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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 craggy 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 &...

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@darylilbury — 1,859 followers, 12,881 tweets

When a rifle is not just a rifle. An ER doctor who treated the #Parkland shooting explains what makes the the AR-15 so horrific  http://ow.ly/jDiE30iAEcB 
RT @NatashaBertrand: "How could a gunshot wound have caused this much damage?" What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Cha… https://t.co/C96T9f5GR8
RT @BodyForWife: This piece by @michaelianblack hits home. What changed for me was the love of a strong woman who showed me true str… https://t.co/vS72r8W4m6
@AndrewBloch @KFC_UKI @MetroUK @tedbyoung Credit where it’s due: recognise a mistake was made, take ownership of that mistake, assure customers the problem is being addressed, and add a dash of self-deprecation and naughty humour. Clever move on the part of #KFC, and I don’t even eat the stuff.
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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.