Double X

Slate Group Shrinks:
Will It Cut The Root Next?

Of three Slate spin-off sites launched in 2008, two have already folded. But there's reason to the The Root, a site for African-American audiences, will succeed where its siblings failed.

Massucci's Take: Why Twitter Matters

Why do you think Twitter matters? Why should I use Twitter? Will Twitter be around in five years? As I've become more involved using the online...