The media is part of the malaise gripping our politics

Crikey readers respond to Bernard Keane's diagnosis of Australian media, plus the question of criticising the ABC.

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Bernard Keane raised some big questions for the Australian media yesterday, with his piece asserting we're all looking at the symptoms rather than the disease. Readers largely agree, and go on to contend that publications should hold one another to account. 

Meanwhile, what's the etiquette on critiquing the ABC? Does it get a free pass because it's under attack, or is that a reason to go even harder? 

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