If a Pulitzer-finalist 34-part series of investigative journalism can vanish from the web, anything can.
American conspiracy theories are entering a dangerous new phase.
Facebook has traded moral accountability for commercial gain, the former secretary of state tells The Atlantic. Clinton says Zuckerberg’s reasoning is “Trumpian.”
Over the centuries, our magazine has prized great storytelling. Now we’re recommitting ourselves to publishing short fiction, beginning with a story by Lauren Groff.
A century after women won the right to vote, The Atlantic reflects on the grueling fight for suffrage—and what came after.
Goodbye, dragon show.
The network quickly corrected the errant chyron, but it captured something essential about Trump's approach to immigration.
Falling potatoes, reading lists, and humor critiques: a wide-ranging conversation with the legendary New York Times columnist, who died this week at 93
In the annals of revelatory Trump tweets, “covfefe” is the ultimate.
Pop-horror writers like R. L. Stine see fear and storytelling the way the Victorians did.
We made a cozy new corner of the internet for smart people who like words.
In a Saturday tweetstorm, the president complained that “too many voices are being destroyed” by social media, amid an ongoing controversy about the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’s use of Twitter.
Twitter’s Jack Dorsey is protecting Alex Jones’s publishing power in the name of “what serves the public conversation best.” His reasoning is absurd.
This isn’t the first time the billionaire has dabbled in the news business.
Either that, or he doesn’t care.
Donald Trump used an infamous phrase to describe U.S. military action in Syria, the latest in the president’s tradition of remixing and amplifying messages from his predecessors.
Revisiting a film embraced by the 1968 generation
He’s arguably the best quarterback of all time. That’s part of what makes him the absolute worst.
The storyline is the same, but the technology changes.
A top leader at the newspaper says it took an ultra-nuanced approach in deciding how to handle allegations against a star reporter.
A memo from The Atlantic's editors in 1973 is weirdly relevant today.