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Enjoy Slate, the award-winning daily online magazine, on iPhone and iPad. Slate’s wry, insightful reporting and commentary on politics, news, and culture is now available in an application designed to optimize your mobile and tablet reading, listening, and viewing experience. The app offers a clean, easy-to-use interface and includes Slate articles, blogs, podcasts, and videos.

Features include:

- Access to the latest Slate articles and blogs, including Slate’s popular political and legal commentary, movie and television reviews, and Dear Prudence.
- Slate’s popular daily podcasts, including the Political Gabfest, the Culture Gabfest, The Gist and Slow Burn. The app allows users to play podcasts in the background while browsing other content.
- A home screen designed to showcase Slate’s top stories while allowing readers to browse the most recent and most popular stories.
- Tools that let users share Slate stories and features via e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, and SMS.
- Our membership product, Slate Plus is now available via in app purchase.

The app is free to download, however we do display advertisements within the app. Additionally we offer the ability to log in to your existing Slate Plus account or purchase a new Slate Plus account through the in app purchases. Your Slate Plus account can be used on your iOS devices as well as our website. To use your Slate Plus subscription on other devices you must create an account after completing your purchase. You can always create an account at a later time if you choose not to do so initially after your purchase.

With your Slate Plus subscription, you'll receive:
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There are two subscription option available for purchase: $5.99 per month and $58.99 per year (Save 17% with the annual) plan. New content is continuously being published by our writers. Your account will automatically renew at the end of each month or year depending on your subscription. Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. You can manage your subscription and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to user account settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.

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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.

Information

Seller
The Slate Group, LLC
Size
57.7 MB
Category
News
Compatibility
Requires iOS 9.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
Slate is published by The Slate Group, a Graham Holdings Company. All contents © 2016 The Slate Group LLC. All rights reserved.
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Slate Plus $5.99
  2. Slate Plus $58.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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