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RECENT AWARD HIGHLIGHTS:
- Slate’s editor-in-chief Julia Turner was named among FOLIO’s Top Women in Media in 2015 in the Industry Leadership category
- Slate’s “The Year of Outrage” was named a winner in the 2015 Digiday Publishing Awards for the “Best Use of Multimedia for Storytelling”
- Jordan Weissmann’s piece on Katz’s deli, “The Ur-Deli,” was featured in the 2015 edition of the Best Business Writing anthology from Columbia University Press
- Lexicon Valley won in Podcast Movement 2015 in the “Education Podcast” category
- June Thomas and Mark Joseph Stern were both winners in the 2015 NLGJA Excellence in Journalism awards for their work in Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ blog
- Amanda Hess and L.V. Anderson won first place in “Blogs” and “Features” in the 2015 Newswomen's Club of New York - Front Page Awards
- Jamelle Bouie was named among Forbes’ “30 Under 30” in 2015
- SlateCUSTOM won a 2015 Digiday Content Marketing Award in Best Branded Content for its work on behalf of the John Templeton Foundation
- Slate’s gabfests won a People’s Voice Award in the 2014 Webbys
- Slate’s Political Gabfest won “Favorite Political Podcast” in the 2014 iTunes Listener Contest
- Laura Helmuth’s “Two lives: Why are you not dead yet?” won a 2014 American Health Care Journalists Award
- SlateCUSTOM won a 2014 Communicator Award for Roadshow for Growth under “Integrated Campaign”
- Katy Waldman won a 2014 Emma award from the National Women's Political Caucus
- “Don’t Jump!” by Liza Gross won a 2014 American Society of Journalists and Authors award
- Slate was named among PCMag’s Top 100 Websites of 2013
- Slate/Dahlia Lithwick won the 2013 National Magazine Award in the Columns and Commentary category, marking the first time a National Magazine Award in a reporting category was given to an online-only publication.
- Slate's John Dickerson was awarded the 2012 Gerald R. Ford Prize for reporting on the Presidency for special Slate series on presidential leadership.
- Slate was named winner of a 2012 Online Journalism Award in the Online Commentary category for its coverage of Mad Men.
- Slate's Daniel Engber was awarded the 2012 Keck Futures Initiative Communication Award for his special Slate series "The Mouse Trap."
- In 2011, Slate was awarded the National Magazine Award for General Excellence, Digital Media.
- Slate's trio of Gabfests—the Culture Gabfest, Political Gabfest, and Hang up and Listen—won the 2011 AdAge Media Vanguard Award for Best Podcast Series, Digital Native
- Slate was the winner of the 2009 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism, marking the first time an online-only publication received this award.
RECENT PRESS ABOUT SLATE AND PANOPLY:
Fast Company (January 7, 2016), Beyond "Mail-Kimp": The Future of Podcast Advertising
New Republic (December 31, 2015), The Year We Started Taking Podcasts Seriously
International Business Times (December 28, 2015), Why Podcasting is Going To Sound Totally Different in 2016
NewStatesman (December 27, 2015), The Best of Podcasts and Podcasting in 2015
Financial Times (December 23, 2015), Dynamic Ads Become New Normal in Podcasts
Atlantic (December 22, 2015), The 50 Best Podcast Episodes of 2015
NiemanLab (December 17, 2015), The Podcasting Scene Will Explode
Indiewire (December 16, 2015), The Best Storytelling Podcasts of 2015
Vox (December 15, 2015), Podcasting is Getting Huge. Here’s Why.
