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Joao-Pierre Ruth

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

Freelance editor, writing about #HyperLocalMarketing w/ @streetfightmag and business trends for @NJBmagazine & @SBLendingDaily. 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 — 1,830 followers, 3,919 tweets

Sep 13, 2017

Back at @Tanner_Smiths, been a while. Fond memories that include a smoky Old Fashioned.

Sep 13, 2017

On my way to see folks from @LendIt, @orchardplatform, @MoneyLion & others in online lending and fintech innovation.

Sep 13, 2017

Message me directly and I can get into specifics, thanks.

Sep 13, 2017

Working on a story on tight deadline; need expert input on application process for bank charter & issues that cause trouble for applicants.

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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.