“There is extensive evidence that The Times is extremely biased against the campaign, and against Republicans in general,” the complaint argues.
The $135 million acquisition of Gawker is the latest in a series of deals aimed at making the Latino-focused TV network a bigger player in digital media.
The Silicon Valley billionaire wrote an op-ed about the Gawker bankruptcy auction he helped force by financing Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against the company.
Gawker plans to appeal the ruling, citing 'improperly withheld' witnesses.
The trial may not take place until next year.
The sex tape trial that could impact freedom of the press and the way the law sees revenge porn.