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News – Online and In Print

The Slate Group

The Slate Group is an online publishing unit that oversees Slate. The Slate Group's mission is to develop and manage a family of web-only magazines.


  • Jacob Weisberg
    Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, The Slate Group
  • Dan Check
    Vice Chairman, The Slate Group
  • Julia Turner
    Editor, Slate Magazine
  • Brendan Monaghan
    Chief Executive Officer, Panoply



Slate is a daily online magazine that offers fresh angles on stories in the news and innovative entertainment coverage, all with its signature wit and irreverence. Pushing the boundaries of convention, Slate publishes provocative commentary on topics such as politics, culture, business and technology. Slate reaches 6.7 million online adults a month according to Nielsen.



Panoply was created by the people behind Slate's award-winning audio network, one of the world's first podcast networks and one of the most popular. Panoply creates and acquires outstanding audio-on-demand programs in categories such as news and politics, culture and lifestyle, sports, women's issues, technology, business and more.


Foreign Policy

Taking on the world of global politics, economics and ideas as its mission, Foreign Policy draws on leading journalists, thinkers and foreign policy practitioners for its trademark analysis and insight. FP, which is published in seven non-English editions and has a circulation of 100,000, also produces a fast-growing website and two award-winning daily blogs, Passport and The Best Defense.