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Fergal Gallagher

New York City
Producer, Newsgathering — ABC News
Covers:  social media, journalism, new media, sport, future of journalism, technology, irish politics, startups

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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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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.