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The Final Edition: Slate reveals the last-ever issue of the New York Times.

Slate – 2011-05-10

Everyone knows journalism is dying. But they might not have realized just how bad things are. Today, after 160 years of publishing, the New York Times decided to call it quits. Click on the button...

The Slate Group Partners with Leading French Journalists to Launch French Version of Slate Magazine

Centre Daily Times – 2009-02-10

The Slate Group, publisher of Slate, The Root, The Big Money and Foreign Policy, today announced it has collaborated with leading French journalists to launch, an independent French online...

Ex-NY Gov Spitzer to write column for

Reuters – 2008-12-04

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, who resigned earlier this year over his involvement in a prostitution ring, will write a column for online magazine about the...

Folks Who Brought You Slate Build a Business Site for the Facebook Set

New York Times – 2008-09-15

The Big Money aims to be something in between authoritative print sources of business news and the myriad of newly minted business blogs.

As markets fall, Slate editors push ahead with business site

International Herald Tribune – 2008-09-15

The Web site, The Big Money, aims to be something between authoritative print sources of business news and the myriad newly minted business blogs.

Slate writer deliberately inserts untruths in review of ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’

Poynter. – 2012-02-16

The newly-released book “The Lifespan of a Fact” has benefited from some decent publicity. An excerpt of the book appeared in Harper’s, and there have been interesting articles in...

Slate to Begin a Monthly Review of Books

The New York Times – 2012-03-02

The Web magazine will publish an expanded look at books on the first Saturday of each month, as stand-alone book review sections in newspapers have dwindled.

Archos unveils 7-inch Child Pad slate: $129, Ice Cream Sandwich on board

Engadget – 2012-03-02

We know you've already added the Fisher Price DVR to the list of gadgets that may withstand the physical trauma your kid's about to put it through. But how does an ICS-equipped, 7-inch slate with...

Slate's New Book Review; Japan's Impossible E-Book Quota

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-03-02

Today in publishing and literature: Slate's new book review section goes live, The Day of the Triffids is getting the Sam Raimi treatment, and Japan's publishers set a lofty and impractical...

Slate launches monthly book review

Editors Weblog – 2012-03-05

Slate likes big books and it cannot lie... The all-digital publication will be launching a new monthly book review, which will appear on its homepage on the first weekend of every month. The...

Penguin Development Group Quietly Pads Slate

Publishers Weekly – 2013-01-11

Random House has Random House Films. Macmillan has Macmillan Films. And Penguin? Although the house has been low-key about the ways it has begun to dip its corporate toes into film production, and...

Conde Nast launches slate of original programming

San Jose Mercury News – 2013-03-13

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.

How Slate doubled Facebook referrals in less than a year

Poynter. – 2013-05-02

Facebook A case study on Facebook’s new media portal looks at Slate’s rocketing Facebook traffic over the past year. Psychology explains some of the rise: “Slate’s stories..., others to ban 'Redskins' name from their pages

Reuters – 2013-08-10

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The online magazine and two other publications have said they will no longer refer to the National Football League's Washington, D.C., football team as the...

Dissecting the Slate Redesign

Slate – 2013-09-23

Q: Hi, David. You were the man running point on this massive redesign for Slate. Editor David Plotz published a general introduction to our new look for readers, but I wanted to grill you a bit...

Slate Rolls Out Responsive Design Website

Folio Magazine – 2013-09-24

Slate has rolled out its most expansive redesign in the pure-play publication's 17-year history. The new leverages responsive design and several new content features for its 17-plus million...

Slate’s Hiring an Executive Producer

Slate – 2013-10-07

Slate is looking for an executive producer to run our small and highly energetic video operation, which produces award-winning original video and aggregates other great digital video. We’re...

The Slate Store Is Open for Business

Slate – 2013-10-07

You read the magazine. You listen to the podcasts. You follow the Twitter feed. Now wear the T-shirt!

