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The Real Streets of Monopoly May Need Some PR Services - Posted November 12, 2014
The year was 1904 when a young woman named Elizabeth Magie created "The Landlord's Game." She applied for a patent, which was granted on January 5, 1904 (No. 748,626). She explained that the game was to... [FishbowlDC]

The Atlantic Wants 'Tech in the Home' Pitches - Posted November 6, 2014
Here's an interesting tidbit from The Atlantic Technology Channel this morning: the magazine is looking for great stories about adventures with tech in the home. It's tru... [FishbowlDC]

PBS NewsHour and The Atlantic Partner to Broadcast Cover Stories - Posted October 29, 2014
The Atlantic and PBS NewsHour announced this morning that they are collaborating to bring stories from the magazine to the news broadcast. The first premieres tonight with NewsHour's Judy Woodruff and The Atlantic's ... [10,000 Words]

Atlantic Media Re-launches CityLab.com, Emphasis on Mobile, Expanded Editorial - Posted June 2, 2014
The Atlantic recently announced the re-launch and expansion of its' former AtlanticCities.com site as CityLab.com, a re-envisioned destination with an eye toward mobile users first, as well as a responsive design and expanded editorial intended to wid... [10,000 Words]

4 Observations From The Atlantic's "100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism" - Posted May 20, 2014
Don't worry -- longform storytelling isn't going anywhere, thankfully, and The Atlantic writer and journalist Conor Friedersdorf has released his take on th... [10,000 Words]

Nothing to See Here: What's With the Buzz About The Atlantic and Deseret News Collaborating? - Posted February 27, 2014
By now, you've probably read about the 'odd couple' collaboration between The Atlantic and Deseret News. If not, I'll sum up the buzz: a ... [10,000 Words]

Garance Franke-Ruta Joins Yahoo News as Washington Editor - Posted January 21, 2014
Garance Franke-Ruta joins Yahoo News as Washington Editor the company announced today. In her new role, Franke-Ruta will work with Yahoo News' team of reporters to further de... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Garance Franke-Ruta Joins Yahoo News as Washington Editor - Posted January 21, 2014
Garance Franke-Ruta joins Yahoo News as Washington Editor the company announced today. In her new role, Franke-Ruta will work with Yahoo News' team of reporters to further de... [FishbowlNY]

How Facebook Changed Its News Feed Algorithm - Posted December 2, 2013
Facebook detailed the c... [AllFacebook]

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

Sponsored Content: Essential Branding Tool, Death of Journalism or Both? - Posted September 16, 2013
[caption id="attachment_72802" align="alignleft" width="300"] "Let me tell you a story about our sponsor..."[/caption] The chorus has spoken: brands who don't jump on the sponsored content train are destined for the banner ad dustbin. But is it true? David Carr... [FishbowlDC]

10 Original Reactions to NYT Shutdown - Posted August 14, 2013
The Washington and New York media worlds tipped over on their heads today as the NYT shutdown due to technical issues. So we mined Twitter for the best of and -- lets face it -- endless and some terrible reactionary comments to the temporary interruption. Even crazy bearded ... [FishbowlDC]

TheAtlantic.com Wants Freelancers With 'Well-Argued' Ideas - Posted July 9, 2013
At the Web version of The Atlantic, there is plenty of room for freelancers to score a byline. On a single day, over 40 features are published, with headlines ranging from "The Cure for Obesity" to "What Gmail Knows About You" and "Medicine's Fading Traditions of Generosity.... [10,000 Words]

Someone Finally Told The New York Times About Sponsored Content - Posted April 8, 2013
We know it's something of a stereotype that traditional and especially print media tend to take their time in arriving at/commenting on a hot story. Such is the case with The New York Times, which made waves this weekend by ... [FishbowlDC]

TPM's Marshall Evolves on Marijuana - Posted March 13, 2013
In a recent interview with The Denver Post, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that since the voters had spoken, the federal government should stop fighting its repeal and accept the fact that recreational use of pot is the law of the land in Colorado. In response, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TPM's Marshall Evolves on Marijuana - Posted March 13, 2013
In a recent interview with The Denver Post, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that since the voters had spoken, the federal government should stop fighting its repeal and accept the fact that recreational use of pot is the law of the land in Colorado. In response, ... [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]

Sponsored Content: How Much is Too Much? - Posted February 22, 2013
The past few months have been a rocky one for sponsored online content or "advertorials." Between the Atlantic's Scientology dust-up and increasing paid content on websites like Buzzfeed and various outlets within ... [10,000 Words]

Are You Ready for the State of the Union? - Posted February 12, 2013
I'm all a-Twitter for tonight's State of the Union address. Already, #SOTU is trending as media outlets and organizations prep for the big event. And, already, ... [10,000 Words]

Walmart Announces Plans to Hire 'Any Veteran' Who Applies - Posted January 15, 2013
Walmart has certainly faced its share of PR struggles over the past few months, but today the big-box leader annou... [FishbowlDC]

How NOT to Do Native Advertising: The Atlantic Runs Scientology Advertorial - Posted January 15, 2013
So, last week we took the time to lecture our readers on the nature of native advertising--and this week's biggest media "scandal" conveniently... [FishbowlDC]

The Atlantic Posts Sponsored Article on Scientology, Then Pulls It [Update] - Posted January 15, 2013
Last night The Atlantic posted a sponsored article on Scientology titled "David Miscavige Leads Scientology to Milestone Year." It was exactly what it sounds like -- an celebratory ad for Scientology, complete with overwhelmingly positive comments from readers. The article was also fo... [FishbowlLA]

