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So what do you do? I am the senior presenter of 101 East. Basically I host the 101 East programs and introduce our story of the week, and I also go ahead and do my own documentaries and investigations. How do you tend to find a story, or do they usually come to you? It is a total mix of all that. Sometimes, you meet someone on the way while we’re doing a story and they suggest a

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Words by Kyriaco Nikias Just over one hundred years ago, a Parisian audience descended into a riot between cultural factions at the premiere of Vaslav Nijinsky’s ballet The Rite of Spring at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. Last Friday in Adelaide at the opening night of The Australian Ballet’s performance of John Neumeier’s Nijinsky, the reaction could no

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Words by: Rob Lawry Artwork by: John Hargreaves Earlier this year (see On Dit 84.7), I wrote a piece about the then-upcoming reboot of the classic action/adventure series MacGyver. At the time of writing, all we had seen of the series was a trailer for a scrapped pilot episode, which was then being retooled under the direction of James Wan (Saw, Furious 7). The series has since premiered, airi

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Words by: Richard Matthews Netflix is a fantastic service for procrastination and education alike. I recently binge watched Kampen om tungtvannet or The Heavy Water Wars, a miniseries documenting the lives of key players during WWII over the procurement of deuterium oxide for the development of the Atomic Bomb. One of them was Werner Heisenberg, known famously for his uncertainty principle. T

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Words by: Jack Crawford, SRC General Councillor and Environment Officer elect The state government is proposing that South Australia become home to an international dump for high-level nuclear waste. This has been pushed by the Weatherill-initiated Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission. The Commission, which has drooled at its own speculations of fantastical profitability, is headed by Kevin Scar

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