Aug 21, 2014

Recycled rhetoric: Mark Scott echoes the ghosts of ABC’s past

You know what they say: The more things change, the more the ABC commits to dodgy, recycled restructures doomed to failure.

David Salter

Journalist and former Media Watch executive producer.

It’s hardly surprising that with a hostile federal government and more budget cuts in the pipeline, the ABC would respond by declaring its willingness to move with the times. Here’s the managing director:

“It is necessary to look again at the way we are structured. This is not only in response to budgetary restraints, but also to changes in the broadcasting environment and technology applications. The ABC will adopt a structure to suit its particular needs for the future.”

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  1. AR

    How much is our “8 cents a day” costing us now?
    If it were a dollar a day I’d still deem it good value – Crikey costs almost that and, not to denigrate this fine organ, there is no comparison.

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