FishbowlDC (December 15, 2015), Slate Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Political Gabfest (It Thinks)
NiemanLab (December 7, 2015), Check Out This Handy Interactive Timeline of the History of Podcasting
NiemanLab (December 2, 2015), The Mobile Adblocking Apocalypse Hasn’t Arrived (At Least Not Yet)
Digiday (December 2, 2015), Latest in Content Marketing: Brands Make Their Own Podcasts
NiemanLab (Nov. 30, 2015), How Did the GE-Branded Podcast The Message Hit No. 1 on iTunes? In Part, By Sounding Nothing Like an Ad
Inverse (Nov. 30, 2015), Q&A | Panoply’s Andy Bowers on ‘The Message’ and Podcasting’s Wild West
Financial Times (Nov. 23, 2015), Getting the Podcast Message
NPR Weekend Edition (Nov. 15, 2015), ‘Dear Prudence’ Finally Gets Advice In Return: A New ‘Prudie’ Steps In
Yahoo (Nov. 10, 2015), Why We Can’t Get Enough of Advice Columns
Huffington Post (Nov. 10, 2015), The New Generation of Agony Aunts Transforming The Advice Column
WWD (Oct. 30, 2015), Sophia Amoruso on Latest Project #GirlBoss Radio
The Independent (Oct. 15, 2015), You Must Remember This: Podcast Reveals the Secret History of 20th-Century Hollywood
AdExchanger (Oct. 2, 2015), GE’s Foray Into Podcasting Is About Engagement, Not Monetization
Reuters (Oct. 2, 2015), General Electric Producing Science Fiction Podcast Series
FishbowlDC (Oct. 2, 2015), Vox Debuts Its First Podcast on Panoply
Flavorwire (Sept. 29, 2015), The 20 Best Culture Podcasts
NiemanLab (Sept. 28, 2015), Slate is Taking Steps to Reduce Its Page Load Time by 75 Percent
Poynter (Sept. 16, 2015), Apple’s News, Which Launches Today, Is the Latest in a Trend Toward Distributed Content
Fortune (Sept. 11, 2015), Inside the First-Ever “Podcast Upfront”
Columbia Journalism Review (Sept. 8, 2015), So You Want to Start a Podcast?
Wall Street Journal (Aug. 31, 2015), Can “Out-Stream” Video Ads Help Save Mobile Advertising?
NiemanLab (Aug. 24, 2015), How Podcasters Are Turning to New Technologies and Partnerships to Introduce Programmatic Ads
Politico Media (Aug. 24, 2015), The 60-Second Interview: Brendan Monaghan, C.E.O. of Panoply
Contently (Aug. 21, 2015), Can Native Save Mobile Advertising?
Wall Street Journal (Aug. 12, 2015), Podcasts Aim to Lock in Advertising Revenue With Upfront Event in September
RAIN News (Aug. 11, 2015), Panoply Podcast Network Acquires Audiometric Publishing and Advertising Platform
NiemanLab (July 30, 2015), How 7 News Organizations Are Using Slack to Work Better and Differently
Folio (July 30, 2015), Why The Future of Podcasting Looks Bright (Despite a Lack of Scale)
New York Times (July 26, 2015), Ads for Podcasts Test the Line Between Story and Sponsor
The Tyee (July 20, 2015), I’m Calling It: Podcasting Is the Future of Journalism
Folio (July 8, 2015), The New Rules of Paid Content
The Media Briefing (July 7, 2015), NPR and Panoply on the Economics of Podcasting
New York Times (June 18, 2015), Podcasting Blossoms, but in Slow Motion
NiemanLab (May 20, 2015), Why Competing Publications Are Deciding to Team up on Podcasts
Poynter (April 29, 2015), State of the News Media 2015: A New Ranking of Digital Sites
National Post (March 6, 2015), How a Once-Nerdy Audio Tool Is Ushering in a New Golden Age of Radio
FT (March 6, 2015), Podcasting Wins Ears of Advertisers
NiemanLab (Feb. 18, 2015), Riddle Me This: How Can News Orgs Better Use Games and Quizzes?
