Morning Links: Why Does Slate Exist?

How long will Slate’s general interest web magazine model work? asks Mixed Media. The alternative, advertiser-friendly niche verticals, have already struggled there. Remember The Big Money?

Robert Duffy wrote a “brief, poignant” essay on Marc Jacobs for WSJ this weekend, Mr. Jacobs did the same for Mr. Duffy, reports Fashion Week Daily.

Kim Kardashian’s wedding pics drove 6 million page views over four days, reports WWD.

AOL has been meeting with mergers and acquisitions lawyer Martin Lipton, reports Adweek, sparking rumors that it’s looking to private equity to sell off parts. CEO Tim Armstrong said they’re just on retainer.

Morning Links: Why Does Slate Exist?