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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, ⁦@RickReillyESPNhttps://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


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Christi Parsons
4 weeks ago:   Thursday Mar 21 - 3:15pm
A Republican "Miss Manners" in the era of Trump -- such a good read, by @CAKitchener https://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. https://t.co/F09kvnHdRi 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


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Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 7:09pm
RT @ethiopienne: quick reminder that The Atlantic's editorial fellowship application is open for just a few more days (link here: https://t.co/yr2E5TKLc6) and that my email inbox is always open to writers of color (address in bio) 🖤 https://t.co/qyf6O4zT6j


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Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 7:05pm
RT @priscialva: Exclusive: White House preparing draft national emergency order and identified $7 billion for wall https://t.co/w0N7ddSv5i

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Monday Jan 21 - 8:46am
RT @MLK_quote: It’s Time #MLKDayhttps://t.co/JeFy95lEpa


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Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Saturday Jan 19 - 10:18pm
Boyfriend and girlfriend are out. ‘Partners’ are in. Here’s why more millennials are changing how they define their relationships. https://t.co/qD0uKqUqO7

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Saturday Jan 19 - 10:13pm
RT @bhumikatharoor: The best Talent Lab in all the worlds! @cparsons @abdallah_fayyad ❤️ https://t.co/urhIQwELvi


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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. @TheAtlantic https://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


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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 ⁦@RachelDonadiohttps://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. #TuaTagovailoa https://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, ⁦@amandamullhttps://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 ⁦@JamesFallowshttps://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


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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 @theatlantic https://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! @jdgreer1 https://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 #hannibalburess https://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 ⁦@elainaplotthttps://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