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Brooklyn, NY
Freelance Journalist
As seen in:  Fast Company, Inc.
Covers:  Social Responsibility, Entrepreneurship, Startups, Venture Capital, Business Strategy, Management, Marketing, Social Media, Technology
Doesn't Cover: Business Books, Business Tips, Mompreneurs, Tech Reviews

Writer. Previously @Inc. I like to tweet interesting links on business, music, sports and TV/film. Opinions and witticisms all mine.

April Joyner's Biography

April Joyner is a journalist who writes about business, technology, and culture. Previously, she was a senior reporter at Inc. magazine. Originally from Norfolk, Virginia, she now lives in Brooklyn, New York.

April is a 2007 graduate of Yale University, where she majored in English, and the Columbia Publishing Course. Prior to working at Inc., she blogged and wrote features for FastCompany.com.

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I had a kiddie typewriter when I was little.

How is social media changing news?

It's revealing how the sausage is made.
Sep 29, 2014

Big Data missed the Ebola outbreak because it has an English-language bias. Hm. atfp.co/1vpWEEL h/t @madayo

Sep 29, 2014

Though w/r/t Detroit, there are certainly black folks involved in revitalization, as @oJaison points out. politico.com/magazine/story…

Sep 29, 2014

This is something I've wondered about re: new startup hubs: whether people of color are left out. politico.com/magazine/story…

Sep 29, 2014

@cindygallop @Besito86 So, reportedly, there was never a plan to have such a panel. Having no women would've been ridiculous.

Sep 29, 2014

@GeeDee215 also, I'm thinking the NYT doesn't hang its hat on its TV criticism. But if it were, say, EW, it'd hurt a lot more.

Sep 29, 2014

@GeeDee215 Judging by the NY Times, no, but it seems to me it should.

Sep 29, 2014

What's Monday w/o a laugh? RT @RyanNewYork: lol. RT @aurosan: One Direction is the closest thing we've had to The Beatles.

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