Margo Kingston

Margo Kingston

Co-publisher and editor-in-chief at No Fibs
Margo Kingston is a retired Australian journalist and climate change activist. She is best known for her stint as Phillip Adams’ ‘Canberra Babylon’ contributor and her work at The Sydney Morning Herald and #Webdiary. Since 2012, Kingston has been a citizen journalist, reporting and commenting on Australian politics via Twitter and No Fibs.
Margo Kingston
Margo: a special treat for me, our first pod in 2024 is my chat with Jan Bowman, one of the first No Fibs citizen journos. For the 2013 federal election she dipped her toe in to report the seat of Griffith, the Brisbane seat she’d recently moved into from South Australia and then Labor’s safest Queensland seat. A decade later she retired as editor of her local CJ paper The Westender. 

Jan’s Westender retirement piece, followed by links to her archive, is: 

Farewell and gratitude: reflecting on four years as editor at the Westender

Since then Jan has helped chronicle the rise of the Greens in Queensland, and recently interviewed the Greens candidate for mayor at this month’s Brisbane Council election in: 

Jan Bowman interviews the Greens candidate for Brisbane mayor: a conversation with Jonathan Sriranganathan