Current (Feb. 4, 2015), Not Just About the Money: Public Radio Veterans Drawn to Creative Freedoms of Podcasting
NiemanLab (Feb. 6, 2015), Slate’s Podcast Audience Has Tripled in a Year, and Its Bet on Audio Over Video Continues to Pay Off
Medium (Feb. 6, 2015), Why Slate Went All-in on Podcasts While Others Focused on Video
WBUR’s On Point (Jan. 16, 2015), Podcasts You Should Listen To
MediaShift (Dec. 17, 2014), 5 Funding Options for Journalism That Blossomed in 2014
Wired (Nov. 13, 2014), The Three Podcasts You Can’t Miss This Week
Chicagoist (Oct. 31, 2014), Slate Political Gabfest to Bring Their Conundrums to Chicago
BuzzFeed (Oct. 15, 2014), 12 New Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Human
Politico Media (Sept. 30, 2014), Long-Serving Deputy Julia Turner Takes the Reins at Slate
Fast Company (Sept. 26, 2014), The (Surprisingly Profitable) Rise of Podcast Networks
Poynter (Sept. 11, 2014), Games Are Serious Business at News Organizations
Digiday (Aug.19, 2014), The Newest Important Person in Newsrooms: Audience-Development Czars
FishbowlNY (June 26, 2014), Best World Cup Coverage Around the Web
Digiday (June 4, 2014), Publishers Chase the Evolutionary Approach to Redesigns
Digiday (May 21, 2014), To Hamburger Menu or Not? Web Publishers’ New Addiction to Hiding Navigation
Digiday (April 21, 2014): How Publishers’ Premium Subscriptions Stack Up
The Wrap (March 6, 2014), Slate’s “Adele Dazeem” Travoltifier Becomes the Most Popular Article in Website’s History
New York Times (March 5, 2014), To Spur Traffic at News Sites, Just Travoltify
Poynter (March 4, 2014), Slate’s Good Strategy for Correcting Errors on Twitter, Elsewhere
Business Insider (Feb. 11, 2014), Slate Hires NPR Sports Reporter to Boost Its Podcast Business
Poynter (Jan. 2, 2014), Slate’s Top Error-Spotter Delivers Another Great Correction
AdWeek (December 22, 2013), How Native Advertising Will Change in 2014: Predictions From the Front Lines
Digiday (November 13, 2013), Publishers Get Traffic Boost from Twitter Photos
VICE Motherboard (September 25, 2013), The Week the Internet Trolled the Internet’s Comment Trolls
Digiday (September 24, 2013), Which Publisher Redesigned It Best?
Mashable (September 23, 2013), ‘Slate’ Rolls Out Its Most Significant Redesign Since 2006
Poynter (September 23, 2013), Slate Debuts New Design That Makes Stories More Prominent Than Logo
NiemanLab (September 9, 2013), Slate and WBUR team up on a podcast, connecting public radio content to a national audience
Atlantic (August 9, 2013), What Slate’s Redskins Decision Says About Editorial Judgment
Poynter (August 8, 2013), Slate Will No Longer Call Washington Football Team ‘Redskins’
NiemanLab (July 19, 2013), Presenting How Your Article Gets Tweeted
Columbia Journalism Review (May 17, 2013), Social Minority Issues in Perspective: Recent Stories That Flesh Out Important Topics
Crain’s Cleveland Business (May 9, 2013), GE Capital Takes Its Marketing Show on the Road
New York Times (May 7, 2013), GE Capital Puts on a Lending Roadshow
Philly.com (April 18, 2013), Handling Twitter During a Crisis
FishbowlDC (April 18, 2013), Slate’s Twitter Guru Offers Rules for Tweeting During Catastrophe
Poynter (April 18, 2013), Major Breaking News Errors Giving Rise to New Responses in Boston Coverage
Capital New York (March 21, 2013), Stephen Colbert Surprises a Slate crowd, Talks About Nixon’s ‘Selfish Evil’ and Panda Arousal
Mashable (March 4, 2013), 29 SXSW 2013 Panels You Can’t Miss
Poynter (March 5, 2013), 20 South by Southwest Interactive Panels Journalists Won’t Want to Miss
NPR Digital Services (February 5, 2013), The Podcast is Dead. Long Live the Podcast!
PaidContent (February 5, 2013), “The Brain of the New York Times, the Body of BuzzFeed” – Slate’s Third Act
GalleyCat (February 5, 2013), Cartoonist Studio Prize Shortlist Revealed