Major shifts for Slate's masthead
A landslide of changes over at Slate recently: first of all, deputy editor Julia Turner is now editor in chief, taking the reins from David Plotz. Plotz steps down after six years in the role, but will continue to co-host a podcast and act as editor at large.
"Extremely honored to have been named the new editor of @slate today," Turner tweeted last week, before adding, "Outgoing Slate ed @davidplotz --my mentor, friend, and one of the world's great mensches--wrote a lovely farewell."
And most recently, senior editor Dan Kois has been named culture editor.
"Very excited to announce that @dankois is Slate's new culture editor," Turner tweeted on that note.
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