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

Wonkblog has a rundown of the uneven drop in teen births.

  • Aug 20, 2014
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