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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.

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi (Image: Reuters/Max Rossi)

Victoria's leaked road map, more arrests, Berlusconi has the roni

In Virus Watch, the 'leaked' road map for lifting Victoria's restrictions, policing lockdown protesters, high-profile European cases, and more of the latest updates.

'Bad for democracy': Facebook's news ban could leave only the garbage behind

If — and it's still a big if — Facebook carries out its threat, it will hurt Australians much more than it will hurt itself.

Victorian Greens leader Samantha Ratnam (Image: AAP/James Ross)

State of emergency extended, COVID-19 fuels authoritarianism, Trump adviser backs herd immunity

Victoria's state of emergency has been extended, DFAT warns of a rise in authoritarianism, and Sydney's New Year's Eve fireworks are likely to be cancelled.

Facebook's vice president of global news partnerships Campbell Brown

Tips and Murmurs: Zuckerberg snubs Australia ... the dead tweet ... Leigh delivers a CEO bonus knockout

Facebook turns on the Australian media, while a former presidential candidate is tweeting from beyond the grave!

Ahad Nabi addressing the Christchurch terrorist during his sentencing hearing (Image: AAP/John Kirk-Anderson)

After Christchurch: the culture that created evil remains hiding in plain sight

The Christchurch terrorist has been sentenced to life in prison, after a cathartic sentencing hearing. But the landscape that allowed the killers' ideas to enter the mainstream remains.

Usain Bolt (Image: EPA/Franck Robichon)

Virus worse for poor Victorians, vaccine watch, Usain Bolt tests positive

Not even Usain Bolt can run from the coronavirus. Plus more of the latest COVID-19 news from Australia and around the world.

Millionaire Mark Simonds and his family were given an exemption to Queensland's border restrictions and allowed to travel into the state on their yacht (Image: Supplied)

COVID-19 rules have always been for the many — not the few

It's a tough time for some, but if you're rich or famous or have friends in high places it's all good: the rules just don't apply.

US Health Secretary Alex Azar (centre) and US President Donald Trump announcing a new coronavirus treatment has received authorisation from regulators (Image: ABACAPRESS/Stefani Reynolds)

Victoria's lockdown is working, Parliament returns, US backs plasma treatment

Restrictions have tightened again in Queensland, but the seven-day average in Victoria is decreasing. Plus more of the day's COVID-19 news.

A pharmacist gives Jennifer Haller, left, the first shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The government says it has a vaccine 'deal': what happens next?

The mood around the possibility of a vaccine is now increasingly positive, but experts warn there are still plenty of obstacles to come.

Tony Shepherd (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Tips and Murmurs: Shepherd's pie ... Canavan channels Breitbart ... PMC's trust issues

The history of the government's Snowy Hydro pick, weird units in the senate love the weird units in the media, and the NDIS watchdog scrambles to fill the gaps.

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