Today in Media Files, the ABC's current affairs boss Bruce Belsham is retiring amid lagging ratings, and his boss, Michelle Guthrie, has demanded an apology for Roger Franklin's Quadrant article, which wished the Manchester bomb had gone off at the ABC.

ABC current affairs boss leaves as ratings lag. Some big changes could be afoot at the ABC's current affairs department, with boss Bruce Belsham announcing his retirement this morning, effective from the end of June. Belsham has been head of current affairs for five years, overseeing flagship television and radio programs including 7.30, Four Corners, Lateline, Foreign Correspondent, Australian Story, AM, PM, The World Today, Insiders and Offsiders.