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Slate in the News

Slate in the News

Media coverage, press releases, and awards.
Feb. 12 2003 2:53 PM

Slate in the News

Press coverage, awards, and more.

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  • Slate was named among PCMag’s Top 100 Websites of 2013
  • Slate/Dahlia Lithwick won the 2013 National Magazine Award in the Columns and Commentary category, marking the first time a National Magazine Award in a reporting category was given to an online-only publication.
  • Slate's John Dickerson was awarded the 2012 Gerald R. Ford Prize for reporting on the Presidency for special Slate series on presidential leadership.
  • Slate was named winner of a 2012 Online Journalism Award in the Online Commentary category for its coverage of Mad Men.
  • Slate's Daniel Engber was awarded the 2012 Keck Futures Initiative Communication Award for his special Slate series "The Mouse Trap."
  • In 2011, Slate was awarded the National Magazine Award for General Excellence, Digital Media.
  • Slate's trio of Gabfests—the Culture Gabfest, Political Gabfest, and Hang up and Listen—won the 2011 AdAge Media Vanguard Award for Best Podcast Series, Digital Native
  • Slate was the winner of the 2009 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism, marking the first time an online-only publication received this award.



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