The Atlantic is Exploring Pay Models - Posted January 3, 2013
The Atlantic just wrapped up a great year. The magazine was profitable for the third consecutive year, and for the first time, digital ad revenue took up the majority (59 percent) of overall ad revenue. That success has its execs thinking about taking readers back in time. According to Forbes... [FishbowlLA]

When is XOXO Too Much? - Posted November 29, 2012
The Atlantic's magazine is out and among its offerings is the onset of hugs and kisses in workplace interactions. And by that, they mean over email. For example, two professional women collaborate on a project and one follows up with: "xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo." Even ABC News anchor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

When is XOXO Too Much? - Posted November 29, 2012
The Atlantic's magazine is out and among its offerings is the onset of hugs and kisses in workplace interactions. And by that, they mean over email. For example, two professional women collaborate on a project and one follows up with: "xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo." Even ABC News anchor ... [FishbowlNY]

Hillary Clinton Can't Stand Holden Caulfield - Posted October 19, 2012
Today in (Fake) Media Scandals: You may have heard of a ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Ogilvy PR, Sunset, Bloomsbury and More - Posted September 26, 2012
Ogilvy PR/Chicago has appointed Heather Wilson executive vice president and director of the agency's Chicago Corporate Group. Wilson joined the company on September 17, moving from Weber Shandwick where she ran the West Coa... [FishbowlDC]

What Does Facebook Have In Store For The Republican, Democratic Conventions? - Posted August 16, 2012
With the 2012 presidential ele... [AllFacebook]

Atlantic Media Names New Business Site 'Quartz' - Posted May 8, 2012
That new business vertical that the Atlantic Media Company has been hyping for the last several months finally has a name: Quartz. Why Quartz? According to ... [FishbowlLA]

Wikidata, and a clash of world views - Posted April 24, 2012
Remember the days before Wikipedia had all the answers? We looked things up in libraries, referring to shelf-filling encyclopaedias. We bought CD-ROMs (remember them?) full of fa... [semanticweb.com]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories of the Week - Posted February 24, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Anonymous Floods WSJ's Facebook Page with Comments, February 21 ... [FishbowlLA]

Kate Bolick Brings 'All the Single Ladies' to TV - Posted February 21, 2012
Kate Bolick's nine-page, 12,000-plus-word Atlantic article on the economics of dating, "All The Single Ladies," became the talk of the town last November -- but the buzz didn't end there. When the issue came out, Bolick sent Drop Dead Diva's ... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: Ryan Seacrest, Publishing App Expo, NewsBasis, and More - Posted December 8, 2011
Ryan Seacrest may take over for Matt Lauer should the veteran Today... [FishbowlDC]

The Atlantic's Alexis Madrigal To Contribute On Quarterly.co, New Site For Gifts In Mail - Posted September 16, 2011
[caption id="attachment_6942" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Alexis Madrigal's contributor page on Quarterly.co"][/caption] I took a double-take when I first read Quarterly Co.'s site description. The new... [10,000 Words]

Revolving Door: More News Corp., Casey Anthony News - Posted July 14, 2011
[caption id="attachment_24278" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Casey Anthony at her sentencing hearing. Photo: Joe Burbank/Pool"][/caption] Developments about the News Corp. phone-hacking scandal seem to roll in by the minute. Besides this morning's news that they've ... [FishbowlDC]

Update on Pulled Jay-Z Article in The Atlantic - Posted March 24, 2011
Yesterday FishbowlNY broke the news that The Atlantic pulled an article that detailed an alleged connection between Jay-Z and a sparkling wine that may have ... [FishbowlLA]

Gabriel Snyder to Take the Helm at The Atlantic Wire - Posted January 31, 2011
The Atlantic Wire, the news-aggregation digital arm of The Atlantic... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Atlantic Premium for iPad: Hold That Thought - Posted January 11, 2011
The Atlantic will start from scratch on its yet-to-be-released Atlantic Premium iPad app, vice president and publisher ... [PRNewser]

Atlantic Premium for iPad: Hold That Thought - Posted January 11, 2011
The Atlantic will start from scratch on its yet-to-be-released Atlantic Premium iPad app, vice president and publisher ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

The Atlantic Wire Boasts Strong Growth in First Year - Posted September 27, 2010
The Atlantic Wire reported strong growth in its first year, reaching 1 million unique monthly users and seeing monthly advertising revenues for September up 248 percent versus Septembe... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

TheAtlantic.com Launches Technology Channel - Posted September 14, 2010
Alexis Madrigal, who joined TheAtlantic.com from Wired in July to ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Atlantic:October Issue - Posted September 7, 2007
The Atlantic celebrates October with a Values issue, complete with Bill Clinton on the cover. Inside, Jonathan Rauch finds out how Clinton is reinventing charity--and himself. Rauch writes: To Clinton, profit is necessary and entirely legitimate, a point he makes to anyone who will listen. "I think it's wron... [FishbowlLA]

The Atlantic: July/August Issue - Posted June 6, 2007
The Atlantic crosses the Pacific, for a China-themed issue. National correspondent James Fallows, who moved to Shanghai in 2006, has a cover story on China's riseas a manufacturing is good. Fallows writes: Here is an uncomfortable truth I'm waiting for some Chin... [FishbowlLA]

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