Ryan McCarthy

Assistant business editorWashington, D.C.

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Jon Stewart’s rise coincides almost perfectly with the growth of the modern Web -- he was the first true star of a new era of Internet journalism.

  • Feb 11, 2015

Tom Cruise is America. America is Tom Cruise. The policy secrets of his movies.

  • Oct 31, 2014

A look at how Atlantic City’s dominance was upended by America’s casino boom.

  • Sep 23, 2014

A guide to the best longform journalism on the biggest Ebola outbreak in history.

  • Sep 22, 2014

A selection of indie music from Minneapolis, Athens, Chapel Hill, and Portland.

  • Sep 8, 2014

A guide to separating the data from the generational cliche.

  • Sep 4, 2014

Is coal country suffering from what economists call the ‘resource curse’?

  • Aug 27, 2014

Is coal country suffering from what economists call the ‘resource curse’?

  • Aug 27, 2014

Where there’s a troubling shortage of young people.

  • Aug 25, 2014
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Ryan McCarthy is the assistant business editor at Washington Post overseeing Wonkblog and other digital projects. Previously, he was the deputy editor of Reuters.com, and the business editor of the Huffington Post. He's also a long-suffering Knicks fan.
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