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What’s New

Version 5.3.13

- A minor update to make sure commenting still works

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
177 Ratings
177 Ratings
fzzywolf ,

The article in Sully did it for me. Deleting Slate from my news feed.

I get that some media sites and reporters don’t like Republicans. I’m not a huge fan of the party myself these days. But to denigrate President George H. W. Bush’s Service Dog “Sully” on 12/3/18 was a step too far. I want deep & complete reporting on facts and encouragement to make up my own mind on the issues of the day. This mean, spiteful article has caused me to reevaluate the “news” I get from Slate, a site that I used to appreciate for its even-handed approach. Now I’m re-thinking my support.

This was an unforced error that demonstrates a lack of leadership in Slate’s editorial team.

I’m deleting the app & removing Slate from my news feed. I’m a pretty smart person, and appreciate all sides of the stories of the day. Whatever decent & reasonable reporting that Slate wanted to get across to me, or it’s other readers will heretofore not make it into this Independent’s eager consciousness.

Time to clean it up, Slate. You used to be more fair & decent.

Jfgil28 ,

Stupid content

Attack the service dog. I am deleting the site.

BillyRainbow ,

Cumbersome app search and navigation

I love Slate and Slate plus but I have a heckuva time trying to find what I want In this app. Even though I type in the exact name of the show In the search bar (which is a bit hard to find to begin with), it often doesn’t show up. And then I have to close the app completely to clear the inaccurate search results and get out of the search mode.

Maybe I’m a klutz or a dummy, but I just don’t feel like this app is very intuitive or responsive to the needs of normal user.


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