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Slate has gone to the dark side

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 14, 2006

Slate has gone to the dark side by splitting up their articles into multiple pages. I hate this reader-hostile bullshit. At least they have a single page option. But why not have that as the default and have the pagination be the option? (That was rhetorical, btw…the reason online pubs split stories up is to increase ad views.) (thx, john)

We Work Remotely

Slate has redesigned and it’s looking a

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 26, 2006

Slate has redesigned and it’s looking a little rough around the edges.

Big 10th anniversary package from Slate. It’s

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 22, 2006

Big 10th anniversary package from Slate. It’s interesting to see how it has evolved. Here’s a slideshow of the design through the years…the stuff about their failed subscription business model and how they lost marketshare because of it is relevent in the ongoing TimesSelect debate.

Online Media and the Future of Journalism,

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 19, 2006

Online Media and the Future of Journalism, a forum celebrating the 10th anniversary of Slate at the New York Public Library. June 22, 6:30pm, with Michael Kinsley, Malcolm Gladwell, Arianna Huffington, Norm Pearlstine, and Jacob Weisberg.

My favorite Winter Olympics coverage is this

posted by Jason Kottke   Feb 17, 2006

My favorite Winter Olympics coverage is this correspondence being posted several times daily to Slate. If this is what the NBC coverage was like, it might actually be entertaining.

New feature from Slate: Today’s Pictures in

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 06, 2005

New feature from Slate: Today’s Pictures in collaboration with Magnum Photos.