MATT da SILVA

Journalism portfolio

 

My news stories, feature articles and opinion pieces have appeared in a range of niche, industry and general interest publications. Refresh the page for a different selection of stories.

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The National Times was relaunched in 2009 and features analysis, commentary and opinion from Fairfax Media's established print and online mastheads.

February 2010

The iPad may alter the landscape for news producers

Tech fans were on the edge of their seats as Thursday's anticipated news of Apple's new tablet device approached the desktop and the laptop.

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Good Fruit and Vegetables is a publication of Rural Press, Australia's largest publisher of regional and agricultural news and information.

March 2011

Veges feel the squeeze

A Sydney researcher whose 2008 study revealed as inaccurate estimates of the number of vegetable farms operating on the urban fringes says their numbers are likely to continue falling due to simple economics.

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Anthill magazine was launched in 2003 to cater for demand for entertaining business news.

November 2009

Sydney cafes seeking edge with extra bytes

Cafes and other physical retail businesses aren't generally thought to be reliant on high-tech gadgets. But as Matthew da Silva discovers over one too many espressos, wherever hot milk signals profitability, a house laptop is never far away.

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Good Fruit and Vegetables is a publication of Rural Press, Australia's largest publisher of regional and agricultural news and information.

September 2011

SA stalwart honoured

Cherry grower Bill Bishop was awarded life membership to Cherry Growers Australia at the recent National Cherry Conference in Adelaide.

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Fiercely independent, New Matilda is an Australian website for news, analysis and satire.

March 2012

New Laws Target Wikileaks

As Julian Assange tilts at the Senate, new laws have been passed that will make it harder for organisations like Wikileaks to operate legally - and there are more to come, writes Matthew da Silva.

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