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Increased Newsstand Sales, Website Traffic for The Atlantic - Posted August 12, 2014
While newsstand sales in the magazine industry have fallen nearly 12 percent since the start of the year, according to the Alliance for Audited Media, single issue sales of The Atlantic were up 28% for its January - June/July issues, Atlantic co-presidents, editor-in-chief ... [FishbowlDC]

The Atlantic Announces Record Growth for Newsstand Sales and Website Traffic - Posted July 15, 2014
Atlantic president and editor-in-chief James Bennet and president and COO Bob Cohn yesterday announced record growth for newsstand sales and website traffic for The Atlantic.... [FishbowlDC]

Atlantic Names Dashiell Bennett Editor of The Wire - Posted June 5, 2014
Atlantic Presidents James Bennet and Bob Cohn announced today that news editor Dash... [FishbowlDC]

Atlantic Names Dashiell Bennett Editor of The Wire - Posted June 5, 2014
Atlantic Presidents James Bennet and Bob Cohn announced today that news editor Dash... [PRNewser]

Dashiell Bennett Named Editor of The Atlantic's The Wire - Posted June 5, 2014
Dashiell Bennett has been promoted to editor of The Atlantic's The Wire, a general news site. Bennett has contributed to the site since 2011, and most recently served as news editor. The Wire launched in 2009. Be... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dashiell Bennett Named Editor of The Atlantic's The Wire - Posted June 5, 2014
Dashiell Bennett has been promoted to editor of The Atlantic's The Wire, a general news site. Bennett has contributed to the site since 2011, and most recently served as news editor. The Wire launched in 2009. Be... [FishbowlNY]

Venture Capitalist Marc Andreessen on Bitcoin, Future of Twitter - Posted May 20, 2014
Last night's "Atlantic Exchange" featured venture capitalist Marc Andreessen in conversation with The Atlantic's President and Editor-in-Chief James Bennet at DC start-up incubator 1776 (if you haven't yet been, check it out!). Andreessen and Bennet explored a range of topics including the value of bitcoin and the future of Twitter. Full coverage... [FishbowlDC]

Claire Shipman and Katty Kay Discuss The Confidence Code with The Atlantic - Posted May 13, 2014
Claire Shipman and Katty Kay spoke to an audience at Sixth & I Monday evening about their book, The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance--What Women Should Know, which is also the cover story of The Atlantic's May issue. In it, Shipman and Kay argue that women still lag... [FishbowlDC]

James and Deborah Fallows Document Small Town America - Posted April 17, 2014
Last night at Sixth & I Synagogue, The Atlantic presented "American Futures," a conversation with Atlantic National Correspondent James Fallows and his wife, aut... [FishbowlDC]

TheAtlantic.com Has Best Month Ever - Posted April 7, 2014
It seems Q1 has been kind to The Atlantic this year. The mag today is touting what it says are record numbers across its digital properties. According to an announcement by newly minted co-Presidents ... [FishbowlDC]

Bradley Installs 'Next Generation of Leadership" at The Atlantic - Posted March 25, 2014
Atlantic Media Chairman and CEO David Bradley announced today that James Bennet and ... [FishbowlDC]

Atlantic Media Names Four Co-Presidents - Posted March 25, 2014
Atlantic Media has named four new co-presidents. Details are below. James Bennet and Bob Cohn have been named co-presidents... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Atlantic Media Names Four Co-Presidents - Posted March 25, 2014
Atlantic Media has named four new co-presidents. Details are below. James Bennet and Bob Cohn have been named co-presidents... [FishbowlNY]

David Frum Named Senior Editor at The Atlantic - Posted March 20, 2014
Veteran political commentator and author David Frum is joining The Atlantic as a senior editor beginning March 31, editor-in-chief James Bennet announced yesterday. I... [FishbowlDC]

David Frum Joins The Atlantic - Posted March 19, 2014
David Frum, a veteran political commentator and author of eight books, is joining The Atlantic as a senior editor. Frum has most recently been a contributor to CNN and The Daily Beast, but this marks a return to full-time journali... [morningmedianewsfeed]

