On Those Atlantic Salon Dinners

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.