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Fergal Gallagher

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Producer, Newsgathering — ABC News
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Fergal is a multimedia journalist writing about news, technology and the start-up sector. He is currently working on a project in Social Semantic Journalism at DERI, which aims to provide journalists with tools that will help them use social media more effectively in their work. Fergal ha...

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Nov 22, 2017

"The winners will focus on what makes them relevant to an empowered somebody." @marklittlenews on the future of personalized news and his vision for his new company NevaLabs https://t.co/iyI90mt1Zp

Nov 22, 2017

"The winners will focus on what makes them relevant to an empowered somebody." @martlittle on the future of personalized news and his vision for his new company NevaLabs https://t.co/iyI90mt1Zp

Nov 21, 2017

@Tom_El_Rumi @KrisMul @ABC Ha ha, one or two were hard to read but think I got most of ‘em

Nov 21, 2017

RT @Ginger_Zee: Will certainly feel like the holidays with subfreezing wind chills on Thanksgiving from Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Frede…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Intern at Irish Independent newsdesk

Have you ever used a typewriter?

For fun, but not really, I'm only a young fella.

How is social media changing news?

It's making it more instant. Also it's giving journalists access to a multitude of new sources. Audiences now expect shorter snappier news.