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
ABC closes opinion website the Drum with immediate effect
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
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
ABC boss Mark Scott questions whether Australia still needs SBS
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
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.