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Events like its upcoming Obscura Day are meant to help the site’s digital readers discover places they previously only read about.
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“We can’t be like, well, our first issue was really diverse, and that’s enough. It has to be ongoing.”
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With 6 million downloads a month and a growing set of live events, Slate is showing one potential path for publishers in the post-Serial world: using conversation to build connection.
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Their conversational tone pays off both in user engagement and in added impact for advertising.
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