"We have left them in the dust."—David Talbot, editor of Salon, quoted in the New York Post, Feb. 15, 2000
"Talbot feels he long ago vanquished the Microsoft-funded webzine edited by Michael Kinsley."— Baltimore Sun, March 13, 2000
The February traffic figures are in from Media Metrix, the leading Web traffic measurement firm. Slate had 1.9 million unique visitors during the month (different people who visited the site one or more times), up from 1.3 million in January. Salon had 919,000 unique visitors, down from 1.5 million in January.
Click here to read Michael Kinsley's previous column on Slate and Salon.