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Ned Donovan

London, England
Freelance Journalist and Reporter — Freelance, The Mail on Sunday
Covers:  british politics, video games, history, video games, social media, reddit, internet news, consumer technology, investigative journalism

Mail on Sunday reporter and “noted primogeniture nerd.” Formerly a rural Wyoming journalist. Email tips to Views own etc.

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Last year I dropped out of University and participated in a few bizarre jobs. A few months later I realised I had done some internships at GQ and WIRED and thought I could give writing online another shot.

The Kernel took me in, and since then I have stayed there and now also write for The Daily ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I was an intern for GQ, I did very little and got paid very little.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, if I remember correctly I typed the following "lknsfklnfkj..;adkjd"

How is social media changing news?

It allows news to be so much more instant, it also takes away the role of gatekeeper from outlets and gives it to the user.