ABC: Radio National | Future Tense

September 15, 2009

Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Radio National

Future Tense is essential listening for those interested in exploring the social, cultural, political and economic fault lines arising from rapid change. The weekly half-hour program/podcast takes a critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways of thinking.

From politics to media to environmental sustainability, nothing is outside its brief. Future Tense explores the issues and provides critical analysis, offering an insight into how our world is changing and how we in turn are learning to adapt.

Host Antony Funnell is a Walkley award-winning journalist and broadcaster. He has been the presenter of Future Tense since 2009. Prior to that, he fronted Media Report on ABC Radio National. Over the past two decades he has worked for many of the country’s leading news and current affairs programs, including AMPM, the 7.30 ReportBackground Briefing and Radio National Breakfast. Other awards include the New York Festival’s Silver World Medal and Worldfest Flagstaff International Film Festival Award (USA) for Television production. He is currently writing a book based on the Future Tense series.