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It’s not the ABC’s fault that you look like idiots – » The Australian Independent Media Network

It was inevitable that James Ashby’s One Nation would fall out with the ABC.  James likes to very much control the questions that can be asked of his band of miscreants, and by who, and he likes the power to … Continue reading

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ABC MD Michelle Guthrie faces difficult few weeks, says Quentin Dempster

Quentin Dempster says the decision to appoint Vanessa Guthrie to the ABC Board was a ‘direct political choice’. Source: ABC MD Michelle Guthrie faces difficult few weeks, says Quentin Dempster

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Great Barrier Reef: Coal spillage discovered from ship loader at mining port, Government says – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Murdoch Media pro coal lie.” If it hurts I’ll take it out” . We won’t fuck the reef!  NewsCorp business faith, hate and filth

A Queensland Government investigation finds a large spillage of coal from a ship loader at the Port of Hay Point in the state’s north. Source: Great Barrier Reef: Coal spillage discovered from ship loader at mining port, Government says – … Continue reading

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In One Day, 17 Signs Of How Bad Press Treatment Will Be Under Trump

Yesterday’s press conference laid bare President-elect Donald Trump’s strategy for dealing with the press as president: He will seek to delegitimize news outlets that provide critical coverage, try to turn them against one another, reward sycophantic coverage from openly pro-Trump … Continue reading

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IA #2 top story of 2016: The ABC plunges to a new low

Alan Austin’s story on the ABC employing rightwing commentator and ABC critic Andrew Bolt was his second in the top ten. Source: IA #2 top story of 2016: The ABC plunges to a new low

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Former News Corp CEO wins Radio National slot as full ABC cuts revealed | Media | The Guardian

Kim Williams to host show called What Keeps Me Awake but at least 20 full-time staff plus casuals will lose jobs. Plus: a former Fairfax hack gets a status upgrade Source: Former News Corp CEO wins Radio National slot as … Continue reading

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‘If they don’t like it they should leave’: tensions escalate between ABC management and staff

Some of the ABC’s most prominent presenters have urged their colleagues not to resist change. Source: ‘If they don’t like it they should leave’: tensions escalate between ABC management and staff

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Media Sauce: Putting criticism of the ABC into perspective

Let’s not rush to criticise the ABC as appeasing Aunty’s political masters and critics will only hasten her demise and the rise of a media Murdochracy. Source: Media Sauce: Putting criticism of the ABC into perspective

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Is Michelle Guthrie remaking the ABC in Murdoch’s image?

What Michelle Guthrie and her band of redundancy-happy managers are doing to the ABC is a crime against the public interest. Source: Is Michelle Guthrie remaking the ABC in Murdoch’s image?

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ABC axes Friday edition of 7.30 program to make way for Stan Grant show

The ABC has axed the Friday broadcast of the 7.30 program just under two years after it replaced the eight state-based editions of the show. Source: ABC axes Friday edition of 7.30 program to make way for Stan Grant show

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Indigenous recognition deserves serious debate. Andrew Bolt shouldn’t be part of it | Paul Daley | Television & radio | The Guardian

The ABC has missed an opportunity to explore the many complex arguments from within Indigenous Australia itself Source: Indigenous recognition deserves serious debate. Andrew Bolt shouldn’t be part of it | Paul Daley | Television & radio | The Guardian

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Does freedom of speech have limits? – The Minefield – ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

In the west, free speech is often seen as a sacred right, but how can that be balanced with the need to protect minorities from hate? Scott Stephens, Waleed Aly and political theologian William Cavanaugh discuss. Source: Does freedom of … Continue reading

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Malcolm Turnbull: The shiny charlatan

Malcolm Turnbull is happy to send children to concentration camps and happily interferes in the ABC. Australia, meet the new boss — just like the old boss, except shinier. Source: Malcolm Turnbull: The shiny charlatan

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ABC hopes for funding boost as Malcolm Turnbull ends ‘culture wars’

The ABC is hopeful the instillation of Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister will allow it to claw back some of the $250 million slashed from the broadcaster last year as tension between the government and broadcaster cools off. Source: ABC … Continue reading

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 Media Bias of the ABC never mentioned by Andrew Bolt  Why Abbott is trailing in the polls despite his successes .

