Jill Barshay

Jill Barshay is a public radio business reporter and a contributing editor at The Hechinger Report.

Dec. 19 2011 3:48 PMYour Salary, and How to Raise ItEpisode 10 of Slate’s Negotiation Academy on negotiating for your salary.
Dec. 5 2011 3:31 PMLocation, Location, NegotiationEpisode 8 of Slate’s Negotiation Academy takes on haggling for real estate.
Nov. 21 2011 2:11 PMClosing the Deal: Slate’s Negotiation AcademyEpisode 6 of our series on haggling like the pros.
Nov. 7 2011 1:36 PMThe Ticking Clock and Other Physical Tactics: Slate’s Negotiation AcademyEpisode 4 of our series on haggling like the pros.
Oct. 25 2011 1:15 PMSchmoozing as Strategy: Slate’s Negotiation AcademyEpisode 2 of our series on haggling like the pros.
Dec. 12 2011 12:17 PMMy Little HagglerEpisode 9 of Slate’s Negotiation Academy on negotiating with children.
Nov. 28 2011 5:11 PMThe Gender Divide: Slate’s Negotiation AcademyEpisode 7 of our series on haggling like the pros.
Nov. 14 2011 4:06 PMNegotiating with Jerks and Liars: Slate’s Negotiation AcademyEpisode 5 of our series on haggling like the pros.
Oct. 31 2011 3:13 PMThe Art (and Trickery) of Persuasion: Slate’s Negotiation AcademyEpisode 3 of our series on haggling like the pros.



The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking

Animal manure.

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10


Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

Hasbro Is Cracking Down on Scrabble Players Who Turn Its Official Word List Into Popular Apps

Florida State’s New President Is Underqualified and Mistrusted. He Just Might Save the University.

  News & Politics
Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AM Going Private To undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 8:46 AM The Vintage eBay Find I Wore to My Sentencing
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 1 2014 7:30 AM Say Hello to Our Quasi-Moon, 2014 OL339
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.