The Final Edition: Slate reveals the last-ever issue of the New York Times.

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May 10 2011 7:05 AM

The Final Edition

EXCLUSIVE: The New York Times shuts down!

Everyone knows journalism is dying. But they might not have realized just how bad things are. Today, after 160 years of publishing, the New York Times decided to call it quits. Click on the button below for an exclusive interactive preview of the illustrious newspaper's final edition.

Click to launch The Final Edition.

Check the new satirical site TheFinalEdition.com for further developments.

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