The Abbott Government has a far better record than its Labor predecessor, but in politics these days successes don’t make up for mistakes. The Prime Minister needs a year of clear air. Source: Why Abbott is trailing in the polls … Continue reading

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Abbott Threatens To Turn Off ABC’s Twitter Machine

By The Shovel on August 25, 2015 A furious Tony Abbott has told the ABC he will personally turn off its Twitter at the wall if the national broadcaster doesn’t bring its flagship show Q&A into line. The demand comes … Continue reading

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Peta Credlin Named New ABC News Anchor By The Shovel on June 26, 2015

The Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff Peta Credlin will present the ABC’s seven o’clock bulletin from next week, in a move designed to ensure Australians hear the right news. Ms Credlin – who will take on the role in addition … Continue reading

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Q&A To Just Be Tony Abbott Answering His Own Questions – The Shovel

Q&A To Just Be Tony Abbott Answering His Own Questions – The Shovel.

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Sexual harassment rife in medical profession, senior surgeon Dr Gabrielle McMullin says – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Sexual harassment rife in medical profession, senior surgeon Dr Gabrielle McMullin says – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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If we criticize the police it doesn’t mean we’re anti-law enforcement.If we criticize the LNP it doesnt mean were anti-government. Tony Abbott, Rupert Murdoch and his band of commentators seem to think otherwise. I am the ABC

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ABC cuts: had Abbott been honest about his true agenda, he would have been unelectable

Privatisation and cuts to respected public services might be the agenda of the Coalition government, but it’s certainly not that of the Australian people My dad used to make us watch the ABC news every night. As a child, I … Continue reading

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It’s all Kerry O’Brien’s fault

Australia has lost its ability to have constructive, informed and ambitious national conversations. In this guest post David Frizzell wonders how much of our malaise can be traced back to four embarrassing minutes in the public life of our Prime … Continue reading

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Andrew Denton & News Ltd

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Compounding Abbott’s ABC lies: Cut the bullshit, Malcolm

    Julie Bishop out of pure retribution cut the ABC’s DFAT contract. 40 years of Broadcasting to the Pacific Island Nations has been handed to the Chinese. So much for us being the pivot of the Pacific pillock is … Continue reading

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A tale of two Tonys

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity … it was the … Continue reading

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Abbott the chump cut ABC’s 40 year broadcasting tie with the Pacific Island Nations. We had a serious sphere of influence. Abbott handed it to China on a platter.

Chinese president Xi Jinping signs five agreements with Fiji as part of China’s Pacific engagement strategy Chinese president Xi Jinping has signed five agreements with Fiji’s prime minister Frank Bainimarama, with the aim of strengthening economic and strategic ties with … Continue reading

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Federal MP Christopher Pyne launches online petition to save ABC jobs in Adelaide. Kick them in the balls & then yell mum they are attacking me..that’s MP C. Pyne manchild bully

Federal MP Christopher Pyne launches online petition to save ABC jobs in Adelaide Federal MP Christopher Pyne has launched an online petition to save jobs at the ABC in Adelaide. Mr Pyne told 891 ABC Adelaide he had launched the … Continue reading

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Audits clear ABC of bias, but don’t expect Rowan Dean agrees Bolt wont

Two ABC audits have found no widespread bias in the national broadcaster’s news coverage. But a clean bill of health for the ABC is unlikely to soothe its detractors. Last December, ABC chairman James Spigelman said the public broadcaster would … Continue reading

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I DIDN’T even finish my arts degree, but I still say that the Chief Scientist and two Nobel prize winners should pull their heads in.

The ABC and staff  are so above Newscorp and Andrew Bolt   “If you think arguments on global warming are best settled by credentials, then don’t read another word. I’m an idiot.” Even Andrew Bolt get’s it right sometimes. He … Continue reading

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Abott the Pivot Has Turned His Back and has become the Maitre’D of Pacific Nations

  The pivot of the Middle East, No!!!!! Asia Pacific Asia Pacifc You Fool. Australia’s voice in the Pacific has gone after 40 years. It fostered a sense of regional community. But it’s gone because Abbott cut $223mill from the … Continue reading

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