Christi Parsons 13 hours ago:   Friday Apr 19 - 1:31am RT @1bobcohn: .@JamesFallows today was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a huge honor. From some 100 cover stories he has written over 40+ years, we suggest these 8 as emblematic of his amazing work. https://t.co/1wPK4T5ctp Christi Parsons 13 hours ago:   Friday Apr 19 - 1:30am RT @SwatiGauri: The most important implication from the Mueller report, @YAppelbaum writes:
"There is sufficient evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed justice to merit impeachment hearings." https://t.co/utVNM2q3Fj Christi Parsons 5 days ago:   Saturday Apr 13 - 3:39pm RT @elainaplott: "Inside Ivanka's Dreamworld." I spent the last three months profiling Ivanka Trump. This is the result: https://t.co/TNQmAfy8T1 Christi Parsons 1 week ago:   Sunday Apr 7 - 11:00am Love seeing you in our pages, @RickReillyESPN https://t.co/2bvKFYp6Os Christi Parsons 2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 5 - 5:51am RT @JamesFallows: This essay by @CaitlinPacific is genuinely brilliant, and will last as a look at our times. Very funny sentence-by-sentence; elegantly constructed, down to “poor little me!” narrative persona; earns its merciless moral-judgment tone. Really worth reading
https://t.co/zgKGEVypPH Christi Parsons 3 weeks ago:   Friday Mar 29 - 6:56am RT @peterbakernyt: Barbara Bush came to rethink transgender issues after lunch with @TimNaftali. “There are a world of folks born transgender who are quiet and lonely," she wrote in her diary, @SusanPage reports in new book. "How sad to be in the wrong body.” https://t.co/ed3mNgHD5D Christi Parsons 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Mar 27 - 8:31am RT @RonanFarrow: Genuinely read this as Trump buying Pelosi a Washington Post subscription. https://t.co/RFXLLeNRSz
Link to Image Christi Parsons 4 weeks ago:   Thursday Mar 21 - 3:15pm A Republican "Miss Manners" in the era of Trump -- such a good read, by @CAKitchenerhttps://t.co/jaLSWn85Jm Christi Parsons 4 weeks ago:   Thursday Mar 21 - 6:21am “There can be no ‘he-said, she-said’ when all the saids are so neatly captured as text.” @megangarber never disappoints https://t.co/PZQVzTPCRx Christi Parsons 4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Mar 20 - 9:55pm RT @IsaacDovere: SCOOP @davidsirota, just hired as Bernie Sanders' speechwriter and senior adviser, has been quietly writing speeches and advising him for months without disclosing it but while bashing pretty much every candidate in the field: https://t.co/VBSp7dBbyx Christi Parsons 1 month ago:   Tuesday Mar 19 - 7:52am RT @gabbfern: excited is an understatement. my dad used to deliver the paper when i was younger and it’s crazy to me how things come full circle! i am so honored that i’ll be able to be a part of this incredible team and i can’t wait to help show the world what comes out of my incredible home! https://t.co/voTS4J68zt Christi Parsons 1 month ago:   Sunday Mar 17 - 8:36pm RT @JamesFallows: As part of @TheAtlantic’s “Unthinkable” feature, I wrote about a specific burden-of-office that Donald Trump has strikingly never borne: expressing sorrow, understanding, and resolve at time of tragedy.
