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Another national op-ed discourages moving to Austin

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In the second anti-Austin op-ed published on a national news site within a couple of weeks, Bloomberg columnist Conor Sen writes, "Young and ambitious? Move to New York, not Austin."

Despite the headline, the story is more praise of low New York rent than a diss toward Austin life like what Brett Adler published in Business Insider last month.

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'Miss me with that': Austinite responds to California man's scathing review of the city

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Editor's Note: Joah Spearman is the founder and CEO of Localeur, a local travel startup that shares local recommendations in more than 185 cities around the world. He recently published "An Open Letter to a New Austinite," a guide on what a newcomer needs to know about Austin. The following is his personal response to the negative op-ed published by Californian Brett Alder in Business Insider reviewing his stay in Austin. Views are his alone and do not reflect the views of Austonia.

Yes, I've read it. I rolled my eyes repeatedly as person after person brought a certain Business Insider article to my attention last week. Heavy sigh.

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