Slate Explains Why Telling Women Not to Drink Is the 'Best Rape Prevention'

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-10-19

On Wednesday, Slate published a column by Emily Yoffe entitled "The Best Rape Prevention: Tell College Women to Stop Getting So Wasted." Her words did not go over well. Today, Slate published...

Help Slate Dig Deeper Into Gun Deaths in America

Slate – 2013-11-21

Since we published our interactive on the number of gun deaths in America since Newtown, hundreds of readers have asked how they can help—and hundreds more have asked for a more detailed parsing of...

Best Books 2013: Slate Staff Picks

Slate – 2013-12-01

Monday: Slate staffers pick their favorite books of 2013. Tuesday: The overlooked books of 2013. Wednesday: The best lines of 2013, and the best poetry of 2013. Thursday: Dan Kois’ 15 favorite...

The Slate Book Review Top 10 of 2013

Slate – 2013-12-06

Monday: Slate staffers pick their favorite books of 2013. Tuesday: The overlooked books of 2013. Wednesday: The best lines of 2013, and the best poetry of 2013. Thursday: Dan Kois’ 15 favorite...

Our 11 Favorite Slate Stories of 2013

Slate – 2013-12-24

In the last 12 months, Slate has published approximately 18,000 articles, blog posts, photo galleries, videos, cartoons, interactive games, maps, and podcasts. If I had to guess, 6,000 of them were...

Slate’s Most Viral Stories of 2013

Slate – 2013-12-28

Last week I shared the 10 most popular Slate stories from 2013, a list that paints with a broad brush about the stories our readers loved the most. Now it’s time to dig deeper to reveal which...

Microsoft adds critical IE, XP fixes to Tuesday's patch slate

PC World – 2014-02-11

Microsoft on Monday unexpectedly added two more critical security updates to the list it will deliver tomorrow, including one for all versions of its Internet Explorer (IE) and another that will...

Slate to Introduce a Membership Plan

Editor & Publisher – 2014-03-24

In the hunt for revenue in the digital era, news publications have tried everything from putting up paywalls to soliciting donations. The digital magazine Slate, nearly two decades old, plans to...

Bisexuality: What NYT and Slate Got Wrong

The Huffington Post – 2014-03-29

The bisexual community has been buzzing since The New York Times Magazine published "The Scientific Quest to Prove That Bisexuality Exists" last week. What many were hoping would be a great leap...

Announcing Slate Plus

Slate – 2014-04-21

Slate doesn’t exist without its readers. That’s not a metaphor. Traditional magazines and newspapers are printed, bound, and distributed, whether or not anyone ever reads them. But Slate...

Farhad Manjoo’s Favorite Slate Story

Slate – 2014-04-24

Since our founding in 1996 (1996!), Slate has published tens of thousands of articles. We’ve asked a group of former Slatesters to direct you to pieces they remember fondly from their time at the...

Slate Voice: “Why Do Millennials Not Understand Racism?”

Slate – 2014-06-03

“Why Do Millennials Not Understand Racism?” was originally published in Slate on May 16, 2014. It was one of Jamelle Bouie’s most read articles in May.

What Happened at Slate This Week?

Slate – 2014-06-13

Hello Slate Plus members! I’m your Editor of the Week, tasked with curating the best and most interesting Slate output for your delectation, enjoyment, and opprobrium, or perhaps all three. As you...

Slate Voice: “Who Is Middle Class?”

Slate – 2014-06-23

“Who Is Middle Class?” was originally published in Slate on June 12, 2014. It was one of Joshua Keating’s most read articles in June. You can keep up with Joshua’s latest writing on his blog,...

Slate Exclusive: Edward Klein Lunches With His Blood Feud Editor!

Slate – 2014-07-08

It was a bright and muggy day in Washington, D.C., with temperatures hovering around 92 degrees and humidity at 73 percent. None of that could dampen the mood of Edward Klein’s editor. His...

Slate Voice: “Nice Rebound!”

Slate – 2014-07-12

“Nice Rebound!” was published in Slate on July 11, 2014.

