Ryan Jacobs

Deputy Editor, Pacific Standard

Deputy Editor, Pacific Standard 

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Pacific Standard, known for its global and in-depth coverage of social and environmental issues, will officially shut down in mid-August.

Financial backer of Pacific Standard magazine abruptly pulls the plug

Pacific Standard, known for its global and in-depth coverage of social and environmental issues, will officially shut down in mid-August.

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