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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Australian Geographic is the nation's foremost geographical destination magazine.

January 2012

Archer Russell: Australia's unknown literary great

He literally wrote the book on solitary bushwhacking in the 20th century. Meet Archer Russell.

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

September 2009

Facebook defies negative spin

We've seen Facebook's remarkable growth statistics and we've read sceptical remarks in the media. But how do real people actually use Facebook? Matthew da Silva asks around.

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Ethical Investor sets the agenda, facilitates thought-leadership and builds audiences for Australian business and investors in the sustainability arena.

June 2011

Housing industry groans towards sustainability signals

There's a long way to go before the housing market matches the white goods industry in the simplicity, uniformity and visibility of green ratings. Cover story by Matthew da Silva.

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

March 2010

Oliver Reichenstein's prototypical vision for the plugged-in future of news

Swiss information architect Oliver Reichenstein introduced the attendees at last month's Media 2010 conference to tputh.com, a curated link mashup posing as a newspaper website. Matthew da Silva caught up with him.

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