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Revolving Door Newsletter: 10.10.14
New Hires at Women's Health; David Plotz Joins Atlas Obscura

Revolving Door Newsletter: 07.15.14
David Plotz Resigns From Slate; New York Loses John Homans to Bloomberg

Revolving Door Newsletter: 01.24.14
Major Layoffs at CNN; Ezra Klein's New Hires

So What Do You Do, David Plotz, Editor of Slate?
Plotz discusses Slate's notoriously transparent political approach, why writers need ambitious projects, and the behind-the-scenes details of hiring Dave Weigel.

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Former Slate EIC Settles Into Atlas Obscura - Posted November 26, 2014
Are you old enough to remember Manhattan's Museum of Famous People on West 50th Street, featuring dozens of vinyl mannequins? How about the apartment with a view that Gustave Eiffel built into the Eiffel Tower, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former Slate EIC Settles Into Atlas Obscura - Posted November 26, 2014
Are you old enough to remember Manhattan's Museum of Famous People on West 50th Street, featuring dozens of vinyl mannequins? How about the apartment with a view that Gustave Eiffel built into the Eiffel Tower, ... [FishbowlNY]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 10.13.14 - Posted October 13, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. GalleyCat Author and Activist Malala Yousafzai Wins Nobel ... [FishbowlDC]

David Plotz Joins 'Atlas Obscura' - Posted October 10, 2014
David Plotz has made his first post-Slate move. He is the new CEO of AtlasObscura.com, a site that -- as its name indicates --... [morningmedianewsfeed]

David Plotz Joins 'Atlas Obscura' - Posted October 10, 2014
David Plotz has made his first post-Slate move. He is the new CEO of AtlasObscura.com, a site that -- as its name indicates --... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Rowe Sets Records for CNN | Morgan Slams Cooper, AC 360 - Posted October 10, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Rowe Sets Records for CNN | Morgan Slams Cooper, AC 360 - Posted October 10, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Back to School Links: 3 Pieces New (and Old) Journos Should Wrap Their Heads Around - Posted September 4, 2014
It's back to school season, which means there will be a lot of journalism students sitting around debating how to best make money doing it. We just can't stop wondering or examining how it's all changed. The discussion isn't just happening in ivory towers, either. In the past week, current journos... [10,000 Words]

The Most Popular FishbowlNY Posts for The Week - Posted July 18, 2014
Here's a look at the FishbowlNY posts that made the most buzz this week. 1) Sports Illustrated Sets Web Traffic Record with LeBron James Essay 2) ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Most Popular FishbowlNY Posts for The Week - Posted July 18, 2014
Here's a look at the FishbowlNY posts that made the most buzz this week. 1) Sports Illustrated Sets Web Traffic Record with LeBron James Essay 2) ... [FishbowlNY]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 7 15.14 - Posted July 15, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. TVNewser Alisyn Camerota Joins CNN as Anchor ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: World Cup Sets Ratings Records | Plotz Resigns From Slate - Posted July 15, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: World Cup Sets Ratings Records | Plotz Resigns From Slate - Posted July 15, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

David Plotz Resigns as Editor of Slate - Posted July 14, 2014
David Plotz, who has been with Slate since the site launched in 1996, is stepping aside. Plotz had served as Slate's editor since 2008. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

David Plotz Resigns as Editor of Slate - Posted July 14, 2014
David Plotz, who has been with Slate since the site launched in 1996, is stepping aside. Plotz had served as Slate's editor since 2008. ... [FishbowlNY]

Slate Launches Paid Membership Plan - Posted April 21, 2014
Slate Plus, the paid membership from Slate, is officially live. The first thing you should know about Slate Plus is that it's not a paywall. The site will remain completely free. You won't be ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Slate Launches Paid Membership Plan - Posted April 21, 2014
Slate Plus, the paid membership from Slate, is officially live. The first thing you should know about Slate Plus is that it's not a paywall. The site will remain completely free. You won't be ... [FishbowlNY]

