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Slate is an online political and cultural magazine founded in 1996 and currently owned by the Graham Holdings Co. Slate was launched by former New Republic editor Michael Kinsley and initially owned by Microsoft — one of the first online-only publications founded as part of a major corporation or media outlet. Much of Slate’s commentary…

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Caroline O'Donovan    March 17, 2014
Weather stories are data-driven and quantitative, but they can also be personal and pack an emotional punch — which is why weather maps gone viral can spread wrong information quickly.
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Justin Ellis    February 26, 2014
Plenty of podcasts attract a loyal audience on a weekly basis. Slate wants Mike Pesca’s daily show to be as big a part of your drive home as All Things Considered.
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Justin Ellis    September 9, 2013
Boston public radio station WBUR wants to reach a national audience; Slate wants to expand its stable of podcasts through partnerships.
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Ken Doctor    August 29, 2013
If you can’t afford to create yesterday’s content on today’s budget, smart partnering can be around the problem.
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Staci D. Kramer    August 6, 2013
“Katharine and I not only hadn’t wanted to do it; we literally hadn’t thought about it. Seven years of declining revenues will give you new ideas.”
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Ken Doctor    July 26, 2012
The online retail giant’s shift into same-day delivery will change local retail. Will it also change local news?
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Andrew Phelps    June 4, 2012
Their conversational tone pays off both in user engagement and in added impact for advertising.
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Ken Doctor    May 31, 2012
Advertising once paid the bills at American newspapers. As that shifts — rapidly — how will it change the way news companies operate?
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Andrew Phelps    January 4, 2012
Slate is expanding its Trending News Channel and introducing the video explainer as part of a novel deal with YouTube, which wants to be a home for more original content.
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Andrew Phelps    September 29, 2011
“Tech-backward” no longer? “There’s definitely, I think, a cultural shift underway at Slate,” its tech director says.
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Mark Coddington    August 26, 2011
Plus: A dispute over how much emphasis to place on new media skills in journalism training, the debut of The Daily Dot, the death of the Fairness Doctrine, more News Corp. hubbub, and what rarity means in an age of information abundance.