Consumerist, Defamer Leaving the Gawker Media Fold

You heard it here last: Nick Denton's slimmed-down fiscal plans for 2009 include two fewer blogs: Consumerist is now Consumer Reports's younger, hipper sidekick, while Defamer is seeking a new home.

Turning to Gawker for Gawker Media news makes about as much sense as counting on the New York Post to suss out that Wendi Deng rumor. So, feel free to browse over here, here, here, here, or here.