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The Story With John Campbell

John Campbell takes you behind the biggest news stories, providing insight and context from the newsmakers and hearing from the reporters who covered the stories for 1 NEWS.

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    Respected 1 NEWS Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver detained by police on Nauru
    • Monday 29 Oct

    See how 1 NEWS reported in September on Dreaver's detention, which happened while she was attending the Pacific Forum.

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      • Tuesday 13 Nov

      Anti-depressants are meant to make you feel better, but users of a new, cheap version of the drug say they feel worse on the generic brand. John Campbell asks why, when the science says the drugs are exactly the same, the new one is causing problems for many.

      • Tuesday 6 Nov

      John Campbell looks at donations to our political parties that could be linked to the Chinese Communist Party, and whether the government should take more notice. He also tries to speak to National MP Dr Jian Yang about his background with the Chinese military.

      • Monday 29 Oct

      Why has Nauru become a kind of penal colony? This week John Campbell looks at Australia's offshore detention centre in the remote Pacific nation and speaks with 1 NEWS Pacific Correspondent Barbara Dreaver who was briefly detained there in September.