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Evan Ratliff

editor of The Atavist and writer for Wired, The New Yorker and National Geographic

Evan Ratliff appears in the following:

Michael Grimm's Long and Rocky Road

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The New York Congressman has been indicted on 20 counts surrounding his time as a restaurateur. It's not the first time Grimm's business and political processes have come under investigation.

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Global Social Media Manhunts: All Fun and Games?

Friday, March 30, 2012

Tag Challenge is a worldwide social media manhunt taking place on March 31. Real people will act as the five thieves, and teams must use social media to track them down using nothing but their mugshots. J.R. deLara is the co-founder and project coordinator of the Tag Challenge. Evan Ratliff was the focus of "Vanish: Finding Evan Ratliff," a similar social media experiment sponsored by Wired in 2009.

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Informants and the FBI

Thursday, April 28, 2011

New Yorker contributor Evan Ratliff tells about the role of confidential informants in the FBI. His article “The Mark” is in the May 2 issue of the New Yorker.

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Atavist: A Place for Long-Form Interactive Journalism

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Is there a place for long-form journalism among the blogs and the tweets, the Tumblers and the YouTubes? In a world where people can get their news in 140 characters, how are deeply reported, several thousand word long articles supposed to survive? It was this very question that inspired Evan Ratliff, a freelance writer for Wired, The New Yorker, and National Geographic to create The Atavist. (Check out a promotional video after the jump.)

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