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Spectrum: A 7NEWS Podcast
Spectrum: A 7NEWS Podcast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Aug 17, 2022
Taken For Ransom in Somalia trailer
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Aug 11, 2022
Taken For Ransom in Somalia
In 2008, Australian photojournalist Nigel Brennan and Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout were kidnapped in Somalia by an Islamist insurgent group while reporting on the country's refugee crisis. The pair were held hostage for 460 days and released in November 2009. This episode follows a passionate photojournalist's experience taken hostage in Somalia and a brave sister's defiant journey toward having him released. Host: Malin Hägglund Producer: Malin Hägglund On archival supplies: Joseph Highfield Guests: Nicole Bonney Tom Hart John Chase Bob Brown Subscribe to 7NEWS Spectrum More 7NEWS podcasts Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Apr 28, 2022
A Phantom Hitchhiker on Australia's Coast
Content warning: this episode discuss material related to sexual assault. What if it's not the past haunting us, but the present? For decades, hair-raising rumours of a tormented soul haunting Wilfred Barrett Drive in New South Wales have put the Central Coast on the map. In this episode, we take a deep dive into the Jenny Dixon ghost story, and the cultural impact of urban legend and analyse the role folklore plays in societies. Host: Malin Hägglund Producer: Malin Hägglund Guests: * Medium Elizabeth and Sarah Rawlings * Haunted Down Under Paranormal Investigator Nadine Gray * Conveyancer Sharmaine Gormley * Senior Professor in History at Federation University Dr David Waldron Subscribe to 7NEWS Spectrum More 7NEWS podcasts Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Feb 24, 2022
The search for Australia's bigfoot
Since the early days of European arrival, hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people have claimed to have seen a two-metre tall, hairy, ape-like figure stalking the Australian bush, right across the country. So what is this mythical creature we know as the yowie? Join us as we look at the legend and meet a man who has devoted decades tracking it down. Host: Chris Hook Producer: Malin Hägglund Special thanks to Dean Harrison for yowie recording Guests: * Australian Yowie Research founder Dean Harrison * Former ranger, wildlife expert and radio host Gary Opit * Graham Seal, Professor of Folklore at Curtin University Subscribe to 7NEWS Spectrum More 7NEWS podcasts Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.