Wednesday, December 22, 2004

Slate bought by Washington Post

Washington Post Buys Microsoft's Webzine

By Howard Kurtz
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, December 22, 2004; Page C01

"The Washington Post Co. said yesterday it is buying Slate in an effort to boost the media company's online traffic but does not plan any editorial changes at the eight-year-old Web magazine."

"In announcing a deal to acquire Slate from Microsoft Corp. for an undisclosed sum, said to be in the millions of dollars, Post executives said they would keep Jacob Weisberg as editor and most of the 30-person staff."

Read the whole article on the WP site.

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