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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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Jul 20, 2017

@sportingtimes Hi, I'm with ABC News. Did your photographer take this photo? If so, can we use it on all ABC platforms and partners?

Jul 20, 2017

@Matt_Stanek12 Hi, I'm with ABC News. Did you take these photos? If so can we use them on all ABC platforms and partners with credit to you?

Jul 20, 2017

@sabesfan12 Hi, I'm with ABC News. Did you shoot this video? If so, can we use it on all ABC platforms and partners with credit to you?

Jul 20, 2017

@Tayloeness Thanks Shirley, can you send me the other pictures? My email is in my profile.

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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.