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Daniel Fitzsimmons

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Reporter @dgazette. Co-founder of Samwell Leather Co. Wanna squab?dfitzsimmons@dailygazette.net or 518-852-9605.

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Daniel Fitzsimmons is a reporter for Straus News' three newsweeklies in Manhattan; Our Town, Our Town Downtown and the West Side Spirit.

Prior to that he was the managing editor of the Advertiser News North and Advertiser News South, two newsweeklies in Straus' community newsgroup.

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Jun 29, 2017

@r_j_anderson Of course, but that was never my objection to your piece. Regardless, thanks for engaging.

Jun 29, 2017

@r_j_anderson He wasn't saying fire this generation of trainers and go back to how it used to be. He was saying they could learn something.

Jun 29, 2017

@r_j_anderson That's not what he was saying. He was saying bring in some of the older trainers to impart their wisdom to younger trainers.

Jun 29, 2017

@r_j_anderson Sure...but that's what Ron was saying. And he had an idea about how to do that. So you basically echoed him while dismissing him.

Jun 29, 2017

@r_j_anderson Like, what? Slow your roll man. I'm not saying he's right but you just hand waved him off as if what he was saying was silly.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelancer for an alt-newsweekly in Albany called Metroland.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, when I was a kid before my family bought a computer.

How is social media changing news?

Social media took the legacy gatekeepers of news out of the equation.