Bob Burton

Independent. Tasmanian. Investigative reporting.

Occasional updates when new articles - primarily on Tasmanian issues - are published.

Winner, 'Comment & Analysis', Tasmanian Media Awards 2015.
The judges stated "all [three articles] demonstrate deep knowledge of the subject, a commitment to research, fearless journalism, and clear and persuasive expression. The pieces covered ground familiar to many Tasmanians, but Bob’s careful and critical approach illuminated fresh perspectives, reminding us of the power of great print journalism."

Finalist, 'Best News Story', Tasmanian Media Awards 2016.

Author of Inside Spin: the dark underbelly of the PR industry, Allen & Unwin, 2007.

Co-author (with Nicky Hagar) Secrets & Lies: the anatomy of an anti-environmental PR campaign, Craig Potten Publishing (NZ)/Common Courage Press (US), 1999.

Co-author with David McKnight & Guy Pearse Big Coal: Australia's dirtiest secret New South Publishing, 2013.


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