawker is the flagship blog for Denton's Gawker Media. Gawker has created other blogs, including Defamer and Deadspin, which covers sports.