Bill Bennett on Muck Rack

Bill Bennett

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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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Biography

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."  https://twitter.com/billbennettnz/status/954090019098058754 
@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. https://t.co/uklLzrPdQx
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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.