Category Archives: promotion and publicity

The professional reporter in this brave new world

Professional journalism has never faced challenges like today’s, and we have never needed it more. If only one Australian was left unmoved by seeing Jacqui Lambie say goodbye to the Senate last week, or Penny Wong hear the news that … Continue reading

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Private money keeps the climate flame alive

Governments don’t want to talk about climate policy, but determined individuals are funding quality sources of information [9 June 2015 | Peter Boyer] Intangible and elusive, climate change slips past unnoticed. Like growing older, we only see it when it’s already passed.  We also … Continue reading

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An “angry summer” raises questions about leadership

It’s a 500 to 1 bet that Australia’s summer of extremes really is caused by human-induced warming, says climatologist Will Steffen. [12 March 2013 | Peter Boyer] After an anxious week of smoke and ash from a wildfire threatening my … Continue reading

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