Slate Voice: “Watching the Couples Go By”

Slate – 2014-07-18

“Watching the Couples Go By” was originally published in Slate on June 13, 1997. It’s one of David’s favorite Slate pieces.

The State of Slate

Slate – 2014-07-22

In a conversation with Slate staffers and Slate Plus members on Monday, new editor in chief Julia Turner answered questions about her plans for the magazine’s future.

Virgin Mobile intros a blank-slate smartphone plan you can customize any way you like

GigaOM – 2014-07-30

Virgin Mobile’s new prepaid plan can be anything you want it to be from a bare-bones emergency calling service to a custom unlimited Facebook plan. Virgin Mobile intros a blank-slate smartphone...

Slate Voice: “Does This Make Me Sound Insecure?”

Slate – 2014-07-31

“Does This Make Me Sound Insecure” was originally published in Slate on July 23, 2014. It was Katy’s most read article from July.

Slate Voice: “The Bloodshed State”

Slate – 2014-08-04

“The Bloodshed State” was originally published in Slate on July 28, 2014. It was Mark’s most read article of July.

Slate Voice: “Where I’m From”

Slate – 2014-08-05

“Where I’m From” was originally published in Slate on July 29, 2014. It was one of Aisha’s most read articles from July.

(VIDEO) Slate Sees Videos on All Its Pages

The Huffington Post – 2014-08-21

Web magazine Slate says it can make up for a lack of opportunities for its video advertisers by turning every text article in to a video ad opportunity. Sales VP Anthony DeMaio tells Beet.TV in this...

Long-Serving Deputy Julia Turner Takes the Reins at Slate

Editor & Publisher – 2014-09-30

“Continuity is the theme of editorial at Slate,” Gawker founder Nick Denton told Capital at a party feting the online magazine’s new editor in chief, Julia Turner, on...

Slate Voice: “Discovering My Inner Sam Malone”

Slate – 2014-10-16

Jordan Weissmann is the author of “Discovering My Inner Sam Malone,” which was published in Slate on Oct. 6, 2014. In the piece, Weissmann asks, “Do I have what it takes to buy and run my own...

Marvel unveils huge new slate of superhero films

Stuff – 2014-10-29

 Marvel has unveiled plans for a slate of new superhero films, expanding its already wildly successful comic book universe — and breaking ground with its first solo black and female hero movies.

Slate Voice: “Stop Dressing Like a Slob When You’re Traveling”

Slate – 2014-11-11

J. Bryan Lowder is the author of “Stop Dressing Like a Slob When You’re Traveling” which was published in Slate on Sept. 8, 2014. In the widely shared piece, Lowder explains why one should...

Slate Voice: “If It Happened There,” Thanksgiving Edition

Slate – 2014-11-26

Joshua Keating is the author of “If it Happened There … America’s Festival Pilgrimage Begins” which was published in Slate on Nov. 27, 2013. In this piece, Keating describes how media outlets...

Best Books 2014: Slate Staff Picks

Slate – 2014-12-01

Eat More Better: How to Make Every Bite More Delicious, by Dan Pashman Recommended by L.V. Anderson, assistant editor

Introducing Slate Picks

Slate – 2014-12-03

We talk often at Slate about things we love: books and songs and shower heads and light bulbs and baby toys and, of course, television shows. We know from your comments and emails that you like many...

Watch Jenny Slate And Rosario Dawson Share The Perfect New Year's Kiss

The Huffington Post – 2014-12-11

New York Times Magazine recruited 18 of the year's most notable starts to participate in its annual special, "Great Performers." This year's interactive features nine short films, directed by Elaine...

Slate, Whiting Team Up to Celebrate Sophomore Novels

Publishers Weekly – 2014-12-12

The Whiting Foundation and the Slate Book Review have joined forces on a new campaign that, according to the two partners, aims to "breathe new life into second novels." This year, the initiative, We...

Slate Voice: “No Reason for the Season”

Slate – 2014-12-16

Torie Bosch is the editor of Future Tense and the author of “No Reason for the Season,” which originally published in Slate in 2008. In this Slate classic, Bosch explains why you shouldn’t need...

