At Monday’s staff-wide meeting, Slate editor David Plotz made two big announcements.
“The first announcement is that I am stepping down, as editor, as of … now. The second is that Jacob has chosen Julia to succeed me. So please join me in congratulating Julia,” David said.
You can read the rest of David’s goodbye here. Here’s what David had to say after Monday’s big announcement.
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