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May 23 2013 12:13 PM

Slate in the News

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RECENT AWARD HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • 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: 

The New York Times (May 7, 2013), GE Capital Puts on a Lending Roadshow (with Slate

Min Online (Oct. 11, 2012), Slate Crowd-Sources the Assignment Desk 

The New York Times, (March 1, 2012), Slate to Begin a Monthly Review of Books

Mashable, (Jan. 30, 2012), Slate Gets Personal With Customized Newsfeed

TODAY IN SLATE

Technocracy

Forget Oculus Rift

This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.

Republicans Want the Government to Listen to the American Public on Ebola. That’s a Horrible Idea.

The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team

The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

Politics

Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.

These Companies in Japan Are More Than 1,000 Years Old

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
  Business
Business Insider
Oct. 21 2014 11:27 AM There Is Now a Real-life Hoverboard You Can Preorder for $10,000
  Life
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 21 2014 12:40 PM Asamkirche: The Rococo Church Where Death Hides in Plain Sight
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
  Arts
Behold
Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 21 2014 10:43 AM Social Networking Didn’t Start at Harvard It really began at a girls’ reform school.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.