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Late-night television's award-winning news program featuring anchors Juju Chang and Byron Pitts. For in-depth reporting on today's major news stories, to features, profiles, Nightline has the last word in live network news.
 
Benjamin Law and Beverley Wang host your end-of-week blitz on what everyone's watching and listening to right now. Featuring big-name interviews that go deep, and big thoughts on pop culture with your two smart friends — this is the show about how everything in your feed reflects – and affects – the world. Culture moves fast — so Stop Everything! and listen in.
 
Lisa Leong helps you navigate your way through the tough times, looking for the sunshine and the humanity in the world of work. From the quirky to the somewhat controversial, experts in the world of work and business share their ideas, experiments and fast fails, that you can apply to your own career. We’re cheaper than therapy and more fun than LinkedIn, think of us as your digital water cooler.
 
Download This Show is your weekly guide to the world of media, culture, and technology. From social media to gadgets, streaming services to privacy issues. Each week Marc Fennell and a team of people far smarter than him (his words, not ours) take a fun deep dive into how technology is reshaping our lives.
 
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Scott Morrison has a plan to end online trolling in Australia. A draft of the Government bill released yesterday would force social media companies to keep a record of their users' real identity, as well as overturn a recent High Court decision that ruled social platforms are legally publishers, for defamation purposes. So are those ideas any good?…
 
Dune director Denis Villeneuve discusses casting Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides and interpreting the Arabic and Islamic influences in Frank Herbert's original novel. Plus, the film's Australian cinematographer Greig Fraser explains why the desert sky is white, and fellow Aussie Ari Wegner, who shot Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog, talks ero…
 
Some of the toughest ‘anti-troll’ legislation in the world is to be introduced in Australia, so how will it work?Meanwhile, the estate of Lord of the Rings creator JRR Tolkien has successfully blocked a crypto-currency called JRR Token.Plus, 193 countries have adopted the first global agreement on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence and the US bl…
 
At least three students killed and eight people wounded in a deadly school shooting in Michigan. Police have arrested a 15-year-old student in connection with the shooting. The Omicron variant now spreading to 20 countries. The first accuser testifies in the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, the alleged accomplice of Jeffrey Epstein. Jury selection begin…
 
Times of war can both magnify and distort the human relationships that occur during that conflict. Sometimes those relationships endure after a war has ended. A new exhibition at the Victorian Shrine of Remembrance is an unblinking look at all the forms those relationships can take. It's called Lust, Love and Loss.…
 
As human populations expand into what was once the territory of wild animals, we've drastically altered their natural environment and living conditions. The dilemma of how we should consider and treat wild animals, has never been more difficult than it is right now. So how much should we intervene?
 
Supporters of e-cigarettes claim vaping is the easiest and most effective way for long-term smokers to kick the combustible habit and improve their long-term health outcomes. But the country’s health advice, and much of the research, remains opposed to allowing widespread access to e-cigarettes and new laws enforce that.…
 
US artist Doug Aitken looks to the future through the hyperconnected present, in New Era.|Plus, enter the studio of Robert Andrew, whose programmable machines imprint ochre residue and missing histories.And a real-life art thriller documentary centred around the 'lost Leonardo da Vinci'.
 
Sexual harassment and bullying are rife within Australian federal politics. That's the finding of a landmark report by the Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, based on anonymous interviews with hundreds of people employed in parliamentary workplaces. Kate Jenkins' inquiry was initiated back in February, when allegations came to light that…
 
As womens’ roles have changed so too have ideas about mothering , its appeal and challenges. Historian Carla Pascoe Leahy charts the way different generations of Australian mothers have responded to their role. From the stay-at-home mums of the post-war era to the contemporary mother trying to balance career and family, becoming a mother has always…
 
Australia has a larrikin tradition, stretching back to Ned Kelly and Henry Lawson. But, is a lot of what passes for larrikinism, a fabrication? Has it been used as a form of class cover: a disguise for those who aren’t genuine larrikins? Has this faux-persona been exploited by political leaders for electoral gain? Paul Barclay asks author Lech Blai…
 
What we know on the Omicron variant after the World Health Organization labeled it a COVID "variant of concern." The latest on the new confirmed cases, including some in Canada. The New York State Attorney General's office releases over nine hours of testimony in the investigation of sexual harassment allegations against the state's former governor…
 
Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill is now a jukebox musical. But how has this achingly personal collection of songs been transformed into a show about an American family coming apart at the seams? We ask the show's Oscar and Tony-winning writer, Diablo Cody.Also, we meet American playwright Will Arbery. His play Heroes of the Fourth Turning, la…
 
Planning a trip overseas or interstate in the not too distant future? As if things weren't tricky enough, we're back to even more uncertain times with the new variant of COVID-19. If you've already booked travel, or are planning to do so, how's it been for you? Whether it's negotiating tests, proving your vaccination status, border passes and other…
 
The Omicron variant of COVID-19 was only named on Friday, but it's already notorious. Even though there are still more questions about it than answers, the new variant is already wreaking havoc worldwide, as governments pre-emptively throw up borders and reintroduce restrictions in a bid to slow its spread. So what do we know about Omicron for sure…
 
Like other animals birds have adapted to living in cities. Lorikeets, powerful owls, cockatoos , brush turkeys and white ibis are just some of the birds who've learned to live in the suburbs. And to befriend the humans who feed them. Our understanding of urban birds is greatly enhanced by the citizen scientists who observe and record their numbers …
 
Scottish crime writer Val McDermid's new book, 1979, is the beginning of a new series inspired by her own experience as a newspaper journalist in the 1970s and 80s.Also, to celebrate International Day of People With Disability we have some recommendations for speculative fiction novels that centre disabled characters, and…
 
Defence force veterans have much higher rates of suicide than the rest of the population. Today marks the start of public hearings for a royal commission that will seek to reveal the root causes behind these higher rates. Life Matters hears from two veterans who are using their expertise to help other veterans and serving personnel. Listeners also …
 
Scottish crime writer Val McDermid's new book, 1979, is the beginning of a new series inspired by her own experience as a newspaper journalist in the 1970s and 80s.Also, to celebrate International Day of People With Disability we have some recommendations for speculative fiction novels that centre disabled characters, and…
 
This pandemic is far from over, with scientists scrambling to get a handle on the Omicron variant as governments worldwide throw up hard borders. Nevertheless, countries from around the world are already starting to prepare for the next one, with a meeting underway today to potentially thrash out a new pandemic treaty. So what options are on the ta…
 
Climate change has landed us in a collective action dilemma – a situation where cooperation would benefit us all, but conflicting individual interests keep getting in the way. How can we, as individuals, enlarge our sense of self to the point where the broader community – national and global – is more than just an abstraction? And is “we-mode” reas…
 
At the turn of the 20th Century, a teenage military cadet and budding poet began a correspondence with Rainer Maria Rilke. The young man expected some guidance and criticism from the great German poet but received something far greater: instructions on love and solitude, beauty and art, spirituality and life. Almost 100 years on, two grand dames of…
 
We tend to think of tax as dull, but in a new book Michael Keen, deputy director of the fiscal affairs department at the International Monetary Fund and Joel Slemrod, professor of economics at the University of Michigan argue that the history of tax is not only rich and colourful, but holds important lessons for dealing with some of our greatest ch…
 
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