Tech City's new Shields

Interesting interview with Joanna Shields, ex-Facebook and now chief executive of the Tech City Investment Organisation: “London has access to government through Westminster, you have the creative industries [and] you have the financial sector. You almost have Washington with government,…

Science journalism startups?

Some [tips for reluctantly entrepreneurial science journalists](http://scidevnet.wordpress.com/2011/06/27/tips-for-the-reluctantly-entrepreneurial-science-journalist/).It’s officially weird being quoted speaking at [a conference](http://www.wcsj2011.org/) you weren’t actually at.There’s a story here, and…

LeWeb: Startup Competition Finalists

Liveblogging: this post will be updated through the course of the session, and will be prone to error, omission and misunderstanding. You are warned… 😉 **1. **Paper.li I suspect most people reading this are familiar with this service. It turns…

Journalism From the Ashes?

In March, Hearst closed the 146-year-old Post-Intelligencer newspaper and dumped 140 of us onto the street in the depths of the recession. [What happened next?](http://safetynetseattle.blogspot.com/2009/11/seven-months-later-whats-happened-to.html)  For the majority, the story is pretty…