Salon has driven the national conversation since 1995 through its fearless journalism and, more recently, original video, distributed across Salon.com, social media, mobile devices, and wearable apps. Salon’s award-winning content reaches an audience of approximately 10 million monthly unique visitors.
Salon covers breaking news, politics, entertainment, culture, and technology through investigative reporting, commentary, criticism, and provocative personal essays. Our articles and original videos bring a variety of voices to the discussion and make the conversation smarter.
One of the first entirely digital major media outlets, Salon continues to lead media innovation—from community engagement to new storytelling platforms and devices to a variety of advertising solutions. Our dedicated Ad Sales team connects brand partners with our engaged, passionate audience through branded content, custom executions, and social outreach to further amplify the conversation from every perspective. Access to our content is free of charge thanks to advertising-based revenue. Salon also offers the option of a monthly subscription for the fans who prefer an ad-free experience.
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Salon was formally a publicly traded company under the name "Salon Media Group (SLNM)". In August 2019 the brand was taken private with the goal of creating a long term sustainable company in the online news space.