Today is an example. Christi Parsons 1 month ago:   Thursday Mar 14 - 9:35am Americans embraced an anti-racist creed when at war with the Nazis, because the enemy was racist. But one of Hitler's greatest influences was actually a previously well-accepted line of American thought: https://t.co/tIJDygTXg1 Christi Parsons 1 month ago:   Wednesday Mar 13 - 4:55pm Proud to work with this A-Team! https://t.co/oTYyLqCKIr Christi Parsons 1 month ago:   Tuesday Mar 12 - 6:13pm RT @HayesBrown: Honestly this story has everything:
- rich people in trouble
- proof you were right about Those Rich Kids at your college
- prosecution under the RICO Act
- a Balkan water polo coach
- a chance to yell about systemic inequality
- FULL HOUSE JOKES
WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK FOR. Christi Parsons 1 month ago:   Saturday Mar 9 - 9:03am Why blaming the Manafort sentence on just his judge is an evasion of the problem: https://t.co/FGasuv1o5y Christi Parsons 1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 11:21am RT @JeffreyGoldberg: Amazing @TaylorLorenz piece about parents who put their children's lives online, without the children even knowing (via @TheAtlantic):
https://t.co/7foWLFiYWs Christi Parsons 2 months ago:   Monday Feb 11 - 9:21am When blackface or racist incidents keep happening, “it’s a feature, not a defect.” https://t.co/XtzHbqbKv2 Christi Parsons 2 months ago:   Sunday Feb 10 - 10:22am When we experience disgust, we tend to make harsher moral judgments. This seems like a thing worth some personal contemplation. https://t.co/bCPBxXmbJ9 Christi Parsons 2 months ago:   Thursday Feb 7 - 2:02pm RT @karenyuan_: congratulations to my friend @lolade_42, a kickass journalist and inspiration https://t.co/2pTD1fNBAn Christi Parsons 2 months ago:   Monday Jan 28 - 11:36pm RT @JeffreyGoldberg: I’m biased, but I think we have a good-looking cover coming up: https://t.co/7dy7fEuplm
Link to Image Christi Parsons 3 months ago:   Thursday Jan 17 - 3:22pm RT @YAppelbaum: 1. It’s not too early.
It won’t backfire.
It’s what the Constitution demands.
Congress must open a formal impeachment inquiry, and bring the debate out of the court of public opinion and into Congress, where it belongs. My cover story for @TheAtlantic:
https://t.co/s9Y6UMQVCn Christi Parsons 3 months ago:   Thursday Jan 17 - 1:15pm RT @guyraz: There have been times in recent years (ie: articles by Ta-Nehisi Coates) when @TheAtlantic broke open important discussions that needed to be opened--whether you agree or not. Here's their latest (worth reading) https://t.co/PbjChVDuIt Christi Parsons 3 months ago:   Monday Jan 14 - 6:22am Two years, 730 days, 34+ high-profile departures, one nonstop news cycle. Read @TheAtlantic’s catalog of the 50 biggest norm-shattering moments from the Trump administration so far: https://t.co/CkGYlSI9uf#TrumpUnthinkable Christi Parsons 3 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 10:45am RT @denisewills: This is a good piece. https://t.co/U6NEmPDbWn Christi Parsons 3 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 6:21am RT @karenyuan_: we're launching a residency: 3 months and $15K to report on and write an ambitious public-service story. learn more and pitch us: https://t.co/uee9DS4yS0@WritersofColor Christi Parsons 3 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 8 - 9:09pm RT @mattbpete: 3/ I’m doing this in collaboration with The Atlantic’s Talent Lab and the brilliant @cparsons. We’re looking for great stories, sure, but we’re also looking to bring new voices to our pages. After all, that’s what our members are signing up for—to help our journalism thrive. Christi Parsons 3 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 26 - 11:11am RT @_NatalieEscobar: I wrote about the things I care about the very most: Christmas tamales and the Latinx families who treasure them https://t.co/5yWNIbk2IC Christi Parsons 3 months ago:   Saturday Dec 22 - 1:12pm RT @CAKitchener: Absolutely thrilled to be joining @thelilynews at @washingtonpost as a staff writer! I’ll be writing for women, about women, alongside a rockstar team. https://t.co/lO9hk7Tnpk Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 19 - 8:09am Couldn’t agree more. https://t.co/5dIXP0sLx5 Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 18 - 5:52am RT @OrrChris: Monks who dunk, nomads who split double teams--this @LouieLazar on the popularity of hoops in remote Tibet has it all. (Also: great photos.) Enjoy. @TheAtlantichttps://t.co/u14hHGhaPF Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Thursday Dec 13 - 8:40pm RT @abdallah_fayyad: Here’s an end-of-year list you didn’t ask for: my favorite articles (in no particular order) from @TheAtlantic this year. Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Monday Dec 10 - 9:07pm RT @denisewills: The new @TheAtlantic cover story by @cduhigg is full of fascinating case studies, including one about why debt collectors are trained to rile people up and then calm them down. https://t.co/5Fhrz32uD3 Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Friday Dec 7 - 7:10am I'm going Derrick Henry at work today. https://t.co/Jl1BTKnmgY Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 4 - 11:24am The more women there are in TV news, the better and more diverse the stories their viewers get. @juliannagoldman tells the inside story: https://t.co/LmH28hXJEc Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 4 - 6:08am "It was a glimpse of grace in an era that has consistently promised anything but, made all the more poignant by the weary truth that as soon as tomorrow, with new irritations to air and new tweets to tweet, it would be gone."
