Dr John Jiggens is a writer and journalist who has published several books including The Incredible Exploding Man, Marijuana Australiana, The killer cop and the murder of Donald Mackay and, with Jack Herer, the Australian version of The Emperor Wears No Clothes. Along with Matt Mawson, Anne Jones and Damien Ledwich, he edited The Best of The Cane Toad Times.
His PhD was ‘Marijuana Australiana: Cannabis Use, Popular Culture and the Americanisation of Drugs Policy in Australia 1938 – 1988‘. The books that derive from this are Marijuana Australiana, The killer cop and the murder of Donald Mackay and The man who knew too much.
As a journalist, he currently works in the community newsroom at Bay-FM in Byron Bay.
Articles written by John Jiggens (5)
- 8 July 2018 | The Linc stink: Queensland’s biggest environmental disaster
- 15 June 2018 | The long siege of Julian Assange
- 9 March 2018 | Game of Mates: Exposing the corruption club
- 13 February 2018 | Who bombed the Hilton? (Part 2) The operation
- 12 February 2018 | Who bombed the Hilton? (Part 1) The bomb and the bin
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