‘We screwed up,’ says the Atlantic

The Atlantic on its Church of Scientology-sponsored content:

We screwed up. It shouldn’t have taken a wave of constructive criticism — but it has — to alert us that we’ve made a mistake, possibly several mistakes.atlantic We now realize that as we explored new forms of digital advertising, we failed to update the policies that must govern the decisions we make along the way. It’s safe to say that we are thinking a lot more about these policies after running this ad than we did beforehand.

The advertorial has been pulled, but you can still read it here.

* Statement from The Atlantic: “We screwed up (magnetmail.net)