76. Dinner With David Bradley, an A-List Affair – washingtonpost.com

April 27, 2009 § Leave a comment

The need for conversation..

For more than a year, David Bradley, the Atlantic’s soft-spoken owner, has hosted these off-the-record dinners at a specially built table in his glass-enclosed office overlooking the Potomac. And the guests, from Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner to Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to Jordan’s King Abdullah II, are as A-list as they come.

“It’s just a joy for me,” Bradley says. “These are reflective, considered conversations, which is hard to do when you’re going after headlines for the next day’s publication.” While the guests seem quite open, says the businessman who bought the Atlantic a decade ago, he is new enough to journalism “that I can’t tell the difference between genuine candor and deeply rehearsed candor.”

via Howard Kurtz – Media Notes by Howard Kurtz: Dinner With David Bradley, an A-List Affair – washingtonpost.com.

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