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.
Check the new satirical site TheFinalEdition.com for further developments.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.