Martin McKenzie-Murray
is The Saturday Paper’s chief correspondent.

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news June 03, 2017

What we've learnt from Schapelle Corby

While Australians made Schapelle Corby a celebrity following her conviction, the media’s discovery that interest had since waned didn’t avoid an unedifying spectacle.

news May 27, 2017

Making sense of the Sydney siege

The coronial inquiry into the Sydney siege finds mistakes made in awarding Man Haron Monis bail, and police tactics in need of review.

news May 20, 2017

The lessons of the WannaCry cyber attack

The global WannaCry cyber attack reveals the vulnerability of our networked computer systems, and the disastrously risky practices of Western intelligence services.

news May 06, 2017

The misguided bans on men's rights film ‘The Red Pill’

Calls to ban a controversial film about men’s rights activists serve only to lend a substandard work gravitas.

news April 29, 2017

What happened on Manus Island

Peter Dutton’s reckless characterisation of the cause of gunfire on the Manus Island camp only serves to inflame tensions.

news April 22, 2017

Government dismisses shootings on Manus Island

With numerous shots fired at the Manus Island detention centre, the danger to detainees and Australian staff has become undeniable to all but the Australian government.

news April 22, 2017

The promise of renowned neurosurgeon Charlie Teo

For some brain cancer patients, Charlie Teo is seen as a final ray of hope who’s willing to tackle so-called inoperable tumours. But to many of his neurosurgeon peers, the myths far outweigh the miracles.

news April 08, 2017

Filming ‘Chauka’ at Manus Island's detention facilities

A collaboration between a journalist held on Manus Island and a filmmaker in Holland shows life in detention in all its stark monotony.

news April 01, 2017

Pete Evans and the rejection of science

As a celebrity chef, Pete Evans has enjoyed enormous success. But now the man who celebrated the paleo diet is using his profile to further peddle his distrust of science.

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