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SBS journalist and social news hound Rhiannon Elston zeroes in on the topics of the day.
15 May 2013 | 14:36
Unless you count a few high school detentions, I have never been locked
up, so I wasn't sure what to expect from the marathon six hour media
lock-in for the federal budget in Canberra.
Luckily for me, the team of SBS staffers based at our Parliament House bureau are nothing less than consummate professionals who were able to walk me through the process. Here's how it went down:
22 January 2013 | 16:27
Australians with a vested interest in stronger governmental transparency
and free speech could have another voting option in the upcoming federal
24 December 2012 | 12:44
As the year winds down and holidays kick in for most, it's as good a
time as any to catch up on all those longform stories you tweeted,
talked or heard about but never got around to finishing.
So for my last Rhi-Tweet for 2012, here's a crowd-sourced list of the year's best #longreads, in no particular order:
14 December 2012 | 12:33
British media outlet the Guardian has announced plans to
shortly kill off its Facebook-integrated social reader, a little more than a
year after it first launched in September, 2011.
11 December 2012 | 9:25
It should have been a vote to celebrate a hero, but the furore over the
Guardian's 'Person of the Year' competition has put two very different
individuals in the limelight for all the wrong reasons.