Bill Bennett on Muck Rack

Bill Bennett

Auckland, New Zealand
Journalist, Blogger, and Editor — Freelance

Not actually a geek, more a chronicler of geekdom. Still mainly a journalist, sometimes a blogger.

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Bill Bennett is an experienced editor and journalist specialising in technology and business.

In the past year he has written business and news features for the New Zealand Herald and a monthly technology column for NZ Business magazine. He has written for overseas titles including Computer Weekl...

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@billbennettnz — 8,166 followers, 68,774 tweets

Not only did NZ farmer use my story without permission, it included these words: "Stories published on this site are available to publishers for a fixed fee or a monthly subscription." 
@rmi Yes, I’ve had that. I’ve even had someone from a well-known local PR company pretend to have read my nonexistent Linkedin profile. You can probably guess which one.
Liar, liar... I don’t have a LinkedIn account. Haven’t had one for more than three years.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

University newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. For years. Sometimes wish I still used one.

How is social media changing news?

Not for the better.