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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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Jun 22, 2017

@NerdAlertTYT @SirBryanForrest @kimscorcher Good grief... in addition to the legal issues, this warps the effect of the story being told. Even terrible movies need to be what they are.

Jun 16, 2017

Bigger things are happening in the world; I won't let some bureaucratic nonsense with medical coding stop me.

Jun 16, 2017

cuz getting rushed to the ER in the middle of a December night & getting told "we have to take this out" was somehow ambiguous... 🤬

Jun 16, 2017

Starting birthday weekend with another "discussion" w/hospital on whether or not the emergency removal of my gallbladder was an "emergency."

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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.