There are many people inside and outside the ABC who believe the broadcaster shouldn’t chase ratings. Yet it regularly beats its commercial rivals.
The ABC's vision for the future of news is one drawn from journalism academics obsessed with rebuilding trust — not fixing the glaring weaknesses of the national broadcaster.
A little tit-for-tat on Australia's part wouldn't necessarily be a bad thing. The US reacted swiftly when three of its journalists were expelled.
Netflix chief Reed Hastings has shot down the prospect of a deal for live sport streaming. So where will the codes turn to in the battle for bigger broadcast deals?
The media is changing. And the ABC needs to change with it.
What's the go with Graham Richardson's bizarre rewriting of the Dismissal for The Australian?
The crisis in media in Australia leaves the ABC in an invidious position of being asked to make up for gaps in commercial services when its funding is being reduced.
With the ABC and Australian Financial Review bringing their China correspondents home, Australia is left without any eyes on the ground.
Julian Assange continues to suffer under farcical charges and a predatory system, and the media chooses to looks the other way.