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September 27, 2005

Talking heads

Who are the top 100 public intellectuals in the world? Foreign Policy magazine has teamed up with the UK's Prospect magazine to provide their top 100 suggestions. It includes Jean Baudrillard, Peter Singer, Jared Diamond and the new Pope. Germaine Greer is there, as is Camille Paglia. Christopher Hitchens even makes the cut. Who isn't there? See for yourself at You can vote too.
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December 08, 2004

Airing your opinions

You've read the opinion pages and think you could do better. You know you could do better -- you're already composing a thoughtful piece in rebuttal in your head. So how do you get to have your say outside of the letters pages? Take some tips from Andrew Leigh, an economist at ANU, who has a piece in Australian Policy Online on how to get published as a pundit. It's at he covers writing, placing, pitching the idea and follow up tips.
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November 15, 2004

Easier now

The search for a quotable quote just got easier with the launch of expertguide. It's at Journalists can use it to find sources and contacts from universities, research centres and institutes, organisations and associations and businesses. The site is funded by the organisations who want to include their experts on the site. The site currently has 1500 listings, mainly from Queensland, though the service aims to cover other states as well.
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