David Frum Joins The Atlantic - Posted March 19, 2014
David Frum, a veteran political commentator and author of eight books, is joining The Atlantic as a senior editor. Frum has most recently been a contributor to CNN and The Daily Beast, but this marks a return to full-time journali... [FishbowlNY]

Photographer Recalls Pair of Very Different Ariel Sharon Shoots - Posted January 14, 2014
In many cases, memories of a suddenly departed towering political figure are the most arresting when presented unconventionally, or at least in a format far removed from the straight obit. Such is the case with Henry Kissinger's ... [GalleyCat]

Photographer Recalls Pair of Very Different Ariel Sharon Shoots - Posted January 14, 2014
In many cases, memories of a suddenly departed towering political figure are the most arresting when presented unconventionally, or at least in a format far removed from the straight obit. Such is the case with Henry Kissinger's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Photographer Recalls Pair of Very Different Ariel Sharon Shoots - Posted January 14, 2014
In many cases, memories of a suddenly departed towering political figure are the most arresting when presented unconventionally, or at least in a format far removed from the straight obit. Such is the case with Henry Kissinger's ... [FishbowlNY]

Zuckerberg Speaks With 'The Atlantic' About Prism - Posted September 19, 2013
During his visit to Washington, D.C., Facebook Co-Founder and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg Isn't Getting Into the News Business - Posted September 19, 2013
Facebook Nation: Mr. Zuckerberg Goes to Washington from The Atlantic on FORA.tv Mark Zuckerberg will not be following ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mark Zuckerberg Isn't Getting Into the News Business - Posted September 19, 2013
Facebook Nation: Mr. Zuckerberg Goes to Washington from The Atlantic on FORA.tv Mark Zuckerberg will not be following ... [FishbowlNY]

A Little Birdy Tells Us... - Posted September 12, 2013
That Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg is coming to the Newseum on Wednesday of next week, where he'll be interviewed by either The Atlantic's James Bennet or ... [FishbowlDC]

The Divas Inside Margaret Carlson's Apartment - Posted September 11, 2013
The scene inside Bloomberg's Margaret Carlson's picturesque Kalorama apartment last night was regal and serene as staffers at The Atlantic and National Journal gave ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 19, 2013
Sarcasm is... "The only thing more interesting than press coverage of presidential vacations is press coverage of press cover... [FishbowlDC]

Joanna Coles is Blunt [Update] - Posted June 17, 2013
Last week, Port, a magazine published in Britain, kicked up some controversy by putting six white male editors on the cover ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Joanna Coles is Blunt [Update] - Posted June 17, 2013
Last week, Port, a magazine published in Britain, kicked up some controversy by putting six white male editors on the cover ... [FishbowlNY]

Eminent EICs Offer Advice to Aspiring Media Pros - Posted June 12, 2013
Previously, we gathered some of the highlights of last night's "Media Talk" panel at NYU. Here, we'll bring you advice from all the panelists: ... [10,000 Words]

How to Keep the Comments Section Productive - Posted June 12, 2013
(L to R) David Carr of The New York Times, James Bennet of The Atlantic, Joanna Coles of Cosmopolitan, Chris Hughes of The New Republic, Jane Pratt of xojane.com Last night, eminent editors-in-chief gathered for a discussion at NYU's annual "Media Talk" panel. The event was moderated by... [10,000 Words]

The Atlantic Kicks Off Ebook Effort With Jonathan Rauch Memoir - Posted May 1, 2013
The Atlantic is debuting its ebook initiative on Wednesday with "Denial" by Jonathan Rauch, a memoir of following the author's unexpected trek to discovering at 25 that he is gay. The Atlantic Books, the new imprint, will publish several long-form stories t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Atlantic Kicks Off Ebook Effort With Jonathan Rauch Memoir - Posted May 1, 2013
The Atlantic is debuting its ebook initiative on Wednesday with "Denial" by Jonathan Rauch, a memoir of following the author's unexpected trek to discovering at 25 that he is gay. The Atlantic Books, the new imprint, will publish several long-form stories t... [FishbowlNY]

