Matt Turck has been named publisher of Slate. Previously, he was the Web magazine's vice president of advertising sales and marketing. Former Slate publisher John Alderman has
been appointed COO of SocialCode, the social marketing solutions provider. SocialCode and Slate are both owned by The Washington Post Company. Slate offers analysis and commentary about news,
politics, culture, business, law and tech. It claims 8 million unique visitors per month.