Slate Voice: “I Love Being a Christmas Baby”

Slate – 2014-12-24

L.V. Anderson is a Slate assistant editor and the author of “I Love Being a Christmas Baby,” which was originally published in 2012. In this Slate classic, Anderson explains the advantages of...

(VIDEO) Slate Publisher Sees 'Huge Business' Potential In Podcasts

The Huffington Post – 2014-12-31

CHICAGO -- For many, it is a forgotten medium that never quite fulfilled its promise. But podcast publishers who have done well tend to have done really well. Webzine Slate, a veteran talk podcast...

Did You Overlook These Slate Stories in 2014?

Slate – 2014-12-31

Slate published more than 14,000 articles in 2014, and we’ve already shown you our most popular pieces and our most social pieces. But many staffers fondly remember pieces that express some great...

Slate Is Hiring a Slate Plus Editor

Slate – 2015-01-16

Slate is hiring for the full-time position of Slate Plus editor. Ideal candidates will be entrepreneurial, smart, funny, and energetic; write sparkling copy; and be deft, sensitive editors. The...

Slate Voice: “American Liar”

Slate – 2015-01-27

“American Liar” was originally published in Slate on Jan. 20, 2015. It’s Mark’s most-read article of January (at least so far).

Slate Voice: “Why Do Brits Say Maths and Americans Say Math?”

Slate – 2015-02-10

“Why Do Brits Say Maths and Americans Say Math?” was originally published in Slate on Dec. 8, 2014. It was Katy’s most popular article in December.

Slate Voice: “Leave Cupid Alone, You Snobs”

Slate – 2015-02-12

In honor of Valentine’s Day, here’s Torie Bosch reading her piece “Leave Cupid Alone, You Snobs,” which was originally published in Slate in 2011.

Slate Voice: “I Am Ready to Declare a Truce in the Gay Cake Wars”

Slate – 2015-02-18

“I Am Ready to Declare a Truce in the Gay Cake Wars” was originally published in Slate on Jan. 23, 2015.

Slate Voice: “Against YA”

Slate – 2015-02-25

Ruth Graham’s essay, “Against YA,” was originally published in Slate on June 5, 2014. The piece is read by its editor, Dan Kois.

Slate Doubles Down on Podcasts

AdWeek – 2015-03-10

There's always been a loyal base of listeners who download podcasts weekly, but thanks to the popularity of shows like Serial, more people are paying attention to the digital format. And the...

Hands-on: Adobe Slate takes another stab at “visual stories”

PC World – 2015-04-02

Adobe just launched a new iPad app that aims to make anyone feel like a magazine editor.It’s called Adobe Slate, and it offers a way to mash up words and pictures into slick-looking stories for the...

Popular Podcast ‘The Moment’ Moves From Grantland to Slate

Editor & Publisher – 2015-04-07

Filmmaker Brian Koppelman's podcast "The Moment" is relocating from the sports and pop culture site Grantland to the digital magazine Slate.   "The Moment," a weekly podcast...

Happy Birthday, Slate Plus!

Slate – 2015-04-21

A year ago today, Slate launched Slate Plus, a brand-new membership program. We asked you, Slate’s readers, to give us money in exchange for a richer, smoother Slate experience, and as a way to...

AOL Unveils Massive Slate of New Programming and Partnership With NBCU

AdWeek – 2015-04-29

For those who thought AOL might be shifting away from big content plays and heading into pure ad tech, the media company proved this week it still has plenty in store for digitally savvy audiences. ...

The Slate Archives Podcast: “My Husband’s Other Wife” 

Slate – 2015-05-07

In celebration of Slate Plus’ first anniversary, we’re republishing a selection of pieces from the past year, including this article, which was originally published Oct, 2, 2014.

Slate Voice: “ ‘And People?’ ”

Slate – 2015-05-20

“ ‘And People?’ ” was originally published in Slate on May 4, 2015. In the piece, Gabriel Roth discovers that the book he’s chosen for his 3-year-old daughter broaches the...

