TaglineThe general interest online magazine has learned to get specific
Year Foundedpre-2000
Type or CoverageGeneral
CitySan Francisco
Business TypeFor-profit
Revenue SourcesNational Ads
Revenue SourcesMembership
Institutional SupportNo Institutional Support
Staff Size (Business)11-20
Staff Size (Editorial)11-20
Active Volunteers1-10
AffiliationsSalon staff contributions to Barnes and Noble Reader; content from Open Salon a fully owned blog that includes reader contributions.
Mappin LocationSan Francisco - California
Principal StaffKerry Lauerman
Principal StaffRichard Gingrass
DescriptionJust because Salon is the oldest general interest publication on the Internet doesn’t mean that it’s been standing still. Founded in 1995 as a web journalism alternative producing articles as intelligent and well-written as its peers in print the website’s path has been bumpy but it is still recognizably the same outlet that first appeared over fifteen years ago. The difference today is that it’s no longer competing to be the web’s largest general interest publication. With the plethora of magazines and newspapers now dumping all of their content on the Internet Salon is instead focusing upon its strongest sections rather than trying to do everything at once.
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