By Adrienne LaFrance
Digital First Media
NEW YORK — Here’s a call you never want to get: Your website is down because its servers are flooded in five feet of water.
As Hurricane Sandy ravaged New York City, the storm’s destruction flickered across the digital world. Flooding to a Datagram’s data center in lower Manhattan dismantled a cluster of high-profile news and culture sites it hosts like the Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, Gizmodo, Jezebel and Gawker.