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Slate is an English-language online current-affairs and culture magazine created in 1996 by former New Republic editor Michael Kinsley, initially under the ownership of Microsoft, as part of MSN. Uniform Resource Locator is an URI which also specifies where the identified resource is available and the protocol for retrieving it The Fray is the collective name for online magazine Slatecom's user forums. The Washington Post Company ( NYSE: WPO is an American education and media company best known for owning the newspaper it is named after The Washington Post Michael Kinsley (born March 9, 1951 in Detroit Michigan) is an American political Journalist, commentator Television host and pundit English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States Magazines, periodicals or serials are Publications generally published on a regular schedule containing a variety of articles, generally The New Republic ( TNR) is an American Magazine of politics and the arts Michael Kinsley (born March 9, 1951 in Detroit Michigan) is an American political Journalist, commentator Television host and pundit Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational Computer technology Corporation, which rose to dominate the Home computer MSN (The M icro' s' oft N etwork is a collection of Internet services provided by Microsoft. On December 21, 2004, it was purchased by the Washington Post Company. Events 69 - The end of the Year of the four emperors: Following Galba, Otho and Vitellius, Vespasian "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " The Washington Post Company ( NYSE: WPO is an American education and media company best known for owning the newspaper it is named after The Washington Post As of June 4, 2008, Slate is managed by The Slate Group, an online publishing entity created by the Washington Post Company to develop and manage web-only magazines. Events 781 BC - The first historic Solar eclipse is recorded in China. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common The Slate Group is an online publishing entity established in June 2008 by The Washington Post Company. 
Since June 2008, David Plotz serves as the current Editor of Slate. David Plotz (born 1970 is an American journalist A writer with Slate since its inception in 1996 Plotz was designated as the online magazine's Editor in June 2008  He had been the Deputy Editor to Jacob Weisberg, who was Slate's Editor from 2002 until his designation as the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of The Slate Group. Jacob Weisberg (born 1964) is an American political Journalist, currently serving as editor-in-chief of Slate Group a division of The Washington Post Company  The Washington Post Company's John Alderman is Slate's publisher.  Slate (ISSN 1091-2339) is updated every day, and covers politics, arts and culture, sports, and news. An International Standard Serial Number ( ISSN) is a unique eight-digit number used to identify a print or electronic Periodical publication. It is ad-supported and has been available to read free of charge since 1999. Advertising is a form of Communication that typically attempts to persuade potential Customers to Purchase or to consume more of a particular Brand
Slate features regular and semi-regular columns such as Explainer, Chatterbox, and Dear Prudence. Dear Prudence is an advice column appearing weekly in the online magazine Slate and syndicated to over 200 newspapers Many of the articles tend to be short and relatively lighthearted pieces. There are also many meta-columns: collection and analysis of major newspapers, magazines, blogs, and the like. Magazines, periodicals or serials are Publications generally published on a regular schedule containing a variety of articles, generally A blog (a contraction of the term " Web log " is a Web site, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary descriptions of It has a number of associated blogs, including some of the most notable on the Internet, such as Kausfiles. A blog (a contraction of the term " Web log " is a Web site, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary descriptions of Mickey Kaus (born July 6 1951 is an American journalist and author best known for writing Kausfiles, a "mostly political" Blog featured on Slate It also features frequent week-long diary series from interesting people and a link to each day's Doonesbury, whose website Slate hosts. Doonesbury is a Comic strip by G B Trudeau that chronicles the adventures and lives of a vast array of different characters of different ages professions Slate also features podcasts of several of its columns available for daily download. 
Slate contributes to the National Public Radio show Day to Day. Day to Day (D2D is a one-hour weekday American radio Newsmagazine distributed by National Public Radio (NPR and produced by NPR in collaboration
Commentator Mickey Kaus's column "Kausfiles" is seen as one of the earliest blogs. A blog (a contraction of the term " Web log " is a Web site, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary descriptions of
Slate features a set of online forum boards called "The Fray", the editing and moderator duties of which are left up to a "Fray Editor. The Fray is the collective name for online magazine Slatecom's user forums. "
In March 1998, Slate attracted considerable notice by charging a $19. 95 annual subscription fee, becoming one of the first non-pornographic sites to attempt a subscription-based business model. The scheme didn't work and, less than a year later, in February 1999, Slate dropped the charge and returned to free content, citing both sluggish subscription sales and increased advertising revenue. A similar subscription model would later be implemented by Slate's independently-owned competitor, Salon.com, in April 2001. Saloncom, part of Salon Media Group ( often just called Salon, is an online Salon. com is still primarily subscription-based as of 2007.
On July 15, 2005, Slate began offering a podcast, featuring selected stories from the site read by Slate editor Andy Bowers. Events 1099 - First Crusade: Christian soldiers take the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem after the final Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. A podcast is a series of audio or Video digital-media files which is distributed over the Internet by syndicated Download Another podcast, featuring the Explainer column, was later added, read by Slate foreign editor June Thomas. A third, called Slate's Spoiler Special, reviews movies for people who have already seen them.
