Marshall Kirkpatrick's Top Stories

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  1. The 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking is live!
    Download the full report here. Welcome to the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking. It has been almost three years since the last Startup Ecosystem Report was released in November 2012, and since then the startup sector has grown at a booming pace. The...
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  2. Rebuttal to The NYRB’s Article on NYT Nail Salon Series
    Below is a letter sent to The New York Review of Books by Times editors in response to “What the ‘Times’ Got Wrong About Nail Salons” - “To the editors of The New York Review of Books: This is in response to Richard Bernstein’s 3,000-word rebuttal...
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  3. Freelancer Labor Rights - The Atlantic
    Business Freelancers of the World, Unite! Millions of workers now go it alone—who will provide them with basic labor protections? Sebastiaan ter Burg / Flickr We noticed that you have an AD BLOCKER ENABLED Please consider disabling it for our...
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  4. How J-School Did and Did Not Prepare Me to Report Abroad
    Every time I have traveled and no matter how hard or long I’ve prepared, I am always humbly reminded that one can never get fully ready for an experience abroad. I was slapped with this reality yet again when I arrived in Mukono, Uganda, to spend...
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  5. NPR releases open source social media tools for newsrooms
    The helpful folks at NPR have released a collection of fully customisable, open source tools to help journalists create visually engaging images for social media. The tools – called Quotable, Factlist and Waterbug – were announced last night by...
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