The various faces of Slate: It's been a while since we hailed Slate for the way it tackles the serious issues.
In just the last few days, to cite three examples, it has shown its true colors with hard-hitting fare such as this:
STOYA / JUNE 23, 2020 / 2:00 PMLet the others peddle the clickbait! Slate prefers to challenge its readers with hard-hitting product like that!
I’ve Suddenly Realized How Disgusting Sex With My Husband Is
DANNY M. LAVERY / JUNE 22, 2020 / 3:58 PM
Help! My Family Wants Me to Cheat on My Disabled Husband
RICH JUZWIAK / JUNE 22, 2020 / 3:08 PM
If My Boyfriend Found Out What I Really Want in Bed, It Would Crush Him
That said, Slate isn't simply one thing. It also offers material like this:
“White People Don’t Respond to Our Pain; They Respond to Theirs”"Spring is the mischief in me?" That's what one poet once said.
What it’s really like to be a Black journalist in America.
By JELANI COBB, ERRIN HAINES, RACHELLE HAMPTON, ALEX SAMUELS, and CARVELL WALLACE
JUNE 23, 2020 / 5:45 AM
After twenty-two years critiquing the press corps, most recently in consultation with major well-known anthropologists, jaundice is increasingly the jaundice within us. Eventually, we may raise the following question:
How should a reader of any description respond to large chunks of that piece?
Opinions would differ, of course. But what would the boundaries be?