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Joao-Pierre Ruth

Covers:  Tech startups, Investing, Media, Entertainment, Business, Technology

Freelance editor, writing about #HyperLocalMarketing w/ @streetfightmag; local business trends & topics for @NJBmagazine. I also LARP & make crème brulee.

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I have written about startups and investors in the New York scene, as well as publicly traded entertainment and media companies.

After more than thirteen years as a business reporter in New Jersey, I joined the ranks of Xconomy serving first as a correspondent and then as editor for its New York ...

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@jpruth — 1,833 followers, 3,904 tweets

Jul 27, 2017

It's never a good look when everyone at your mixer is sitting down staring blankly into the middle distance...

Jul 26, 2017

@ReignOfApril See... that right there is what my Mom was always afraid would happen with amusement park rides.

Jul 24, 2017

Do I have any SME lending experts in my network? Need some input pronto for a story. Thanks.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Intern, then staff writer for a business newspaper in New Jersey.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I started writing before the invention of the InterWebs.

How is social media changing news?

Sadly, it has meant people do not look for information themselves. They ask friends to "interpret" news for them.