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Kishor Napier-Raman — Reporter

Kishor Napier-Raman

Reporter

Before joining Crikey in 2018, Kishor was an editor at Honi Soit, an intern at The Sydney Morning Herald, and a legal reporter for Justinian. He has degrees in arts and law from the University of Sydney.

Public housing tower in North Melbourne (Image: AAP/James Ross)

'People would have starved': how young volunteers saved Melbourne's towers

With officials failing to provide adequate food or care to people living in COVID-19 lockdown of public housing in Melbourne, the job of looking after the community fell to young volunteers.

Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani (Image: AAP/Cameron Laird)

Tips and Murmurs: Adani's war on journalism ... News Corp boss delivers a word salad ... Anti-vax boost for Silicon Valley

Adani comes out swinging against an article that hasn't been published, Silicon Valley cashes in on anti-vaxxers, and other tips from the Crikey bunker.

Alan Jones (Image: Sky News Australia)

Tips and Murmurs: Ayn Rand Institute gets handout ... Lowy's pro-Kremlin line ... funky figures from Sky

Thank heavens the public purse is so open for the well-connected, and the sky's the limit for Fox's Sky News numbers — well they couldn't get much lower.

(Image: AAP/James Ross)

Sorry Dan, pandemics need clear messages, not media massages

Victoria's leaders left a lot to be desired in letting their citizens know about the lockdowns. Playing media management games showed a serious lack of respect and compassion.

(Image: AAP/James Ross)

Tips and Murmurs: Tower residents starved ... Lyle Shelton's new book ... The Walkley Award for ratios

Melbourne's community tower residents continue to suffer under lockdown, and remember Lyle Shelton? He's back, in book form.

Tips and Murmurs: Byelection fake news in the Tele ... more Hanson bile ... racing continues despite lockdown

Conservative lawyers rally for Heydon, while conspiracies and fake news abound in Eden-Monaro. Plus other tips and murmurs from the Crikey bunker.

Police direct a roadblock in Broadmeadows, Melbourne (Image: AAP/Daniel Pockett)

Victoria's lockdown begins, SA vaccine trial, and US hoards coronavirus drug

The latest on Melbourne's lockdowns, states borders and more of the latest coronavirus news

Michael Shellenberger (Image: Wikimedia)

News Corp's newest climate convert is a career contrarian

The 'energy expert' (who has no formal scientific qualifications) says he wants to blow 'hysteria and alarmism' away — but with fans and followers like his, that's blowin' in the wind.

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Afghanistan: Australia's longest war has lost so much and achieved so little

In a campaign that's cost Australia close to $10b, we've lost 41 lives and gained allegations of unlawful killings and war crimes.

(Image: AAP/Stefan Postles)

COVID's silver lining: flu deaths down and likely to stay down

Australians have taken good hygiene to heart — social distancing, handwashing and getting the flu vaccine have had a huge effect.