HOME / Press Box : Media criticism. By Jodie T. Allen|Posted Friday, Dec. 31, 1999, at 2:42 AM Tweet Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Press Box articles. Follow the News and Politics section. Follow stories by Jodie T. Allen. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL The Never-Before-Seen Memoir of a Guantánamo Detainee How the United States Kept Mohamedou Ould Slahi Silent for 12 Years Who Said It: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford or Simpsons Mayor Diamond Joe Quimby? Jodie T. Allen is the senior editor at the Pew Research Center. Click here to load comments.