Big Ideas - Ep 85 - Lowy Institute: Public Knowledge Forum: Nature of Journalism
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world. From major public speeches to intimate bookshop conversations, Big Ideas puts you in the front row.
Big Ideas - Ep 86 - Paul Barry: Sex, Lies And The Murdoch Succession
RN's Paul Barclay interviews Paul Barry about his new book at Brisbane Powerhouse. Barry is excellent at explaining the exercise of Murdoch's extraordinary power & the supine nature of the politicians who feared & needed him.
Big Ideas - Ep 17 - Shortcuts - David Petrarca, Benjamin Law & Peter Robb
HBO & the best ever TV with director David Petrarca; Art & Crime with Peter Robb; & being gay in 7 countries with Ben Law- that's a broad description of what we've got on offer from the Perth Writers Festival in this episode.
Big Ideas - Ep 19 - Shortcuts - Activism v Slacktivism / Geniuses
Activism vs 'Slacktivism' is activism now strictly confined Facebook posts & online petitions?, NRA president David Keene on gun control - or lack thereof, & Prof Glenn Wilson discusses the thin line between genius & madness.
Big Ideas - Ep 23 - Shortcuts - Highways to a War - Adelaide Writers Festival
Highways to a War: Christopher Koch, Peter Robb, Tom Keneally, Ross McMullan, Scott Westerfeld - each writer reading their works, stories from different fronts in different countries & decades, chaired by Peter Goldsworthy.