Slate Isn’t Too Liberal. But…

Slate – 2015-05-21

In celebration of Slate Plus’ first anniversary, we’re republishing a selection of pieces from the past year, including this article, which was originally published on Sept. 29, 2014.

Slate Is Hiring a Senior Editor

Slate – 2015-05-26

Slate is hiring for the full-time position of senior editor. Ideal candidates will be deft, sensitive editors; entrepreneurial, smart, funny, and energetic; and write sparkling copy. The editor’s...

Slate Voice: “Bitch, I’ll Tell You Why This Sentence Construction Is So Effective”

Slate – 2015-07-01

“Bitch, I’ll Tell You Why This Sentence Construction Is So Effective” was originally published in Slate on May 5, 2015. In the piece, Katy Waldman writes about the linguistic trend of...

Play the Slate Slate Quiz

Slate – 2015-07-21

As a Slate Plus member, you’re probably used to taking the Slate News Quiz, proving your grasp of each week’s current events. But what about a Slate Slate Quiz, which tests your knowledge of our...

America’s Next Slate Writer

Slate – 2015-07-29

Hello, Slate Plus members! I’m writing this on my first day as a Slate senior editor. (Readers of the Slate Book Review might know me from the essays I’ve been writing about children’s books.)...

The Slate Archives Podcast: “Extroverted Like Me” 

Slate – 2015-08-05

In celebration of Slate Plus’ first anniversary, we’re republishing a selection of pieces from the past year, including this article, which was originally published on Aug. 14, 2014.

Slate Voice: “Grillax, Bro”

Slate – 2015-08-13

“Grillax, Bro” was originally published in Slate on Jul. 22, 2015. In the piece, Jacob Brogan writes about what it’s like to be a feminist who hates his love for grilling.

Slate’s latest podcast partner: Sports Illustrated

Digiday – 2015-08-18

Panoply, Slate's podcast network, has had a busy year. It's spent the bulk of 2015 not only pitching advertisers on why they should invest in podcasting, but it's gone after podcasts from other...

Slate's Latest Podcast Partner: Sports Illustrated

Editor & Publisher – 2015-08-18

Slate has proven to be as good at roping in other publishers’ podcasts as it has at creating its own.   Panoply, Slate’s podcast network, announced Monday that...

Slate Voice: “Space Invaders”

Slate – 2015-08-26

“Space Invaders” was originally published on Jan. 11, 2011. Farhad Manjoo currently writes about technology for the New York Times and was Slate’s technology columnist from 2008–2013. Mike...

Slate Voice: “The Case Against the Case Against Air Conditioning”

Slate – 2015-09-16

Is the fervid crusade against air conditioning justified? Slate columnist Daniel Engber reads an adaptation of his conditioner coverage from the last couple of years, including “Hot and Bothered”...

Keith Hernandez named president of Slate

Poynter. – 2015-10-28

Keith Hernandez has been appointed to the newly created position of president at Slate, the company announced today. Hernandez, who was previously vice president of brand strategy for BuzzFeed,...

BuzzFeed's Keith Hernandez Heads To Slate

The Huffington Post – 2015-10-29

BuzzFeed executive Keith Hernandez on Wednesday was named to the newly created position of president of online publisher Slate. The appointment, announced by The Slate Group's chairman Jacob Weisberg...

Slate Voice: “Turn Off Your Heat”

Slate – 2015-12-08

In this Slate Voice reading, Reihan Salam revisits “Turn Off Your Heat,” his call for a chillier winter existence that was originally published on Jan. 23, 2015. Why should we allow our...

The 2015 Slate Gift Guide

Slate – 2015-12-14

Throughout the year, Slate staffers recommend to Slate readers a host of products they’ve enjoyed, from books and songs to socks and toilet seats. But these recommendations can be a little hard to...

Slate Voice: “Santa Should Not Be a White Man Anymore”

Slate – 2015-12-14

As membership grows, we’re reprinting some of Slate Plus’s greatest hits. This article was originally published on December 22, 2014.

