Andrew Fenton is a journalist and editor who can quickly craft compelling work for newspapers, magazines and online. With 15 years experience working for both News Corp and Fairfax he knows how to engage readers and attract them to content, whether in print or online. Andrew's work has appeared everywhere from news.com.au to CNN, the Herald Sun, Daily Telegraph, Courier Mail, The Advertiser, Triple J, 3AW, Melbourne Weekly Magazine and The Melbourne Times.
He has been a film writer for The Advertiser, a staff journalist on SA Weekend magazine and an entertainment producer and journalist with News Corp's national entertainment sections, Hit and Switched On. Andrew is also one of a handful of people worldwide to ever get a job after majoring in cinema studies across two degrees (Journalism at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Letters at the University of Melbourne).
Of late, he's begun writing a lot about blockchain and cryptocurrency as an editor and journalist for Cointelegraph and Cointelegraph Magazine, as well as Independent Reserve's Market Update.
Phone: 0433 332 093
Bitcoin conspiracy theories range from the amusing to the sinister. But the crypto community isn't alone: Wall Street has a conspiratorial bent too. "When it seems the entire investment community is against you, grand conspiracies take on greater explanatory power."
Can blockchain and game theory based dispute resolution platforms provide justice or is it just a crypto–utopian pipe dream?
Insiders say that 2020 has marked a big shift in attitudes towards cryptocurrency from Wall Street veterans who once eyed the asset class with distrust.
From obesity to income inequality, two Bitcoin advocates ask why the United States appears to have taken a dramatic turn for the worse since the end of the gold standard in 1971. Are their metrics based in objective reality? Or are they merely seeing correlation with no causation?
For a moment it looked as if porn might save crypto. That moment was in April 2018 when Pornhub announced it was now accepting payments in cryptocurrency. Two years on, and crypto accounts for just 1% of payments. So what happened?
One day blockchain will be a default setting for gaming, entertainment and even sports experiences. Big brands and NFTs will drive this mass adoption, not obscure protocols. The technology is essential: but it will become invisible.
An investigation into the far right nationalist movement in Australia for CNN International. CNN posted this to an audience of 32 million. Picked up by The Australian.
Wally Sharpe and I are among the 3000 or so riders on the 2018 Great Victorian Bike Ride, which spans 540km from Bright to Benella. It feels more like a travelling festival than a race. But before the end, my bad habit of "making time' by not stopping to rest enough catches up with me ...
Bolivia's Death Road might be famous for claiming 300 lives a year, but tackling it on two wheels offers travelers far more than just bragging rights.
Not haggling at all can drive up prices for locals, while haggling too much can make the world's poor even poorer. So what's a traveler to do?
The Bicycle Network is reviewing its position on mandatory helmet laws amid growing realisation the laws may do more harm than good. Received 533 comments from readers .
With jaw dropping peaks looming high above verdant valleys Switzerland is one of the most magical places on earth. Unfortunately it’s also the most expensive. But what if, just a few hundred kilometers away, there was another gorgeous alpine country offering similarly magnificent scenery at a third of the price? Well, there is - tiny, often overlooked Slovenia.
Can a barrage of criticism on Twitter kill off your favourite show? Or are negative Tweets simply a reflection of the reasons people haven't tuned in?
Race-based casting, sleep and food deprivation and setting-up contestants to fail are just some of sneaky tricks Australian producers are using to manufacture reality TV.
Female led films are dominating the Australian box office, accounting for more than half of the highest grossing films so far this year.
The torturous two decades George Miller spent in development hell on Mad Max: Fury Road has been rewarded with a record-breaking 10 Academy Award nominations.
The Herald Sun was the only newspaper to cover Carrie Bickmore's emotional Beanies for Brain Cancer speech at the 2015 Logies. I rewrote the story in minutes to make our deadline.
It was a rough night for the Aussies at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards, with all three of our nominees walking away empty-handed — and Mel Gibson savagely sledged by the host.
The Weekly's Charlie Pickering reveals he fought with the producers of The Project over ethics. Read by 450,000 people in a day on news.com.au
Why cats, weird body parts and strange addictions are big business for the networks
Mild mannered gonzo journalist Louis Theroux's great skill is in asking the questions other reporters shy away from.
