Dr Sally Young, author of Paper Emperors: The Rise of Australia's Newspaper Empires, chats to Dylan and Kulja about her latest book. Plus, Associate Professor Dave Nichols drops in for his monthly urban history segment. This time he'll be exploring the idea of piazzas in the CBD, and how councils are searching for ways to improve amenity.

Playlist for The Grapevine – 25 March 2019
  • How Far Is Spaced-Out?Lonnie Holley
  • Blood Of An AmericanBobby Wright
  • Daylight MattersCate Le Bon
  • DetournementDeerhunter
  • Definitely Infrared Radiation SicknessUranium Club
  • Lynx CandleSlag Queens
  • Mr BlameThe UV Race
  • BrilhantinaRenata Rosa
  • Stimulus for LivingDrahla
  • One Hundred YearsThe Cure
  • BossLittle Simz
  • Kebab SpiderSleaford Mods
  • Live BaitSkydeck
  • Never Not ThatSkydeck
  • Mystery of an Asian PortParachute
  • Love PreludeSam Irl & Dusty
  • Saints and SagesMark Renner

About this program

Putting local issues in a global context, including weekly insights into our cities, democracy, rights, culture, energy and environment. All stitched together with a mixtape of music.

Regular guests and segments include: urban planning and history with Assoc/Prof David Nichols; Cam Walker's eco-update; Guardian Australia reporter Benita Kolovos on Victorian state politics; Jeff Sparrow on politics, society, and everything in between; freedom of information correspondent Petra Stock, and live music.

Program theme: Hugh Masekala's Grazing in the Grass

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.