MATT da SILVA

Journalism portfolio

 

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

August 2010

Does the iPad have what it takes to save the newspaper industry? Not yet.

Does the iPad have what it takes to save the newspaper industry? That's what Matthew da Silva asked a number of leading experts in the fields of digital media and mobile technology.

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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.

October 2011

Herb guru to spice up computing

With a background in produce distribution and marketing, Jan Vydra saw an opportunity to consolidate the herb industry and set out to build a business. He has been awarded 2011 Young Farmer of the Year, and plans to expand into IT services. Matthew da Silva reports.

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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 2010

Coaxing out the gene genie

A University of Western Sydney student with rare skills, Aiman Jajo, is using some cutting-edge technologies to find out which peach cultivars have the genes that are most suitable for exporting.

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

October 2010

Unlocking the riddles of the rhizosphere

A new fertiliser formula stimulates plants' chemistry to take from the soil what they need with no 'junk food for plants'. Profile of Adelaide-based Geomite Developments by Matthew da Silva.

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