https://t.co/GkxsVDnPsr Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Sunday Dec 2 - 2:35pm @tackettdc I learned scouting from the best Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Sunday Dec 2 - 12:30pm @joevardon@TheAtlantic@JeffreyGoldberg@abdallah_fayyad @bhumikatharoor@mthomps We are quite literally in the middle of a big growth phase. Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Sunday Dec 2 - 8:56am Introducing the founding members of the Talent Lab, created this year by @TheAtlantic Editor @JeffreyGoldberg to recruit and develop great journalists: @abdallah_fayyad @bhumikatharoor@mthomps and Ena Alvarado. Proud to be part of this brilliant team! https://t.co/5DET5qILXJ
Link to Image Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Saturday Dec 1 - 7:50pm Work hard all season, focus on your teammates and look for your moment. Words to live by, from #JalenHurts Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Saturday Dec 1 - 8:11am @ChuckKennedyDC@DavidNakamura@peterbakernyt My record was 18 pool reports in a day, with POTUS in the Middle East. Hats off to @peterbakernyt Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Wednesday Nov 28 - 7:50am This is a great editor to be stuck with ... https://t.co/sjHwnTARYO Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Sunday Nov 25 - 10:05am Back to reality tomorrow. But first, get lost in this lovely epistle by @RachelDonadio https://t.co/qSfhr1aEsq Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Saturday Nov 24 - 9:33pm There’s inspiration here: seek great talent, and then empower people to use their gifts — even if it means imagining the work anew. #TuaTagovailoahttps://t.co/71wrNDYxK5 Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Saturday Nov 24 - 9:24pm RT @jemelehill: You can miss me with this being characterized as some kind of redemption story for Urban Meyer. He covered for an abuser. The victim had it a lot tougher than Urban Meyer, or his family. Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Thursday Nov 22 - 12:53pm All this time I’ve thought it was me messing up the biscuits! Thanks, @amandamull https://t.co/10LxUCWX9J Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 6:55am It's Picture Day at my daughter's school, a good moment to re-read @Dad's examination of the ritual: https://t.co/QRDCg1S0Rm Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 13 - 7:33pm I take this insightful piece to heart. It's every journalist's job to help diversify the newsroom, because we all desperately need for it to happen. https://t.co/66FiMcNW8n Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Wednesday Oct 31 - 7:58pm This was a truly remarkable person. https://t.co/V20ivN3xus Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 30 - 4:33pm RT @ethiopienne: it's really not that complicated! a lot of white gatekeepers either straight up do not believe the PoC they already employ (no matter how Exceptional™) or do not care enough about non-white audiences to take the "risks" necessary to meaningfully shift newsroom standards/coverage Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 30 - 4:32pm RT @ethiopienne: also because even pieces framed like this—"we must do better; hire PoC writers!!!!"—still place the onus of Saving the Future of Journalism and Also the Republic on PoC, lol! Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 30 - 4:32pm RT @ethiopienne: because journalism is an industry chock full of white gatekeepers who would rather gaslight their few colleagues of color than heed PoC's warnings and risk alienating racist readers, duh :) https://t.co/Pt8nFjmdIv Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Sunday Oct 28 - 9:29am The gunman represented the monsters who will always be with us. Anyone who emboldened, angered, or egged him on represents the worst in social leadership, writes @JamesFallows https://t.co/fWcvPJ2B0e Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Saturday Oct 27 - 6:29am When the president of the United States makes comments, warships turn, markets reverse, allies reassess, and legions of government workers scramble to make bogus assertions reality. https://t.co/3LOQRHGoNe Christi Parsons 6 months ago:   Saturday Oct 20 - 12:21pm The First Muslim Women Might Be Heading To Congress - The Atlantic https://t.co/DODMvWqu0b Christi Parsons 6 months ago:   Sunday Oct 14 - 6:46am RT @JamesFallows: Congrats to @Ddale8 for tirelessly chronicling this, day after day.
