Ken Doctor Talks Univision, Gawker and Ecommerce's Return to Publishing

Univision Buys Gawker and Surprisingly Gains Ecommerce
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When Univision bought Gawker, it had no idea that the diamond in the rough would be its ecommerce division. Gawker's founder, Nick Denton, had made the company profitable again thanks to that ecommerce. Actually more than a quarter of Gawker's business was ecommerce, says TheStreet's contributing columnist Ken Doctor. And since the media world is always searching for alternative revenue streams, ecommerce is returning to the publishing. 

So listen in to how Doctor thinks this is the beginning of a very large trend in the industry.

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