The New York Times Isn't Trying to Woo Back Atlantic Editor James Bennet - Posted April 25, 2013
The New York Times editor Jill Abramson met with James Bennet, the editor-in-chief of The Atlantic, but he denied that she was trying to woo him back to the paper where he spent 15 years. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New York Times Isn't Trying to Woo Back Atlantic Editor James Bennet - Posted April 25, 2013
The New York Times editor Jill Abramson met with James Bennet, the editor-in-chief of The Atlantic, but he denied that she was trying to woo him back to the paper where he spent 15 years. ... [FishbowlNY]

Ann Hulbert Joins The Atlantic - Posted April 4, 2013
The Atlantic has named Ann Hulbert its new books and culture editor. Hulbert is a published author and currently a Spencer Fellow at Columbia's Journalism School. Hulbert wrote for The New Republic for... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ann Hulbert Joins The Atlantic - Posted April 4, 2013
The Atlantic has named Ann Hulbert its new books and culture editor. Hulbert is a published author and currently a Spencer Fellow at Columbia's Journalism School. Hulbert wrote for The New Republic for... [FishbowlNY]

Freelance Journalism's Downside Perfectly Captured [Update] - Posted March 5, 2013
Nate Thayer, a veteran journalist, posted on his blog an email excha... [FishbowlLA]

Freelance Journalism's Downside Perfectly Captured [Update] - Posted March 5, 2013
Nate Thayer, a veteran journalist, posted on his blog an email excha... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Freelance Journalism's Downside Perfectly Captured [Update] - Posted March 5, 2013
Nate Thayer, a veteran journalist, posted on his blog an email excha... [FishbowlNY]

Atlantic Announces New Hires, Promotions - Posted January 31, 2013
Atlantic Editor-in-Chief James Bennet shot a memo to staff earlier today on behalf of him, Magazine Editor Scott Stosse... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 2, 2013
Quotes of the Day -- Happy New Year! Travel Bitches "If an airplane itself could have influenza, I'm on it." -- Politico's Dave Levinthal. "Guy behind me on plane whacks me w/ suitcase as ... [FishbowlDC]

Cond Nast and The Atlantic Dominate Adweek's 2012 'Hot List' - Posted December 3, 2012
The winner's of Adweek's annual Hot List are now available online, but here's a quick summary of the print category: Cond Nast and The Atlantic are doing good things. Six Cond magazines took home awards -- such as GQ getting the "H... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cond Nast and The Atlantic Dominate Adweek's 2012 'Hot List' - Posted December 3, 2012
The winner's of Adweek's annual Hot List are now available online, but here's a quick summary of the print category: Cond Nast and The Atlantic are doing good things. Six Cond magazines took home awards -- such as GQ getting the "H... [FishbowlNY]

An Assignment in Paradise - Posted June 14, 2012
How magical does this assignment sound? An arctic explorer. A bestselling author. A brain scientist. Most importantly: La Jolla, Calif. in mid October. The Atlantic magazine and the University of California San Diego's annual event, "The Atlantic Meets the Pacific" will gather newsmakers on October ... [FishbowlDC]

The Atlantic Drops Editorial Sex Bomb - Posted June 13, 2012
The Atlantic has managed to hire the smoldering Darhil Crooks away from Ebony Magazine. He will be the new creative director of The Atlantic, Editor-in-Chief ... [FishbowlDC]

The Atlantic Promotes Three Top Editors - Posted May 7, 2012
The Atlantic Media Company has promoted three of its top editors. James Bennet has been named Editor-in-Chief of The Atlantic, Scott Stossel has been tappe... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Atlantic Promotes Three Top Editors - Posted May 7, 2012
The Atlantic Media Company has promoted three of its top editors. James Bennet has been named Editor-in-Chief of The Atlantic, Scott Stossel has been tappe... [FishbowlNY]

Good Luck, Council On Ethical Blogging and Aggregation - Posted March 12, 2012
Simon Dumenco, a Media Reporter for Ad Age, has come up with something called the Council on Ethical Blogging and Aggregation (CEBA). The group, according to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Good Luck, Council On Ethical Blogging and Aggregation - Posted March 12, 2012
Simon Dumenco, a Media Reporter for Ad Age, has come up with something called the Council on Ethical Blogging and Aggregation (CEBA). The group, according to ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 21, 2012
Quotes of the Day "The @DCCC is selling shirts with a crying @SpeakerBoehner that say: 'Weeper of the House'" -- USA Today's Susan Davis. ... [FishbowlDC]

