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Daryl Ilbury

Cape Town, South Africa
Freelance Science Journalist and Author — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, Health24

Journalist and writer; explores the complex interface of science, the media & human behaviour. Author of 'A Fox's Tale' and 'Tim Noakes: The Quiet Maverick'.

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Biography

I am a specialist in shaping public opinion. I am a former award-winning senior broadcaster and media analyst with over 30 years experience in the media. I am now a senior journalist, writer and author with over 250 bylines in Financial Times, Sunday Times, Saturday Star, Business Day, Mail &...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I came into journalism late in my media career - I had already been over 20 years as a broadcaster and columnist

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes

How is social media changing news?

It's giving a voice to those not qualified to be media specialists, to be 'specialists' in the media.