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Sunday Extra presents a lively mix of national and international affairs, analysis and investigation, as well as a lighter touch.

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    • Society & Culture

Sunday Extra presents a lively mix of national and international affairs, analysis and investigation, as well as a lighter touch.

    The rise and rise of online gaming during the Covid pandemic

    The rise and rise of online gaming during the Covid pandemic

    New research from Oxford University has found people who use particularly family friendly games have greater well being. Why do certain games appeal to particular people?

    • 22 min
    Tweet of the week

    Tweet of the week

    This week's caller is the largest and heaviest of Australia's 'Corvid' family – the Forest Raven

    • 2 min
    The Year that Made Me: Jenny Brockie, 1985

    The Year that Made Me: Jenny Brockie, 1985

    Inspiring individuals talk about a pivotal moment in their personal histories. This week, Jenny Brockie, host of Insight on SBS, talks about how becoming a parent shifted her journalistic interests and encouraged her to take risks.

    • 16 min
    The Scomo Diaries

    The Scomo Diaries

    The unofficial diaries of Scott Morrison's first 18 months as PM, as told by satirist Tosh Greenslade and illustrator Andrew Weldon.

    • 7 min
    An experiment turned into the world's biggest encyclopedia

    An experiment turned into the world's biggest encyclopedia

    As part of the RN ‘Big 20’ series, we look at how an online community created the world’s greatest encyclopedia, from its beginnings in January 2001.

    • 17 min
    The billion-dollar sports industry that can't keep up with the cheats

    The billion-dollar sports industry that can't keep up with the cheats

    It's got audiences bigger than the Superbowl.

    Its star players earn more for a single tournament than the winner of the Australian Open.

    Mario Christodoulou investigates how esports became such a success with the match-fixers too.

    • 35 min

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