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Slate retracts story it says didn’t meet verification, fairness standards

Poynter. – 2012-03-02

Hat tip to the folks at the great Retraction Watch blog for spotting this notable Slate retraction from Wednesday night: On Feb. 17, 2012, Slate published an article titled “The Celltex Affair: An Ethics Scandal Strikes the World of Bioethics.” Because… Read more
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Folks Who Brought You Slate Build a Business Site for the Facebook Set

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Penguin Development Group Quietly Pads Slate

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Conde Nast launches slate of original programming

NEW YORK -- Conde Nast is launching a slate of original Web series, continuing the publisher's push to expand its stable of magazines into multimedia programming. | San Jose Mercury News – 2013-03-13

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