'Slate' Gets a New Publisher

Online magazine recently got dedicated sales staff

Online magazine Slate recently created a dedicated sales force to capitalize on its traffic growth, and now it’s getting a new publisher to lead it. Matt Turck, the vp of sales and marketing who built up the new team, will start in the new role Sept. 10. John Alderman, the outgoing publisher, isn’t going far; he’s been appointed COO of social marketing ad sales firm SocialCode, another Washington Post Co. unit.