Meshel Laurie opens up on her divorce, drug abuse and the years she spent as a receptionist in Melbourne brothels.
Like his convict character in The Secret River, British actor Oliver Jackson-Cohen's first encounter with a spear-wielding Aboriginal man was in thick scrub in the dead of night.
Parts of Chris Lilley are in all of his characters, but what makes the whole man? And why did HBO let him get away with 'blackface'?
Kurt Russell's comments about misogyny in this interview were picked up by The Independent and The New York Times.
Film reviewers will tell you it's not their glowing praise for works of cinematic brilliance that get cinema-goers excited - it's their scathing reviews and witty put-downs.
Amy Adams talks family, her hectic career and how she gets mistaken for Isla Fisher.
Chris Hemsworth has come a long way from the days when he used to tie a bath towel around his neck and pretend to be a superhero.
This year's crop of acting Oscar winners has come crashing to earth faster than ever before, with three of the four winners involved in major TV and film flops.
HUMOUR: We've crunched the numbers, considered the variables and even thought hard about Shakespeare In Love. Wanna know how to win an Oscar? Follow this simple guide
From the depths of the Ecuadorian jungle to Nepal, Australia and Canada, a massive upsurge in global mountain bike tourism is helping turn around the fortunes of small, struggling towns. This article has since been cited as evidence in numerous MTB trail funding applications.
Lauterbrunnen Valley in Switzerland, the stunning real life inspiration for the elf kingdom in Lord of the Rings
Can you say ‘gemutlichkeit’? Doesn’t matter. You’ll feel it in Munich.
It’s known as the “Paris of the East”, but even the mighty Seine is no match for Budapest’s stunning setting on a gentle curve in the Danube River. A romantic and cosmopolitan city filled with beautiful neo-baroque, gothic and art nouveau buildings, Budapest blends old world charm with bohemian delights.
Canadian ski destination Whistler is more popular with those seeking an adrenaline rush in summer than it is in winter
One of the world's great natural wonders, a lush and pristine valley with 16 dazzling terraced lakes and 90 waterfalls. Shared 623 times in first week. .
SA Weekend Features
Abalone divers recount their incredible near misses with sharks including one man who survived having his head inside a shark's mouth.
A look at all sides of the burqa debate that was shortlisted for best feature at the SA Press Club Awards.
Neurotherapy: is it possible to rewire your brain and alleviate anxiety simply by playing computer games with your thoughts?
POP CULTURE: From Dracula to Twilight, why we're still suckers for vampires. A reader contacted me a couple of months later to say the piece had inspired her university thesis.
MasterChef and celebrity chefs make hospitality look glamorous, but the reality is anything but as I discovered spending a night in the kitchen of a former contestant's restaurant.
We can be happy for a day, or a week, but can we make it a permanent condition?
Avicii hits back at critics who claim he's "sold out" after a dramatic change in his sound saw him hit No.1 in 70 countries
Despite his best efforts, Alice Cooper is still alive. At the peak of his fame though, it was a close run thing.
Metallica's Kirk Hammett is still angry after all these years. It may have something to do with the fact he's just lost 500 riffs recorded on his phone.
Controversial comedian Jim Jefferies hates being accused of going for 'cheap laughs'.
Robin Williams talks about rehab, his feelings of mortality and his new heart.
William Shatner hopes to drop dead of a heart attack on stage. The 84-year-old's not joking about his planned stage exit either — he’s given the matter a lot of thought.
Sporting an unkempt, shaggy white beard, Shaun Micallef looks like an eccentric seafarer. But the comedian insists his appearance is the only interesting thing about him.
I go undercover in a week-long stand up comedy workshop culminating in a terrifying and very public performance.
Eddie Izzard's move into politics and his 'strategic' decision as an 'executive transvestite' to stay in 'boy mode' in order to succeed in Hollywood.
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This investigation, showing how the unions were getting around Work Choices, was Highly Commended at the Quill Awards.
An investigation into the Grand Prix's dodgy finances.
Is carbon offsetting an environmental fix or a load of hot air? This story was chosen for the cover of an edition of the Melbourne Weekly inserted into The Age.