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On Sept. 11, 2001, there was no Facebook, no Twitter, not even a MySpace

…but there was a MetaFilter. Will Oremus gave us a shout-out five days ago in a short blog post for Slate.
posted by Going To Maine on Sep 16, 2015 - 69 comments

Slate Love

Ask MeFi gets a nice shout out from Slate regarding this thread.
posted by Optamystic on Jan 22, 2014 - 3 comments

Clean Slate

What's wrong with Slate? Is it so bad that people should never build a FPP around an article or is it just people bitching without reading? [more inside]
posted by 2bucksplus on Jan 12, 2012 - 78 comments

Who was Hitler before Hitler before Who Was Hitler Before Hitler?

Who was Hitler before Hitler? Asked and answered in Askme five years ago, asked and answered in Slate today, hung lazily on Hank Williams II's recent reference to the Moustachioed One. [more inside]
posted by stupidsexyFlanders on Oct 5, 2011 - 40 comments

Now if we can just rid the world of the grocer's apostrophe

I scanned four random posts in Metafilter.com (about Sony Playstation's hacking problems, the death of Phoebe Snow, the French police, and cool dads) and counted nine comments with periods and commas outside, seven inside.
posted by true on May 12, 2011 - 112 comments

NPR's hater brigade and ours

This article about NPR fans' insufferable carping about NPR reminded me of a website I know. [more inside]
posted by grobstein on Mar 2, 2011 - 154 comments

Slate piles on the green fanwagon

The mainstream love for the green continues at Slate.
posted by kanuck on Feb 23, 2009 - 83 comments

lolpau

In the never ending saga of lolcat scholarship (no snark please), our very own brownpau has gracefully snuck into the swaddling canon of of lolcat literature.
posted by bigmusic on May 21, 2007 - 56 comments

lots of mentions of mefi in the press

Press watch: lots of mentions of mefi in the press lately, including Slate.
posted by mathowie on Oct 12, 2006 - 44 comments

A question on AskMe on the 3rd and a really great answer in Slate on the 4th.

Interesting coincidence. A question on AskMe on the 3rd and a really great answer in Slate on the 4th.
posted by mikel on May 4, 2006 - 9 comments

Bloggers discuss today's failed missile attack on American ships in Jordan

aacheson gets some ink on Slate.
posted by Vidiot on Aug 23, 2005 - 2 comments

nice followup

A new Slate article is a nice followup to a previous MeTa discussion. It deals so directly with the substance of mine and amberglow's conversation (and others, of course), that it's a little disconcerting. I remain skeptical of the "media lifts story ideas from MeFi", but you have to wonder.
posted by Ethereal Bligh on Oct 28, 2004 - 29 comments

deeply lucrative deal with Slate

"Mickey Kaus has inked an awe-inspiring and deeply lucrative deal with Slate." Is this the beginning of the end , the end of the beginning, simply irrelevant, or something else altogether?
posted by Voyageman on May 9, 2002 - 23 comments

will googlebombing ruin google?

Slate wonders if Googlebombing will ruin the poor little seach engine that could. Cap'n Haughey gets a meniton for the Critical IP imbroglio. There's some weird editing botch at the end that I imagine will get ironed out later.
posted by Skot on Mar 25, 2002 - 13 comments

Slate Mention

MetaFilter is cited for its good discussion thread on IT at Slate. Just thought you'd want to know. I wonder how many standard media reporters look at MetaFilter for ideas or witty comments?

posted by dness2 on Dec 4, 2001 - 5 comments

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