Slate Plus Offers Modest Perks for Modest Fee - Posted April 21, 2014
Slate editor David Plotz wants to make one thing clear about his pub's new pay-for service for "vociferous readers" -it's NOT a pay wall! "We're not asking you to pay for stories, and we're not turning on a meter that stops you 10 stories into the month," Plotz... [FishbowlDC]

Slate Introduces Paid Membership Plan - Posted March 24, 2014
There's paywalls and metered paywalls, and then there's Slate Plus, the new membership plan from Slate. The New York Times rep... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Slate Introduces Paid Membership Plan - Posted March 24, 2014
There's paywalls and metered paywalls, and then there's Slate Plus, the new membership plan from Slate. The New York Times rep... [FishbowlNY]

Jack Shafer Edits Wisely - Posted October 2, 2013
Jack Shafer is currently a columnist at Reuters, but years ago, he was the editor of Washington City Paper. Acco... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jack Shafer Edits Wisely - Posted October 2, 2013
Jack Shafer is currently a columnist at Reuters, but years ago, he was the editor of Washington City Paper. Acco... [FishbowlNY]

Dear Prudence at Sixth & I - Posted August 19, 2013
The woman who brings us headlines that would make your grandmother blush will be at Sixth & I synagogue in downtown Washington on Sept. 11. Recent headlines of the Slate advice column "Dear Prudence" include everything from "I'm Marrying My Late Wife's Sister," to "I'm accused of sending crotch shots" and... [FishbowlDC]

Slate to Stop Referring to Washington Redskins as 'Redskins' - Posted August 8, 2013
Any rational human realizes that the Washington Redskins' nickname is racist. Even Redskins great Art Monk said it shouldn't be used. However, Daniel Syder, the Redskins' terrible owner and renowned idiot, has said he won't get rid of the offensive word. Faced with this, Slate has... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Slate to Stop Referring to Washington Redskins as 'Redskins' - Posted August 8, 2013
Any rational human realizes that the Washington Redskins' nickname is racist. Even Redskins great Art Monk said it shouldn't be used. However, Daniel Syder, the Redskins' terrible owner and renowned idiot, has said he won't get rid of the offensive word. Faced with this, Slate has... [FishbowlNY]

Slate to Strike 'Redskins' From its Vocabulary - Posted August 8, 2013
Slate announced today that it will no longer refer to Washington's NFL team as the "Redskins." Instead they will refer to it as "Washington's NFL team." It joins Washington City Paper, the Philadelphia Daily News and Buffalo News in the cause. Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

The Most Offensive Marketing Pitch Ever? Beheading Labeled 'Ad Revenue Opportunity' - Posted July 10, 2013
Slate writer David Plotz is calling a recent email he received the "most offensive marketing pitch of all time." After r... [PRNewser]

Molly Ringwald to D.C. for Book Reading - Posted August 15, 2012
Looking at the fall lineup of appearances at Sixth & I, organizers decided to spin them as a "Breakfast Club" series of appearances with the brain, th... [FishbowlDC]

NYT's Mark Leibovich Wins Ellie for Delving Into Netherworld of Politico's Mike Allen - Posted May 11, 2011
NYT's Mark Leibovich was among several Washington journalists who came away from the National Magazine Awards (nicknamed the "Ellies" for their elephant-shapped trophies) this week with accolades. Leibovich won the ma... [FishbowlDC]

Even Slate Editor David Plotz Thinks Aggregation Is "Important" - Posted April 5, 2011
Slate editor David Plotz gave an in-depth interview to Sparksheet about how Slate manages to navigate its way through the seedy world of content farms, SEO, and aggregat... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Even Slate Editor David Plotz Thinks Aggregation Is "Important" - Posted April 5, 2011
Slate editor David Plotz gave an in-depth interview to Sparksheet about how Slate manages to navigate its way through the seedy world of content farms, SEO, and aggregat... [FishbowlNY]

