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Interview with Bill Birnbauer

Bill Birnbauer is a known for his career as an investigative journalist for The Age. He talks to Matt Smith about his transition to a 'hackademic' in this Life After Journalism podcast.

Bill Birnbauer is a former investigative reporter for The Age, and has occupied various positions at the paper, from journalist to editor.

In 1996 he led a team that won a Walkley Award covering the Port Arthur massacre. He has made two hour-long documentaries, one for the ABC, one for SBS.

He is now a senior lecturer in journalism at Monash University. You can follow him on Twitter: @BillBirnbauer.

This podcast is the sixth episode of Life After Journalism, a series of interviews with former journalists.

Matt Smith is a Master of Global Communications student at La Trobe University, and is upstart’s co-editor. You can follow him on Twitter: @nightlightguy.

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