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Founded in 1857 and today one of the fastest growing companies in the media industry, The Atlantic has throughout its history championed the power of ideas to shape the conversation and change the world.  Operating across print, digital, events, video, and audio platforms, The Atlantic strives to bring clarity and original thinking to the most consequential issues of our times – on topics ranging from politics, business, urban affairs, and the economy, to technology, arts, and culture.  In addition to the magazine and the flagship digital property TheAtlantic.com, the company also operates an urban focused site, CityLab.com, Atlantic Live, the company’s events arm, The Atlantic’s marketing team, Atlantic Re:think, and creative agency, Atlantic Media Strategies. The Atlantic was named the 2016 National Magazine of the Year. The Atlantic is celebrating its 160th anniversary this year. The president of The Atlantic is Bob Cohn.

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