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30 Jun 2022
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11
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How Andrew Mueller pulled off one of the most interesting careers in journalism Podcast Art & Science

The rock critic-turned-foreign correspondent explains how he pulled off one of the most interesting careers in journalism—and shares his tips for those just starting out.

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30/06/22

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Writing behind bars: browse 220 years' worth of prison newspapers Art & Science

It may not be your standard summer reading. But this collection of prison newspapers from 1800-2020 offers a compelling insight into human creativity.

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30/04/22

3 min read

Margaret Atwood on storytelling as a tool of tyrants Art & Science

Long before Putin convinced Russians he needed to liberate Ukraine of Nazis, author Margaret Atwood was observing how the powerful used stories as a tool to oppress.

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18/04/22

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The three secret language rules you obey without realising Art & Science

Ever wondered why politicians flip-flop but never flop-flip? It’s just one of the obscure language rules you didn’t know you knew.

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22/02/22

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ABC journo Dan Ziffer turns boring into interesting Podcast How To

The subtle art of getting people to pay attention to things they’d rather not.

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05/12/21

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How narrative is transforming political campaigns Podcast

Stephen Donnelly watched Obama use storytelling to win the US election. What happened next could change the course of Australian politics.

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29/11/21

How Sarah Dolan made one of Australia’s most successful podcasts

Just because you don’t know what a podcast is doesn’t mean you can’t make one.

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14/11/21

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Rewriting the story of pop's greatest hitmakers Podcast

They dominated the charts for years, but the songwriting trio behind Kylie Minogue and Rick Astley were never taken seriously. Podcaster Matthew Denby is here to correct the record.

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09/11/21

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Mick Warner goes up against the biggest story in town Podcast

Mick Warner tells the stories the AFL would rather keep behind closed doors.

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08/11/21

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Four TED Talks that will make you a better storyteller How To Art & Science

Got an internet connection? You got yourself a crash course in storytelling, care of these wisdom-imparting videos.

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01/11/21

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