Marc Ambinder has interesting thoughts on the big boss's note to us employees on the suddenly-controversial salon dinner business. I myself have never attended one of these underwritten dinners, so I can't say for sure, but I see no crime here committed against journalism. In fact, I'm glad David Bradley is busy searching for legal and ethical ways to keep the Atlantic funded. In double-fact, he seems to be branching out in all sorts of unusual directions.
Nadia Lopez didn't think anybody cared about her middle school. Then Humans of New York told her story to the Internet—and everything changed.