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1 Sept 2022
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8

Van Badham on QAnon and the power of narrative persuasion

The Guardian columnist talks conspiracy theories, the state of modern political discourse, and why it’s not enough to counter fake news with facts.

The Story

01/09/22

3 min read

How Andrew Mueller pulled off one of the most interesting careers in journalism

The rock critic-turned-foreign correspondent reflects on a wild career—and shares his tips for those just starting out.

The Story

30/06/22

2 read

ABC journo Dan Ziffer turns boring into interesting

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

The Story

05/12/21

1 read

How narrative is transforming political campaigns

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

The Story

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.

The Story

14/11/21

1 read

Rewriting the story of pop's greatest hitmakers

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.

The Story

09/11/21

1 read

Mick Warner goes up against the biggest story in town

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

The Story

08/11/21

Why Australia needs more Indigenous-told stories

Rhianna Patrick knows the difference between Indigenous and non-Indigenous storytelling. White people would do well to know it too.

Ben Hart

31/10/21

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