Attacks on public broadcasting have gone global. The ABC is no exception  The enemies of state-owned media – Rupert Murdoch among them – make the same arguments around the world. Cuts to the ABC, BBC, NPR and PBS are justified the same way

Attacks on public broadcasting have gone global. The ABC is no exception

Attacks on public broadcasting have gone global. The ABC is no exception The enemies of state-owned media – Rupert Murdoch among them – make the same arguments around the world. Cuts to the ABC, BBC, NPR and PBS are justified the same way

The Drum has been repeatedly targeted by News Corp Australia and other publishers, including Crikey, as taxpayer-funded competition to commercial media.

ABC closes opinion website the Drum with immediate effect

The Drum has been repeatedly targeted by News Corp Australia and other publishers, including Crikey, as taxpayer-funded competition to commercial media.

In September last year, Hamster Decides displayed a cobbled-together image of right wing ABC critic Chris Kenny having sex with a dog. Here's his son's response.

In September last year, Hamster Decides displayed a cobbled-together image of right wing ABC critic Chris Kenny having sex with a dog. Here's his son's response.

Ms Guthrie, who officially took over from Mark Scott on Monday, was grilled on reported plans to shut the ABC's fact-checking unit, alleged left-wing bias, staff trips to Cannes and the broadcaster's decision to commission its own typeface.  Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/new-abc-boss-michelle-guthrie-faces-senate-baptism-of-fire-20160505-gonkm7.html#ixzz47vFS12js  Follow us: @smh on Twitter | sydneymorningherald on Facebook

Ms Guthrie, who officially took over from Mark Scott on Monday, was grilled on reported plans to shut the ABC's fact-checking unit, alleged left-wing bias, staff trips to Cannes and the broadcaster's decision to commission its own typeface. Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/new-abc-boss-michelle-guthrie-faces-senate-baptism-of-fire-20160505-gonkm7.html#ixzz47vFS12js Follow us: @smh on Twitter | sydneymorningherald on Facebook

Broken promises, reality TV and 'loud critics': Mark Scott on 10 years at ABC

Broken promises, reality TV and 'loud critics': Mark Scott on 10 years at ABC

Outgoing ABC chief Mark Scott takes parting shot at Murdoch empire In a wide-ranging interview, the managing director reflects on a decade at the helm of Australia’s public broadcaster, the importance of an independent ABC, his battles with News Corp and the future of media in the digital age

Outgoing ABC chief Mark Scott takes parting shot at Murdoch empire

Outgoing ABC chief Mark Scott takes parting shot at Murdoch empire In a wide-ranging interview, the managing director reflects on a decade at the helm of Australia’s public broadcaster, the importance of an independent ABC, his battles with News Corp and the future of media in the digital age

Managing director says it is ‘worth considering’ if there is still a need for second public broadcaster now that SBS has evolved into a ‘general interest channel’

ABC boss Mark Scott questions whether Australia still needs SBS

Managing director says it is ‘worth considering’ if there is still a need for second public broadcaster now that SBS has evolved into a ‘general interest channel’

Labor Senator Sam Dastyari has joined calls for an independent inquiry into the ABC’s coverage of the NBN in the lead-up to the 2013 federal election and revelations that one of its most senior executives ordered a “hit piece” on former Communications Minister Stephen Conroy, to provide “insurance” against Coalition attacks. Dastyari joins a growing number ofMore

Labor Senator Sam Dastyari has joined calls for an independent inquiry into the ABC’s coverage of the NBN in the lead-up to the 2013 federal election and revelations that one of its most senior executives ordered a “hit piece” on former Communications Minister Stephen Conroy, to provide “insurance” against Coalition attacks. Dastyari joins a growing number ofMore

ABC appoints Michelle Guthrie after flawed selection process

ABC appoints Michelle Guthrie after flawed selection process

The day after Ross published, The Australian ran a story on page 3, headlined ‘ABC disciplines NBN blogger’. The story was false – Nick Ross was never disciplined by the ABC in the course of his employment, nor did he ever face accusations from ABC management that his reporting was biased.

The day after Ross published, The Australian ran a story on page 3, headlined ‘ABC disciplines NBN blogger’. The story was false – Nick Ross was never disciplined by the ABC in the course of his employment, nor did he ever face accusations from ABC management that his reporting was biased.

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