That not *even one* Republican Senator will note any of his ceaseless lies is, in its way, worse than the lies themselves.
Trump cannot help himself. The Senators could. https://t.co/Qcz6TwzFTO Christi Parsons 6 months ago:   Friday Oct 12 - 6:55am This is a dark day. Love and prayers for Jamal Khashoggi’s family, and for journalists everywhere who write boldly about authoritarianism. https://t.co/0NSUkQ0y5C Christi Parsons 6 months ago:   Thursday Oct 4 - 11:19am What if everyone paused and asked, “Have I ever caused this kind of harm to a woman?” @PattiMurin poses the #KavanaughHearings question, in her moving testimony on the #AtlanticFest main stage https://t.co/n2hm0I4dIj
Link to Image Christi Parsons 6 months ago:   Thursday Oct 4 - 4:11am What makes this yearbook so funny to its creators? See @AdamSerwer and “The Cruelty is the Point” https://t.co/Haepjqbeqb Christi Parsons 6 months ago:   Thursday Oct 4 - 4:09am Read this. https://t.co/ytptJC6LVc Christi Parsons 6 months ago:   Monday Oct 1 - 8:15am Not a liberal, not a feminist: the target of Beth Moore’s scorn is an evangelical culture that downplays the voices and experiences of women. @emmaogreen pulls back the curtain in this surprising piece. https://t.co/3kuABmv5nc Christi Parsons 6 months ago:   Wednesday Sep 26 - 8:52pm Right back at you, @PostScottWilson! Also @jeffmason1@mikememoli@khennessey@dougmillsnyt@peterbakernyt@carolelee@juliemason@ToluseO and all upstanding citizens of Still Country https://t.co/MtfdPPeCz5 Christi Parsons 6 months ago:   Tuesday Sep 25 - 8:56pm So excited to have @bhumikatharoor on board at the Atlantic. Look out, talent. We are coming for you! https://t.co/ZEorEhF6Ut Christi Parsons 6 months ago:   Friday Sep 21 - 6:03pm RT @washingtonpost: Twelve years ago, Amber Wyatt reported her rape.
Few believed her. Her hometown turned against her. The authorities failed her.
After her three-year investigation, @ebruenig tells Wyatt’s story. https://t.co/ZqwpIC54CK Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Wednesday Sep 19 - 7:11am But can you imagine the horror of alienating all those women voters? https://t.co/SjKBDKDaG1 Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Wednesday Sep 12 - 5:41am RT @fivefifths: I went to Cape Town and reported on the “Day Zero” water crisis. What I learned has major implications for politics, human movement, race, and inequality in cities across the globe as it gets hotter and water gets more scarce: https://t.co/YgTyv9p8sW Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Tuesday Sep 11 - 4:41am Count me in! https://t.co/iVl8ndrReG Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Monday Sep 10 - 12:12pm If you haven't yet read this @elainaplott piece, you ought to do so today. https://t.co/WGU5Fhg6Hu Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Monday Sep 10 - 6:50am Trump policy is putting the squeeze on non-profits that help people fleeing war, famine, and persecution. @priscialva had this important story: https://t.co/5sSUTVe0RU Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Monday Sep 3 - 1:05pm A good piece to read on this American holiday. https://t.co/c4FHpHMsZ1 Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Sunday Sep 2 - 10:17am Much respect to @MariaTaylor7 for asking the right question last night and then keeping her cool when the source didn’t like it. In America, we call that journalism. https://t.co/5AmXTgTenY Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Saturday Sep 1 - 9:51pm Tua Tagovailoa is reminding me of another lefty Bama QB tonight. Kenny Stabler is smiling down ... #tua Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Saturday Sep 1 - 7:47am Sen. McCain’s memorial made us wish to linger. https://t.co/xhTlQuSBpD Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Tuesday Aug 28 - 8:54am RT @taydolven: Mariee’s story is a gut-wrenching reminder of what immigrant families have to endure in detention in 2018, as the Trump administration plans to detain more immigrant families. https://t.co/Y7oYu44nCN Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Monday Aug 27 - 6:24am RT @andersen: It’s a pleasure to publish an excerpt from The Tangled Tree, a fabulous new book written by @DavidQuammen, whose larger body of work is a North Star for all that we do in @TheAtlantic’s science section https://t.co/TbfImQfmjk Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Sunday