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Misha Ketchell

Misha Ketchell

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Misha Ketchell is Editor of The Conversation. He has been a journalist for more than 20 years and in previous roles he was founding editor of The Big Issue Australia and editor of Crikey, The Reader and The Melbourne Weekly. He worked for The Age as a reporter and feature writer and spent several years at the ABC where he was a TV producer on Media Watch and The 7:30 Report and an editor on The Drum.

What is public interest journalism? Providing reliable information to those who need it most

May 13, 2020 09:32 am UTC| Business

Before the arrival of the internet, most journalism was produced in pretty well-off advertising businesses. The proximity of money and public interest journalism was often a source of tension, but rarely rupture. Every now...

Australia doesn't protect free speech, but it could

Jun 07, 2019 15:50 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law

Because we are so saturated in American culture, very few Australians realise that free speech in this country isnt really a thing. It is not merely not protected its far worse than that. If you read any of the vast array...

Our Advancing Australia series is about starting a conversation about what really matters

Feb 25, 2019 04:46 am UTC| Insights & Views Politics

Follow the Advancing Australia series by subscribing to our daily newsletter, or following us on Instagram, Twitter of Facebook. These days its fashionable to take your politics with a heavy dash of cynicism. If...

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Economy

S. Korea to deliver $5.15-M assistance to 6 countries

South Korea will provide over $5 million to assist the emerging economies of Uganda, Kyrgyzstan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Colombia, and Haiti in helping deal with the COVID-19 pandemic and pursue digital and green development...

Portugal to speed up renewable hydrogen projects in polluting sectors

The Portuguese government has selected 37 consortiums interested in building production units of green energy in the country. Portugal is preparing an application to Europes Important Project of Common European Interest...

German automotive industry optimistic of export prospects

Export expectations in Germanys manufacturing sector rose in July to 6.9 points from the -2.2 in the previous month with the automotive industry among the most optimistic due to economic recovery in many...

German real GDP growth shrinks in Q2 2020, likely to rebound in Q3

Germanys real GDP shrank in the second quarter by 10.1 percent on a quarter-on-quarter basis. The fall was therefore slightly larger than consensus expectations of a decline of 9 percent. According to statisticians, all...

WTO to look into S. Korea-Japan trade feud

The World Trade Organizations dispute settlement body will set up a panel to probe South Koreas complaint against Japans export restrictions. The decision was put off for a month due to Tokyos opposition. South Korea...

Politics

Joe Biden: Former VP pushes for Congress to pass emergency housing package following expiration of unemployment benefits

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended millions of Americans financially, with those who rent their homes facing a tough living situation as well. Former vice president Joe Biden has now called on Congress to pass an emergency...

Barack Obama: Former POTUS criticizes Donald Trump's attempts at voter suppression in time for November elections

Former President Barack Obama has begun to openly take jabs at his successor, Donald Trump, especially as of late upon his opposition to mail in or absentee voting for the primaries and elections. During his speech at the...

Donald Trump: POTUS to accept Republican re-nomination in private convention

Donald Trump is facing reelection this year and is set to accept his partys renomination. However, it appears that Trump will be accepting the renomination in private as the upcoming Republican National Convention will not...

Donald Trump: POTUS says Dr. Anthony Fauci's explanation for COVID-19 surge is wrong

Donald Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci have often clashed over the past several months over the facts regarding the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Trump recently tried to contradict the infectious diseases expert once...

Science

NASA: Scientists warn about 'Bermuda Triangle in space' that could affect spacecraft carrying Perseverance Rover

NASA successfully launched its Perseverance Rover on its seven-month voyage to Mars to look for signs of life. However, prior to the launch, the agencys scientists have warned about a region in space dubbed as the Bermuda...

Mars mission: Scientist warns the only way to determine if there was life on Mars is to bring back samples

NASAs Perseverance Rover successfully launched into space today with the rover playing a big part in the preparation for future Mars missions. However, as the rovers objective is to search the Red Planet for signs of life,...

Donald Trump: POTUS defends use of hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 cure

As of now, there has yet to be a definite cure for COVID-19. However, Donald Trump continues to insist that the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine can be used as such. BBC reports that Trump defended the use of...

NASA: SpaceX to launch four astronauts to ISS in 2021 Crew-2 mission

Following the success of sending two astronauts to the International Space Station back in May, NASA and SpaceX will be teaming up again to send four astronauts to the ISS in 2021. The agency has announced who will be...

Technology

New iPads, iPhone 12, and MacBook with Apple Silicon packed in one October event?

Things just got way more interesting this week for anyone keeping tabs on Apple leaks. One of the most reliable leakers on Twitter reports more iPads are going to be released this year. Then, Apple seemingly confirmed that...

‘Red Dead Online’ Halloween Event features and special cosmetics leak online

Rockstar Games have recently been teasing fans with more updates to arrive on its online multiplayer game. While some upcoming content for Red Dead Online is already announced, others such as themed events are still under...

‘The Last of Us’ TV series might introduce Ellie’s mother, here’s why

With most fans likely finish playing the second The Last of Us game by now, they might be wondering what project to expect from Naughty Dog next. While a trilogy is still not set in stone, the post-apocalyptic saga...

PlayStation 5: Sony is releasing a limited number of units - Here's the pre-order details to ensure your reservation

PlayStation 5 is expected to arrive in a few months and gamers can already pre-order their unit before the exact release date is announced. Most gamers and even the retailers around the world are preparing for the launch...
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