Explosive dossier reveals bitter war between Michelle Guthrie and ABC board

In the document – which Ms Guthrie prepared and distributed to the seven-member board in a last-ditch bid to keep her job – the former ABC boss repeatedly told directors the ABC could not be seen to bow to political pressure from the Coalition government.

““On numerous occasions, in conversations with Mr Milne, I have defended the independence of the ABC from government and the fact that we can’t fire journalists including [political editor] Andrew Probyn and Emma Alberici because the government of the day complains about their reporting,” Ms Guthrie told the board.”

 

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