Aug 26 - 9:17pm “A man apparently devoid of any redeeming qualities currently occupies the Oval Office. It is important to remember that America is also capable of producing leaders like John McCain.” https://t.co/UIUDJLqAHd Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Sunday Aug 26 - 2:01pm McDermott: 'Evil comes in every color' https://t.co/P37fx0BznJ via @stltoday@kevinmcdermott Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Sunday Aug 26 - 12:28am RT @edyong209: This is the greatest honour. Science teachers are heroes. https://t.co/tqxI05ShU8 Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 22 - 8:15am “Trump did not create the rot in this system. He has merely made it obvious.” https://t.co/tUXAHTld0H Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Sunday Aug 19 - 9:43am Please read the prologue to this @NathanielRich story out loud to someone in your life who doesn’t worry about climate change. https://t.co/eGmiAXVDNh Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Friday Aug 17 - 5:29pm “The Help”: The president describes the deceased soul legend first as a person who “worked for me,” a telling remark in his ongoing disparagement of black women. https://t.co/WLT5V2oVJA Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 15 - 7:55pm RT @edyong209: Tahlequah the grieving orca is part of the community that first got people to appreciate these animals as *individuals*, with their own families, personalities & stories. And that community is in trouble. https://t.co/kpFdviOftT Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 15 - 9:16am RT @JamilSmith: “Sometime in the past 25 years, using that word became the only proof of racism that much of the country is willing to accept.” @AdamSerwer, on why we don’t need to hear Trump say that word. We know. https://t.co/PolJQWz2ph Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Sunday Aug 12 - 7:56am RT @LoebVernon: In today’s GOP, has racism been relegated to gaffe-like status—a political pitfall to navigate against, rather than a moral failing to wholly condemn? This weekend's Unite the Right rally might give us an answer @elainaplott reports in @theatlantichttps://t.co/zyeXedvgTw Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Friday Aug 10 - 7:22pm “White nationalists know that, despite their infamy and humiliation, their pathetic adherence to a genetic determinism they desperately hope will rescue their lonely lives from insignificance is slowly succeeding at remaking the country in their image.” https://t.co/9QoNUtOQo3 Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Thursday Aug 9 - 12:32am I so wish I could be there! Have a great panel with those fantastic journalists. https://t.co/2QhchnOfHB Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 8 - 9:24pm Best wishes for a great panel! https://t.co/ch8cxoDMZ9 Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 8 - 9:12pm Yikes! I’m in Houston for the Asian American Journalists Association conference and won’t be on that #AEJMC2018 panel. I know those actual panelists will be terrific, though! @jdgreer1https://t.co/Fqa0gOo09K Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 8 - 9:45am Who, me? Lie to myself? How dare you, @byagoda. https://t.co/q9M0vMcidP Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Tuesday Aug 7 - 2:54pm @jdgreer1 asked such outstanding questions of this panel. I learned a lot from those heroic journalism profs at the #AEJMC2018 conference in DC https://t.co/MQUx0WO4LJ Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Monday Aug 6 - 7:37am I love this animated @TheAtlantic interview with #hannibalburesshttps://t.co/Bar5z8w4vd from the talented Tynesha Foreman @nearsh0t Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Sunday Aug 5 - 9:25am The gun ban that worked https://t.co/Ny58VAIppC via @stltoday@kevinmcdermott Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Friday Aug 3 - 5:05am Republicans aren’t talking about the Mueller report. “What is there to say that’s not being said on social media?” one lawmaker tells @elainaplott https://t.co/hnWl3UdD13 Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Friday Jul 27 - 9:08pm @mdougreeve@NABJ@AlphonsoVM@vdmccraw@WaPoVanessa@shannonbuggs@agreen46@mikegrantme@kerwinsp8 Thank you for your hard work and thoughtful planning, @mdougreeve! Team @TheAtlantic is looking forward to the amazing programming at #NABJ18