Whoops! Slate's C-Word Slip-up - Posted February 24, 2011
There are Freudian slips and then there's what Slate did Tuesday of this week when a headline writer must have gotten his or her thoughts twisted in a knot. Slate editor David Plotz issued a statement to Big Jou... [FishbowlDC]

Slate's Plotz: So What Does He Do? - Posted October 1, 2010
Slate's Editor David Plotz is the subject of a lengthy interview this week in the latest installment of mediabistro's SWDYD (So What Do You Do?). In it, he discusses the h... [FishbowlDC]

Slate Editor David Plotz on Motivation, Politics, Ideology, and a 50-Foot-Tall Michelle Obama - Posted September 29, 2010
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Slate's New Wave Journalism - Posted August 9, 2010
Are they potential Internet hipsters? This morning, Slate launches what it hopes will be a wave of the future feature called Slate Labs. Yahoo! serves as the exclusive launch sponsor. The new feature houses the magazine's interactive features, games, and experiments and will serve as a testing site for new projects in developing... [FishbowlDC]

Slate's Plotz: 'I Flew Slightly off the Handle' - Posted April 30, 2010
"I hate to admit it, but I flew slightly off the handle," admits Slate's Editor David Plotz of his remarks about "disgusting" Wall Street on a Slate political podcast. He had gone into a mini-rant about taking pitch forks to Wall Street. "We should burn them down, we should go after... [FishbowlDC]

Slate Sets Its WHCA Dinner Table - Posted April 22, 2010
Slate will attend Prom. No celebs, but fun should be had. The big names at the table are solely those of Slate descent. Dinner guests include: Jacob Weisberg, David Plotz, ... [FishbowlDC]

Slate's Dickerson Takes a Stab at Risk - Posted April 19, 2010
Slate begins a 5-part "Fresca" series today by Chief Political Correspondent John Dickerson on risk (the theme, not the game). Frescas are Slate's contribution to long form journalism on the Web. They... [FishbowlDC]

The FishbowlDC Interview With Slate's David Plotz - Posted March 12, 2010
Say hello to Slate's Online Magazine Editor David Plotz, a funny man who is clearly unafraid to use the word "f--k". This may be the most number of times I've written ... [FishbowlDC]

Labash Blowout Book Party: Marion Barry Has Arrived! - Posted March 11, 2010
The Weekly Standard/Daily Caller Matt Labash's book, Fly Fishing With Darth Vader: And Other Adventures With Evangelical Wrestlers, Political Hitmen, And Jewish Cowboys came to life Thursday night as characters from his anthology filed in one by one to the beautifu... [FishbowlDC]

Plotz to Chat with Tucker: Participate or be a Voyeur - Posted January 20, 2010
At 2:30 p.m. EST today, Slate will feature a live Web chat between Slate Editor David Plotz and The Daily Caller's Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson. Th... [FishbowlDC]

What Do You Think Of Slatest? - Posted August 24, 2009
The New York Times reported last night that -- starting this morning -- Slate.com is replacing its ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What Do You Think Of Slatest? - Posted August 24, 2009
The New York Times reported last night that -- starting this morning -- Slate.com is replacing its ... [FishbowlNY]

WaPo Journos Lunching With Ravindran - Posted April 29, 2009
Don Graham has been holding journo lunch meetings for Vijay Ravindran, WaPo's chief digital officer. According to Washingtonian, the lunches are being held to ramp up the former Amazon exec. on the business of news. WaPo's Liz Spayd, ... [FishbowlDC]

David Plotz's Book Party: Have You Read The Good Book Lately? - Posted April 2, 2009
Have you read the bible? This was perhaps the most frequent question bandied about at last night's book party for David Plotz's Good Book held at the Tribec... [morningmedianewsfeed]

David Plotz's Book Party: Have You Read The Good Book Lately? - Posted April 2, 2009
Have you read the bible? This was perhaps the most frequent question bandied about at last night's book party for David Plotz's Good Book held at the Tribec... [FishbowlNY]

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