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On Justin Smith, and Old Media Doing New Media Right

Justin Smith

Atlantic Media president Justin Smith has announced he’ll be leaving to become CEO of Bloomberg Media Group. It’s an interesting move, and one that indicates Bloomberg wants to become more of a consumer brand. After all, when you look at Smith’s history it’s pretty clear that he has a knack for creating strong publications with direct consumer appeal - even reinventing ones that have lost their caché, like The Atlantic.

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The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements [The Atlantic] When Prisoners Protest [New York Times] Everything You Need to Know About PRISM [The Verge] Why I Hate Read Receipts [Ars Technica] Raising the Wrong Profile [New York Times] Existential Depression in Gifted Children [The Unbounded Spirit] What I Learned About Digital Addiction by Going Swimming with My Cellphone [GigaOm]