“Monuments to the Unthinkable”––In Cover Story, Clint Smith Reports from Germany on What the U.S. Can Learn about Atonement
Yasmin Tayag Joins The Atlantic as a Staff Writer, with Damon Beres Recently Hired as Senior Editor Focused on Technology
“This Is Not Justice”––In Cover Story, Jake Tapper Reports on a Philadelphia Teenager and the Empty Promise of the Sixth Amendment
The story of C. J. Rice is accompanied by a commissioned portrait of Rice by the artist Fulton Leroy Washington, known as MR WASH
The Atlantic’s 2022 Report on Diversity and Inclusion
Ian Urbina Wins 2022 Michael Kelly Award for Story in The New Yorker About the Secret Prisons That Keep Migrants Out of Europe
Atlantic Editions, Imprint of The Atlantic and Zando, Announces Three New Titles
Including On Grief, from Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Senior; On Work, by Derek Thompson; and On Nobody Famous, by Kaitlyn Tiffany and Lizzie Plaugic
Ukraine Defiant––The Atlantic Publishes Special Issue on Democracy’s Front Lines
Staff writers George Packer, Anne Applebaum, and Franklin Foer report from Ukraine
Shadowland Documentary Series, Inspired by The Atlantic’s Reporting on the Power and Danger of Conspiracy, to Premiere on Peacock
Six-part docuseries from RadicalMedia and filmmaker Joe Berlinger to screen September 21 at The Atlantic Festival
The Atlantic Festival Announces Initial Lineup and Performances, September 21–23 at The Wharf in D.C.
Interviews with White House Chief of Staff Ronald A. Klain, Senator Christopher Murphy, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, and actor, producer, and writer Constance Wu; a performance by playwright Michael R. Jackson of A Strange Loop; and Debate Night with Intelligence Squared featuring FLS+ of Freestyle Love Supreme
September Cover Story by Caitlin Dickerson Exposes Secret History of Trump Administration’s Family-Separation Policy
Reporting shows that separating children from their parents was not an unintended side effect of the policy, as the government claimed, but the intent; the worst outcomes were anticipated and ignored; the architects of the legislation will likely seek to reinstate it, should they return to power.
Announcing The Atlantic Festival 2022, September 21–23: Tickets Open Now for Subscribers Only
Festival returns in person to new location—Washington, D.C.’s The Wharf and District Pier
The Atlantic Hires Alice McKown as Publisher and EVP and Mary Liz McCurdy as SVP of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development
McKown and McCurdy both join senior leadership team
The Atlantic Releases Its Complete Archive, Newly Digitized
165 years of journalism, literature, and American history are now available online for the first time.
National Portrait Gallery and The Atlantic Announce “Perspectives: The Atlantic’s Writers at the National Portrait Gallery”
Special multi-platform collaboration to premiere July 1
The Atlantic’s July/August Cover Story: “Our Blinding, Blaring World”
Ed Yong explores how human-made light and sound are confounding animal senses—with potentially catastrophic results.
The Atlantic Expands Books Coverage and Announces an Imprint With Independent Publisher Zando
Atlantic Editions will publish a series of books by Atlantic writers. Today’s Books relaunch features cover story, “Chasing Joan Didion,” and summer reading guide.
The Atlantic’s June Cover Story: “Chasing Joan Didion”
Caitlin Flanagan asks the greatest question of Didion’s lifetime: What was it that gave her such power?
Open Now: A Forest for the Trees
Immersive art show from Glenn Kaino, The Atlantic, and Superblue creates a hidden forest in downtown Los Angeles.
New Podcast How to Start Over With Olga Khazan––Launching May 30
Second season of The Atlantic’s How To podcast series will navigate the challenges of changing your life.