Kinsley’s ‘Editor at Large’ debuts on The Atlantic Wire

Press release

The Atlantic Wire Introduces “Editor at Large”:
A Fresh Take on the Day’s News by Michael Kinsley

Washington, D.C., and New York, N.Y. (May 10, 2010) — Today, groundbreaking opinion aggregator The Atlantic Wire launches “Editor at Large,” a new daily feature offering written commentary and video on the news from the mind of Michael Kinsley.

“‘Editor at Large’ will showcase Mike’s uniquely incisive and witty take on the day’s big stories,” said Bob Cohn, editorial director of TheAtlantic.com and The Atlantic Wire. “As The Atlantic Wire emerges as a must-read for people tracking opinion and analysis, we’re excited to give our readers the daily insights of one of the great opinion writers of our time.”

Since its fall 2009 launch, The Atlantic Wire has increased its monthly unique visitors 254% and its monthly pageviews 202%. Described by the New York Times’ David Carr as a “throbbing real-time op-ed page,” The Atlantic Wire searches the world of opinion — from bloggers and op-ed columnists to talking heads and radio hosts — to provide a quick, timely understanding of the day’s most influential arguments and how they relate to the biggest news stories.

Kinsley joined The Atlantic in September 2009. He was recently inducted into the American Society of Magazine Editors’ Digital Hall of Fame.

Over the past three decades, Kinsley has held senior editorial positions with publications including Slate, The New Republic, Harper’s, Washington Monthly and the Los Angeles Times., He has been a regular columnist for The Washington Post and Time, and was moderator of William Buckley’s nationally-televised Firing Line and co-host of CNN’s Crossfire.

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