In September 2005, Michael Kinsley returned to Slate, writing a weekly column to be published simultaneously in Slate and the Washington Post. Michael Kinsley (born March 9, 1951 in Detroit Michigan) is an American political Journalist, commentator Television host and pundit The Washington Post is the largest and most circulated Newspaper in Washington D
On November 30, 2005, Slate started its daily feature ”Today's Pictures,” featuring fifteen to twenty photographs from the archive at Magnum Photos that share a common theme. Events 1700 - Battle of Narva — A Swedish army of 8500 men under Charles XII defeats Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Magnum Photos is an international photographic Cooperative owned by its Photographer -members with offices located in New York, Paris The column also features two flash animated ”Interactive Essays” a month.
In June 2006, on its 10th anniversary, Slate unveiled a redesigned website. In 2007, Slate introduced "Slate V", an online video magazine with content that correlates to or expands upon their written articles.
Slate's focus and editorial slant is politically liberal, as seen in choice of columnists, choice of and position on topics, and featured cartoon, Doonesbury. Modern liberalism in the United States, also referred to as American liberalism, is a political ideology that seeks to use the power of the state to effect change upon society Doonesbury is a Comic strip by G B Trudeau that chronicles the adventures and lives of a vast array of different characters of different ages professions During the 2004 U. S. presidential campaign, a significant majority of staff and contributors supported Democratic challenger John Kerry. } John Forbes Kerry (born December 11 1943 is an American Politician who is currently serving his fourth term as the junior United States Senator 
A more fine-grained analysis puts Slate slightly to the left of The New Republic, but still to the right of Salon.com or The Nation. The New Republic ( TNR) is an American Magazine of politics and the arts Saloncom, part of Salon Media Group ( often just called Salon, is an online This article is about the US Publication. For other newspapers magazines and alternate uses by the same name see The Nation (disambiguation. It includes many voices of the Clintonian / Democratic Leadership Council / neoliberal point of view. Clintonian is an ambiguous term that either refers to the political behavior of United States President Bill Clinton or his administrative style and personal group of political Originally coined by its critics and opponents " neoliberalism " is a label referring to the recent reemergence of Economic liberalism or Classical liberalism These include two of its bloggers: Mickey Kaus, whose favorite subjects include welfare reform and the potential for a future candidate from either party to reap major political gains by taking a law-and-order stance on immigration issues; and Bruce Reed, who was President Clinton's domestic policy adviser, and is current president of the Democratic Leadership Council. Mickey Kaus (born July 6 1951 is an American journalist and author best known for writing Kausfiles, a "mostly political" Blog featured on Slate The President of the United States is the Head of state and Head of government of the United States and is the highest political official in United States by William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III, August 19 1946 served as the forty-second President of the United States Jack Shafer, one of its top editors, has stated that he has voted for the Libertarian Party candidate for President in every election since he became eligible to vote. The Libertarian Party is a United States political party founded on December 11 1971 (One unusual feature of the magazine is that it explicitly states its staff's biases, going so far as to publish the presidential votes of individual staff members and writers. ) Slate frequently publishes columns that advocate a neoclassical view of economics, for example articles by professors Paul Krugman, Steven Landsburg, and Tim Harford, who embrace capitalism despite their general left-of-center political alignment. Paul Robin Krugman ( born February 28 1953 is an American Economist, Columnist, Author, and Intellectual. Steven E Landsburg (born 1954 is an American professor of economics at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. Tim Harford (born 1973 is an English Economist and Journalist, residing in London.
On the U. S. invasion of Iraq, Slate took a "liberal hawk" perspective, as represented in the contributions of Christopher Hitchens, William Saletan, Michael Kinsley, Anne Applebaum, and others. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Iraq topics. Christopher Eric Hitchens (born April 13, 1949) is a British Author, Journalist, Literary critic and American William Saletan is the national correspondent at Slatecom. Saletan gained notoriety in the fall of 2004 with nearly daily columns covering the ups and downs of the Presidential Michael Kinsley (born March 9, 1951 in Detroit Michigan) is an American political Journalist, commentator Television host and pundit Anne Elizabeth Applebaum (born 25 July 1964 is a journalist and Pulitzer Prize -winning Author who has Timothy Noah is the only full-time Slate staffer who initially opposed the invasion, and even he was persuaded to abandon his relatively dovish position by Colin Powell. Timothy Noah is an American Journalist. He is a senior writer for Slate Magazine, where he writes the "Chatterbox" column and a contributing Colin Luther Powell, KCB (Honorary MSC, (born April 5, 1937) is a retired General in the United States Army. In the years since the occupation began, however, the magazine has been increasingly critical of its management, most strongly in Fred Kaplan's "War Stories" column. Fred Kaplan is a Journalist and contributor to ''Slate'' magazine.