The Atlantic

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    "The Atlantic will be the organ of no party or clique, but will honestly endeavor to be the exponent of what its conductors believe to be the American idea." 
    —James Russell Lowell, November 1857 

    For more than 150 years, The Atlantic has shaped the national debate on politics, business, foreign affairs, and cultural trends.

    TypePrivate
    Founded1857
    HQWashington, DC, US
    Websitetheatlantic.com
    Employee Ratings4.4
    Overall CultureA

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)658(+3%)
    Cybersecurity ratingBMore

    Key People/Management at The Atlantic

    Ronald Brownstein

    Ronald Brownstein

    Senior Editors
    Christopher Orr

    Christopher Orr

    Music Director
    Alan Taylor

    Alan Taylor

    Music Director
    Emily Gottschalk-Marconi

    Emily Gottschalk-Marconi

    Senior Associate Editors
    Eleanor Smith

    Eleanor Smith

    Associate Editors
    Amy Weiss-Meyer

    Amy Weiss-Meyer

    Associate Editors
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    The Atlantic Office Locations

    The Atlantic has offices in Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and in 4 other locations
    Washington, DC, US (HQ)
    2700F E St NW
    Chicago, IL, US
    Chicago, IL, USA
    Los Angeles, CA, US
    Los Angeles, CA, USA
    New York, NY, US
    New York, NY, USA
    San Francisco, CA, US
    San Francisco
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    The Atlantic Financials and Metrics

    Summary Metrics

    Founding Date

    1857

    The Atlantic Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    B

    84/100

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    The Atlantic Online and Social Media Presence

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    The Atlantic Company Culture

    • Overall Culture

      A

      85/100

    • CEO Rating

      C

      70/100

    • Compensation

      B+

      81/100

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    The Atlantic News and Updates

    Rowers Set Off On 3,000 Mile Journey Across The Atlantic Ocean - The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2020 Begins

    SAN SEBASTIÁN DE LA GOMERA, Spain, Dec. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today 55 rowers from across the globe took to the water for the start of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2020 – an epic 3,000 mile rowing challenge across the Atlantic Ocean. To view the Multimedia News Release,...

    The Atlantic Could Produce One More Storm To End This Historic Hurricane Season

    Even though the Atlantic hurricane season ends on November 30, we could see at least one more storm before things wind down for the winter.

    5 Tropical Cyclones In The Atlantic Basin Simultaneously - Is This A Record?

    5 tropical cyclones were in the Atlantic Basin on Monday morning. Is that a record?

    Trump Sics Followers On Laurene Powell Jobs For Her Investment Links To The Atlantic

    Trump claimed Steve Jobs would "not be happy" with his widow after The Atlantic's report on his military insults.

    What Happens If The Atlantic Hurricane Season Runs Out Of Names?

    Here's what happens if the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs out of names.
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    The Atlantic Blogs

    The Trouble With the Gavin Newsom Recall

    The recall election coming later this year for California Governor Gavin Newsom doesn’t appear likely to end with his removal from office. Although Newsom’s opponents have gathered enough signatures to require a vote—and conditions in the state could still change—polls show that public support for t…

    Why We Speak More Weirdly at Home

    I celebrated my second pandemic birthday recently. Many things were weird about it: opening presents on Zoom, my phone’s insistent photo reminders from “one year ago today” that could be mistaken for last month, my partner brightly wishing me “iki domuz,” a Turkish phrase that literally means “two p…

    Why Millennials Can’t Grow Up

    A few weeks ago, I met my first Millennial grandparent. I was interviewing a woman in her late 30s about President Joe Biden’s new child-tax-credit proposal, and she mentioned that it would benefit not just her two young kids but her older son’s kid too.The incidental meeting was a reminder both tha…

    Why Are We So Spiteful?

    The purest eruption of spite I have ever witnessed took place at a former friend’s birthday party some years ago. We were all in our early 20s, and alcohol had been flowing freely. I slipped into the kitchen to refill my drink; when I returned, the birthday girl, her cheeks flushed from the wine, ha…

    A Once-in-a-Lifetime Chance to Start Over

    “How to Build a Life” is a weekly column by Arthur Brooks, tackling questions of meaning and happiness.Arthur C. Brooks will discuss the science of happiness live at 11 a.m. ET on May 20. Register for In Pursuit of Happiness here.Many years ago, I met a woman who had had the kind of experience you o…

    America’s Vaccine Nationalism Isn’t Working

    To be in America now is to witness two jarring realities at once: the quickening pace of the country’s return to normalcy and the worsening march of COVID-19 beyond its borders. U.S. cities are loosening restrictions, travel is picking back up, and Americans are preparing for a bacchanalian summer. …
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    The Atlantic Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was The Atlantic founded?

      The Atlantic was founded in 1857.

    • Who are The Atlantic key executives?

      The Atlantic's key executives are Ronald Brownstein, Christopher Orr and Alan Taylor.

    • How many employees does The Atlantic have?

      The Atlantic has 658 employees.

    • Who are The Atlantic competitors?

      Competitors of The Atlantic include ProPublica, Google Keyword and Weathernews.

    • Where is The Atlantic headquarters?

      The Atlantic headquarters is located at 2700F E St NW, Washington.

    • Where are The Atlantic offices?

      The Atlantic has offices in Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and in 4 other locations.

    • How many offices does The Atlantic have?

      The Atlantic has 8 offices.