Slate and Audible, Inc.Partner

Posted on May 27, 1999

Slate and Audible, Inc. have announced that Today's Papers, a daily column analyzing the coverage of top stories in major U.S. newspapers, and Slate's most popular feature, is now available in audio as a daily download from Audible's Internet audio service, audible.com. audible.com is also offering a choice of other popular Slate features packaged as: Moneybox, Chatterbox, and Culture .

Fans of Today's Papers can now listen to a recording of the column while driving to work, exercising or doing chores by using "AudibleReady" portable devices: the new Palm-size PCs powered by Microsoft Windows(R) CE, as well as the Audible MobilePlayer, a mobile digital audio playback device. In addition, anyone can listen to Today's Papers at their PC. Today's Papers in audio expands the availability of the popular column penned by Scott Shuger, a Slate senior writer based in Los Angeles.

audible.com houses a diverse collection of digital spoken audio content available for download on the Internet. More than 15,000 hours of audio are available for playback on personal computers and "AudibleReady" mobile devices. Audio titles includes new, best-selling and classic audiobooks, daily audio digests from The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, audio magazine digests from The Economist and Harvard Management Review, and leading public radio programs such as Marketplace, Fresh Air and Car Talk, available on demand or for automatic delivery and mobile playback via the Audible Service.

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