Happy 10th Anniversary to the Slate Political Gabfest!

Slate – 2015-12-16

Around Slate this month, we’ve been congratulating Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz on a major milestone. It’s been 10 years since they teamed up on a weekly political podcast...

Slate Voice: “Two Kinds of Goodbyes”

Slate – 2015-12-17

In September 2015, book editor and novelist Jill Bialosky wrote “Two Kinds of Goodbyes,” an essay about tragically losing both her daughter and her son during two pregnancies. Exclusively for...

The Most Beautiful Things Slate Published in 2015

Slate – 2015-12-31

The following collection highlights some of the best visual work published by Slate this year; featuring the work of our design and interactive teams, and including highlights from our photo blog,...

How Slate, The Washington Post, Bloomberg fight ad blocking

Digiday – 2016-01-15

There's no panacea to combat ad blocking, but that hasn't stopped publishers from trying a variety of approaches. Several detailed their strategies at Digiday's one-day WTF Ad Blocking course Jan....

Slate (and Panoply) Are Moving to Brooklyn

Advertising Age – 2016-01-27

Despite the growing concentration of editorial talent in Brooklyn, most New York-based media companies have historically been reluctant to leave Manhattan behind and set up shop across the river.But...

China's Perfect World to invest up to $450 million in Universal film slate

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-18

China-based video game maker Perfect World has agreed to invest in Universal Pictures' movies, marking the latest deal between a Hollywood studio and a Chinese company.  Jeff Shell, chairman of...

How The Washington Post, Slate and other publishers are using Facebook Instant Articles

Digiday – 2016-03-01

It's been almost a year since Facebook launched Instant Articles, giving publishers the promise of fast-loading pages if they gave up control over their content and distribution. With a rollout to...

UCLA's nonconference basketball slate will provide another test

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-01

Of all of the oddities in UCLA’s last basketball season — and there were many — there was this: UCLA won more games against Kentucky (one) than it did against USC (zero, in three tries). It...

NSK Neustadt Prize Announces an All-Women Slate of Finalists

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-06-15

The Neustadt Prize's biennial recognition of children's and YA literature has, for the first time, chosen an all-female finalist roster. The winner will be announced in October. The post NSK Neustadt...

How The Atlantic, Slate and others obsess about user experience

Digiday – 2016-07-18

The rise of multiple platforms and screen sizes, along with the scary adoption of ad blocking, has publishers obsessing over user experience. Publishers including Mic, The Atlantic and Slate are...

What Slate Said About the Next 20

Slate – 2016-09-12

For our 20th anniversary, Slate is revisiting the events of the past two decades that, we suspect, best foretell the events of the next two. But how did the magazine cover those stories as they...

Why Slate is bucking Election Day tradition this November

Poynter. – 2016-09-14

Coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign has taken more twists than any other U.S. election in recent memory. But Slate's planning to add one more. The online magazine will be breaking with...

A History of Slate in 12 Pieces of Swag

Slate – 2016-09-21

Microsoft’s contribution to the world isn’t entirely positive—the company is responsible for hopelessly bloated software, hideous traffic snarls on the 520 floating bridge, and Clippy—but...

A History of Slate in Nine Home Pages

Slate – 2016-09-23

In 1996, it was obvious to everyone what a magazine should look like, but it was less obvious what a website should look like. (Now everyone knows what a website should look like, but the whole idea...

Heads of Slate

Slate – 2016-09-26

Since it launched 20 years ago, Slate has been helmed by four editors-in-chief: Michael Kinsley, Jacob Weisberg, David Plotz, and Julia Turner. They gathered in Slate’s Washington, D.C., studio on...

How Slate tried to wean itself from fly-by Facebook visitors in favor of loyal regulars

Digiday – 2016-09-28

Facebook's algorithm can giveth as well as taketh away, which has some publishers reconsidering its relationship to the platform. Slate, for one, is now measuring itself by a set of reader loyalty...

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