MATT da SILVA

Journalism portfolio

 

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

January 2012

Man in the middle

Ethical Investor salutes Nathan Fabian, CEO of the Investor Group on Climate Change Australia/New Zealand, for a tough yet rewarding year of high-profile public debate. Fabian won the magazine's Erik Mather Sustainability Champion Award.

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Australian Farm Journal, a Rural Press publication, was the nation's farm business magazine. The final issue was published in June 2012.

September 2011

Wheat quality rewards good for pools

Wheat quality rewards programs have returned as a promotional tool for pool operators. And for cash purchases prices are set based on meeting different grade specs. So is the wheat industry serious about lifting grain quality or are rewards a marketing gimmick? Matthew da Silva investigates.

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

September 2010

Knowledge maketh the man

Having fallen out with the Liberal Party, Guy Pearse is now thinking about converting a broad knowledge of climate science and federal politics into a career with the Greens. Profile by Matthew da Silva.

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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

Bloggers beware of unfair dealing

Will scraping erode the future of news? It's about time, after all, to think about what will happen when the paywalls go up.

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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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