In a sign of more government disarray, Christopher Pyne has produced another desperate letter to the PM trying to save ABC local production in Adelaide. South Australia, whine country. Every report on public broadcasting and common sense nominates winding up regional offices as a way to save big money. Pyne says that ABC Adelaide must stay open to "tell local stories" ... and then reels off a number of shows that could be produced anywhere and are parked in Adelaide to keep the place humming.
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Pyne's desperate letters of support for ABC's Adelaide production studio are completely detached from reality -- not that we should take them at face value.