Across our screens today:

  • What’s the best country for startups? This graph compares barriers to entrepreneurship in different countries.
  • The impact of the BP oil spill will be minimal, according to a WSJ article. “If anything,” the says one economist in the article, “U.S. GDP could gain slightly from it.” The article takes it as another sign that GDP may not be such a great economic indicator after all.
  • The Fiscal Times aggregates all the most important reports on state and local budget woes in recent days.
  • The rise of the social media industry: Slate’s “The State of Social Media Jobs 2010”.
  • State auditor to begin investigating CGI contracts.

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