National Journal

New and Old Political Media Are Battling for Dominance in the Century’s Wildest Election

There may be no group more hungry for information—and more desperate for news and gossip—than those who populate the halls of power in Washington, D.C. From congressional staffers to K Street lobbyists, the nation's capital—like Wall Street—feeds on immediate access to the most up-to-the-minute content.

Another Big Shakeup in Atlantic Media’s National Journal Group

Just a few weeks after The Atlantic president M. Scott Havens announced that he'd be leaving for Time Inc. at the end of the month, Atlantic Media is getting another big executive shakeup, this time in its government-focused Washington division.

Richard Just Joins National Journal as Editor

Richard Just has been named the new editor of Atlantic Media’s National Journal magazine.Just will start March 10 and be based at the publication’s D.C. headquarters. The announcement was made by Tim Grieve, National Journal's editor in chief.

National Journal Goes Responsive, Shuns App

Atlantic Media Co.’s National Journal is adopting a responsive design while moving away from apps, counter to the thinking of other publishers who believe there’s a role for both to play in reaching mobile users.

Atlantic Media Shakes Up National Journal Leadership

Atlantic Media is shaking things up at National Journal, its publication for Beltway wonks. On Friday, owner David Bradley announced that Charlie Green, the magazine’s longtime editor, would leave the company at the end of the year after 16 years.

Tightening on the Beltway

Two years ago, while other markets were slashing staffs and closing papers, Washington, D.C., media players were swelling their ranks. Bloomberg LP hired aggressively to build its expensive subscription news and data service, Bloomberg Government, and paid $990 million for BNA, a legal, tax, regulatory and environmental news and info service to bolster it.

National Journal Pivots

The Atlantic Media Co.’s National Journal Group has been focusing on retooling its pricey membership services for Beltway insiders in an intensifying battle with Bloomberg LP, Politico and The Economist Group for the D.C. market.

Major Garrett Headed for CBS News

Major Garrett is headed back to TV, taking over as CBS News' chief White House correspondent on Nov. 25. He replaces Norah O'Donnell, who last summer moved over to CBS This Morning.

Bloomberg Plans Convention Dailies

Bloomberg LP is jumping into an area dominated by established media players again—this time with a daily magazine it will produce for the Republican and Democratic conventions.

National Journal Group Happy With Results of New Membership Model

Nine months ago, Atlantic Media’s National Journal Group took the bold step of converting the politics and policy publisher’s individual subscription model to one based on membership in hopes of growing revenue and loyalty.