The ABC’s much-loved Simon Marnie describes his work in radio as “a career of accidents”. VICTORIA YATES talks to him about working in the media industry. What is your current occupation? Presenter. Weekends 702 ABC Sydney and ABC NSW How did you get where you are today? I was at acting school when a friend passed […]
BY BRIM GARRETT @iusecomicsans Acts of terrorism in Australia are ‘inevitable’, a counter-terrorism expert and military strategist has warned. Dr David Kilcullen, a former Lieutenant Colonel in the Australian Army and counterinsurgency adviser to Gen. David Petraeus, commander of U.S. Forces in Iraq, also said that anyone who thinks the threat can be stamped out […]
Dave Faulkner is the singer/guitarist of legendary Australian band Hoodoo Gurus. He currently writes about music for The Saturday Paper. He chooses to write about alternative and relatively unheard of artists, introducing them to a broader audience. Two of his recent articles feature Melbourne post-punk act Gold Class and Newcastle producer Szymon. I had the pleasure of interviewing Dave this […]
Paola Totaro (@p_totaro) is an Australian freelance journalist living in London. She writes for numerous media organisations including Fairfax, News Corp, The Guardian, The Independent, the BBC and Tina Brown’s Women in the World in the New York Times. One of Paola’s powerful stories this year reveals the exploitation of immigrants working in the lucrative tomato industry in […]
BY AARON STREATFEILD @slazanom Avid gig goer, musician, podcaster and one of a select few journalists in Australia that write about music for a living – David James Young discusses the journey that led to his career in music journalism.