NJ and Politico to Host Twin Debriefings - Posted January 12, 2012
It's ugly time once again for NJ and Politico. On Jan. 25 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. NJ, in conjunction with The Atlantic, will host a State of the Union debriefing ... [FishbowlDC]

The Atlantic Publishes Commemorative Civil War Issue - Posted December 6, 2011
This is for all the history buffs out there: To honor the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, The Atlantic has released a special commerative issue, available today. There's really no magazine more suited for this endeavor, since i... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Atlantic Publishes Commemorative Civil War Issue - Posted December 6, 2011
This is for all the history buffs out there: To honor the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, The Atlantic has released a special commerative issue, available today. There's really no magazine more suited for this endeavor, since i... [FishbowlNY]

The Atlantic Hires NYT Bestselling Author - Posted November 29, 2011
Robert Wright, an award-winning author, scholar, journalist, and "web video pioneer" is going to work for The Atlantic as a senior editor. Beginning on January 3, 2012, he will join "Voices" on TheAtlantic.com, wh... [FishbowlDC]

Steve Clemons Named Editor-in-Chief of AtlanticLIVE - Posted June 2, 2011
Atlantic Media Company president Justin Smith announced today that Steve Clemons has joined The Atla... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Steve Clemons Named Editor-in-Chief of AtlanticLIVE - Posted June 2, 2011
Atlantic Media Company president Justin Smith announced today that Steve Clemons has joined The Atla... [FishbowlNY]

New York Media Insiders Gather at Atlantic Media Company Soiree - Posted April 15, 2011
Justin Smith, President of Atlantic Media Company, hosted a party at his home in New York last night in honor of Atlantic Senior Editor Alexis Madrigal, who recently published "Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology." The party was packed with New York media insiders. Here are some p... [FishbowlLA]

Still No Word From Detained Journos - Posted April 12, 2011
Today marks the sixth day since a group of journalists, including a freelance writer for the Atlantic, were detained in Libya, and the White House is now demanding their release. We ... [FishbowlDC]

Atlantic Journo Detained in Libya - Posted April 8, 2011
Clare Morgana Gillis, a writer for the Atlantic who has covered Libya extensively during the country's civil war, has been detained by Qaddafi forces along with three other j... [FishbowlDC]

Four More Journalists Detained in Libya - Posted April 8, 2011
Pro-Qaddafi forces have taken four more foreign correspondents prisoner. They include James Foley, a freelance reporter for online news publication GlobalPost, Spanish photographer ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Four More Journalists Detained in Libya - Posted April 8, 2011
Pro-Qaddafi forces have taken four more foreign correspondents prisoner. They include James Foley, a freelance reporter for online news publication GlobalPost, Spanish photographer ... [FishbowlNY]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 17, 2010
Quotes of the Day Royally depressing? "Prince William giving Kate Middleton the Princess Diana engagement ring seems more depressing than endearing to me. Led to ... [FishbowlDC]

TNR Makes Changes to Web Team and Announces Brand New Class of Reporter-Researchers - Posted October 19, 2010
Today TNR.com Editor Greg Veis announces two additions to its web... [FishbowlDC]

Rahm, Spike, Hitchens, Amanpour, Williams, Edwards to Show to The Atlantic Ideas Forum - Posted September 13, 2010
The Atlantic, in conjunction with the Aspen Institute and the Newseum, will host its second annual Washington Ideas Forum in Washington from September 29 through October 1, 2010. Confirmed newsmakers: White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, Ahmed Chalabi, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, filmmaker Spike Lee,... [FishbowlDC]

The Atlantic's Owner David Bradley's House Party - Posted May 1, 2010
Many are already calling it the most civilized party of the weekend. And that it seemed to be, though just being Friday night, it was a tough call to make so soon into Prom weekend. The Atlantic Media Company owner David Bradley graciously welcomed guests to his posh home last night --... [FishbowlDC]

