Pacific Standard provides a unique perspective and insight into the social, political, and economic forces defining the world today. With an emphasis on fact-based, research-driven content; the magazine publishes fresh, compelling articles on the global economy, environmental issues, education, and health penned by foremost journalists, scholars, and subject matter experts. Pacific Standard is essential reading for policymakers, thought leaders, and influential audiences interested in the latest innovation and ingenuity shaping research, industry, and global policy.
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Pacific Standard is an arm of the nonprofit Miller-McCune Center for Research, Media and Public Policy, we are supported by a combination of grants and advertising revenue. Our major contributor to date has been SAGE Publications, an international publisher of academic journals and textbooks founded by Sara Miller McCune.
May 17, 2011 — Miller-McCune Names Maria Streshinsky as Editor in Chief
Folio honors our commitment to long-form journalism.
The Los Angeles Times describes us as a “bright and earnest new student.”
- The American Society of Journalists and Authors named Wendee Nicole Holtcamp’s “Did Tap Water Kill Lou Gehrig?” first-place winner in the science category. Linda Marsa’s “Weaponizing Mosquitoes to Fight Tropical Diseases” received an honorable mention in the June Roth Article Award.
- Michael Luongo’s piece, “Ground Zero as Dark Tourist Site” has won two awards: a gold from the Society of American Travel Writers in the Cultural Tourism category, a silver from the North American Travel Journalists Association in the area of historical or hobby travel.
- Miller-McCune.com received the silver award in Folio‘s 2010 Eddie & Ozzie Awards for News/Commentary/General Interest website.
- UTNE Independent Press Award 2009 in the category of science/technology coverage. Nominated for 2010 awards in general excellence and science/technology coverage, and in 2011 for science/technology.
- One of Library Journal’s 10 Best Magazines in 2008
- The Society of Environmental Journalists awarded Valerie Brown its 2009 award for Outstanding Explanatory Reporting in Print for her Miller-McCune article “Environment Becomes Heredity.”
- One of Magazine Industry News’ “Hottest Launches of 2008″
- The American Association of University Professors in 2011 awarded Beryl Lieff Benderly its Iris Molotsky Award for Coverage in Higher Education prize for her article “The Real Science Gap.”