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Slate is an online news and culture magazine created by Microsoft in 1996 as part of MSN. On December 21, 2004, it was bought by The Washington Post Company. It is updated frequently with current and archived content free to all users. Former political correspondent Jacob Weisberg is the current editor and the Washington Post Company's Cliff Sloan is publisher [1]. The founding editor was Michael Kinsley. Like Salon.com, it covers politics, arts and culture, sports, and news. Slate is a hybrid of traditional news outlets and blogs; it is column-driven but maintains more journalistic ... More » (Source: Wikipedia)

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Media: Magazine, Online, Radio
Audience: Very large audience (1M or more) (English)
Scope: National
Political Viewpoint: Neutral viewpoint
Owners: Washington Post Co. | public_corporation
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Related Publications: NPR, Washington Post, The Root
Location: 251 W. 57th Street, 19th Floor, New York, NY, 10019, US
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Edited By: Kaizar Campwala
Last Edit: Nov 7, 2006 - 5:00 PM PST
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Top Topics: U.S. (244), Politics (243), Business (134), World (114), Media (81), Obama Administration (72), Sci/Tech (68), Presidential Election 2008 (64), U.S. Economy (35), Republicans (32), Bush Administration (29), Health (27), U.S. Congress (25), Law (25), Foreign Policy (23)...
Top Authors: Jack Shafer (38), Christopher Hitchens (37), John Dickerson (37), Fred Kaplan (30), Dahlia Lithwick (29), Daniel Gross (23), Jacob Weisberg (17), William Saletan (12), Farhad Manjoo (9), Timothy Noah (8), Christopher Beam (8), Emily Bazelon (7), Anne Applebaum (6), Eliot Spitzer (6), David Weigel (5)...
Top Formats: Opinion (211), News Analysis (97), Special Report (46), News Report (14), News (8), Comment (7), Cartoon (6), Review (6), Interview (5), Research (3), Other (2), Poll (2), Investigative Report (2), Editorial (1)
 

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