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Kishor Napier-Raman

Reporter

Kishor Napier-Raman — Reporter

Kishor joined the Crikey team as a journalist in 2018.

Is the Morrison government going to rewrite streaming laws?

Is the Morrison government going to rewrite streaming laws?

With Howard-era streaming regulation on the chopping block, experts are asking how the government will settle archaic broadcasting laws that have allowed Netflix to thrive.

Winning the hearts, minds (and pockets) of doctors

Winning the hearts, minds (and pockets) of doctors

If Novo Nordisk is to fulfil the potential of its anti-obesity drug Saxenda, it needs more doctors to have a new understanding of how obesity really works. And to prescribe. Again and again.

The commercial bet on obesity designed to ‘create the market’

The commercial bet on obesity designed to ‘create the market’

The race to find a pharmacological way to combat obesity is on — and in addition to financial pressures, it has proven devilishly difficult to make an obesity drug that is effective, safe and works at scale, across a population.

Is obesity a 'disease'? And, if it is, who wins?

Is obesity a 'disease'? And, if it is, who wins?

Getting doctors and medical bodies to classify obesity as a 'disease' would be a huge win for pharmaceutical companies. Here's how they're trying to do just that.

Obesity, politics, money and a company called Novo Nordisk

Obesity, politics, money and a company called Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk wants to change the way Australians think about obesity. And if it is successful, it could make a killing.

Why Sydney's climate emergency is an example of action from below

Why Sydney's climate emergency is an example of action from below

As national governments continue to drag their feet and prop up dying fossil fuel industries, climate action will rely on action from local governments.

Protection from ‘on high’

Protection from ‘on high’

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who will guard the guards? For centuries, the Catholic church has been self-policing, but now there are those fighting for reform.

Martyn Iles, the youthful face of the Christian right

Martyn Iles, the youthful face of the Christian right

Martyn Iles stepped in when GoFundMe dropped Israel Folau's campaign. Who is the new face of the Australian Christian Lobby?

Can Labor actually expel John Setka?

Can Labor actually expel John Setka?

Labor leader Anthony Albanese wants John Setka gone but the long-time union boss has vowed to fight any attempt to expel him from the ALP in court. What happens next?

Dutton's record of defying doctors grows longer

Dutton's record of defying doctors grows longer

For years, doctors and medical groups have raised concerns about the treatment of asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island. For years, they have been ignored.