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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

Politics

Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

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