Tag: gateway pundit

Exclusive: Hearing scheduled in Gateway Pundit defamation case

A hearing that could either strengthen or upend the defamation case by two Georgia poll workers against The Gateway Pundit, the far-right website operated by St. Louisan Jim Hoft, is scheduled for July 13 in St. Louis Circuit Court.   St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer is set to hear the plaintiffs’ request to dismiss a

Hearing gets underway in Gateway Pundit defamation suit

A high-stakes defamation suit against The Gateway Pundit, a far right, St. Louis-based website, is off to a slow and contentious start in St. Louis Circuit Court.  But a hearing today could begin to untie some of the knots.    The hearing is scheduled for this afternoon in the court of Judge Jason Sengheiser.  The agenda

A tangled web of St. Louisans in the Jan. 6 insurrection

Many of the St. Louisans who played roles in fomenting the Jan. 6 insurrection had relationships with one another and with national figures in the chaos at the Capitol that have not been explored.  Many haven’t even been previously identified. What follows is an account of some of those roles and relationships.     Jim Hoft, the

‘Jewel’ of St. Louis startups has helped fuel Gateway Pundit

Over more than a decade, St. Louisans have heard many flattering things about LockerDome, a pioneer in the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem that has hired dozens of computer-savvy graduates from Washington University and elsewhere and put them to work downtown doing computer-savvy things.  What would surprise most St. Louisans is that a “jewel” of the St.