Peter Osnos

Peter Osnos is a contributing writer for The Atlantic. He is the founder and editor at large of PublicAffairs books and a media fellow at the Century Foundation.

How Masterpiece Stays Timeless

A new memoir by Rebecca Eaton, the executive producer of Downton Abbey and other Masterpiece classics, offers some insight into the series' enduring excellence.

A Royal Baby's Warm U.S. Welcome

The American media's attention to the royal birth was extensive, excessive, and -- given the hoopla surrounding Prince William's birth 31 years ago -- to be expected.