Crikey Says

Apr 15, 2014

Crikey says: delicate surgery needed on Aunty

The Dirty Dozen: who's standing in the way of climate action? The Badgerys Creek airport decision: a long time coming. Why did the ABC finally apologise to Chris Kenny? And why now? ASIC's failure to launch. The declining power of ethnic lobby groups. How trade agreements could feed the wolves of Wall Street. (And Game Of Thrones spoiler alert on The Sandpit.)

The Prime Minister will be forced to eat his own words if the reports are true and he does attempt to de-fund public broadcasters in the federal budget. GetUp, for one, will force them down his throat …


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3 thoughts on “Crikey says: delicate surgery needed on Aunty

  1. AR

    It would certainly be an “efficiency divided,” were TT to do owt to damage rural broadcasting but the dividend might be kudos from the slathering, swivel eyed, foam flecked rightard shoutjocks at Hate Central, 2GB.
    Anyone recall the up-to-the-minute bushfire warnings provided by Kapital commercial radio/tape loops? No but I do enjoy 5hr marathons of the 60/70 as churned out by the local station, 107.6 in FW/NSW – it had me bopping until my pacemaker overloaded!

  2. klewso

    What’s one more Abbott lie?

  3. zut alors

    Any word from Alan Jones on a PM who breaks a promise made prior to an election? From memory Gillard made one (‘no carbon tax’) but was continually roasted for this shocking lapse – despite the fact that she was forced to this legislation by the Greens & independants in a hung parliament.

    Abbott’s parliament is not hung but he’s breaking promises in bulk. What’s that old ditty:
    …something something pants on fire.

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