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Atlantic Media Company
is a print and online media company owned by David G. Bradley
David G. Bradley is the owner of the Atlantic Media Company, which publishes several prominent news magazines and services including The Atlantic Monthly, National Journal, The Hotline and Government Executive...
and based in the Watergate in Washington, D.C. The company publishes several prominent news magazines and services including The Atlantic
and Government Executive
Government Executive is an American trade magazine, founded in 1969. In 2009, the independent research firm Market Connections, Inc. cited the magazine as the number one publication read by federal managers...
and those belonging to its National Journal Group
subsidiary: National Journal
National Journal is a nonpartisan American weekly magazine that reports on the current political environment and emerging political and policy trends. National Journal was first published in 1969. Times Mirror owned the magazine from 1986 to 1997, when it was purchased by David G. Bradley...
, The Hotline
The Hotline is a daily political briefing published by the Atlantic Media Company from its headquarters at The Watergate complex in Washington, DC. It is edited by Reid Wilson with Josh Kraushaar...
, National Journal Daily
(previously known as Congress Daily
), Technology Daily
, and American Health Line
American Health Line is a daily health care policy briefing which "covers the coverage". It is published by the Advisory Board Company from its headquarters in Washington, DC. It was previously under the auspices of National Journal....
. The National Journal Group also publishes books and directories, the most known of which is the biennial The Almanac of American Politics
The company's current president is Justin B. Smith.
Bradley began his foray into publishing by purchasing the National Journal Group in 1997 and added The Atlantic
four years later. After first vowing to leave the magazine in Boston he moved the headquarters to Washington in 2005, losing several senior members of the editorial staff in the process.
In July 2009 reports of sponsored gatherings at the home of Washington Post
publisher Katharine Weymouth
Katharine Bouchage Weymouth is the publisher of The Washington Post and chief executive officer of Washington Post Media.-Family:...
prompted Bradley to publish a lengthy personal letter defending Atlantic Media's long-standing practice of hosting off-the-record, corporate sponsored salons.