Atlantic Editor On Pay Walls: "Can't Afford To Be Ideological" - Posted January 29, 2010
Last night The Atlantic hosted a discussion titled "Money, Media, and the Future of HBO" with network co-president ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Atlantic Editor On Pay Walls: "Can't Afford To Be Ideological" - Posted January 29, 2010
Last night The Atlantic hosted a discussion titled "Money, Media, and the Future of HBO" with network co-president ... [FishbowlNY]

News Notes: TV Edition - Posted October 19, 2009
A few things we thought you should know... • Fox's Greta van Susteren is in North Korea for tonight's "On the Record." • Bloomberg's Peter Cook will interview Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi this week. T... [FishbowlDC]

Atlantic Wire Launches With (Media) Star-Studded Fete - Posted September 23, 2009
All of the (op-ed) stars were out last night to celebrate the launch of Atlantic Wire, the opinion aggregating sister site to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Atlantic Wire Launches With (Media) Star-Studded Fete - Posted September 23, 2009
All of the (op-ed) stars were out last night to celebrate the launch of Atlantic Wire, the opinion aggregating sister site to ... [FishbowlNY]

"First Draft of History" Event Announced - Posted August 31, 2009
Invitations for the "First Draft of History," a Newseum event sponsored by The Atlantic and the Aspen Institute are being extended today. The invite-only, all on-the-record event will include interviews and panel discussions with folks like Larry Summers, Janet Napolitano, ... [FishbowlDC]

Event Notice: Who Pays for News 05-13-09 - Posted May 12, 2009
The Washington Monthly and the New America Foundation are hosting a discussion on media business models and the role of philanthropy. Tomorrow: May 13, 2009 8.45A - 11.30A Panel I: The Public Interest and a Changing Press Moderated by Douglas McGray The Atlantic's James Bennet, ... [FishbowlDC]

Who Knew They Were So Cool? - Posted April 1, 2009
Spotted by a FBDC tipster: ABC's George Stephanopoulos, Politico's Jim VandeHei, John Harris and Mike Allen, AP's ... [FishbowlDC]

David Bradley's Atlantic Empire - Posted November 12, 2008
Bennett Roth, writing in the Washington Examiner, profiles Atlantic Media's David Bradley: For the past decade Bradley, 55, has had a great perch to watch the ongoing political dramas that have unfolded in the nation's capital. But he also has been ... [FishbowlDC]

The Atlantic Redesigns Both Online and in Print - Posted October 8, 2008
The Atlantic, the 150 year old magazine that has managed to make itself relevant online, has a new look! The Atlantic's online relevance is, in our opinion, largely due to its line-up of stellar bloggers (our affinity for ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Atlantic Redesigns Both Online and in Print - Posted October 8, 2008
The Atlantic, the 150 year old magazine that has managed to make itself relevant online, has a new look! The Atlantic's online relevance is, in our opinion, largely due to its line-up of stellar bloggers (our affinity for ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 03.20.08 - Posted March 20, 2008
Good morning Washington. Did you go to The Express' happy hour last night at The Greene Turtle? Or perhaps you were at Al Neuharth Free Spirit Conference's evening gala, which recognized "Free Spirit of the Year" Cathie Black. Or yet another birthday party for that reporter with the curliest chest hair... [FishbowlDC]

Atlantic and Plum Form Summer Reading Partnership - Posted July 19, 2007
The monthly magazine Atlantic has announced a partnership with Plum, the media network of America s most influential destination communities, that celebrates books, ideas, and the spirit of community. The first installment, called BOOKMARK 2007, launched on Nantucket on July 14 and run through the end of August. 10... [GalleyCat]

Sullivan Leaves Time For The Atlantic - Posted January 20, 2007
One of Time's most popular bloggers, Andrew Sullivan is leaving the magazine to join The Atlantic. From the release: David Bradley, chairman of Atlantic Media Company, together with James Bennet, editor of The Atlantic, announced this evening the addition of Andrew Sullivan to the staff of The Atlantic. Sullivan, f... [FishbowlDC]

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