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Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyAug 17, 20175 Comments

Can Yarra Council refuse to hold citizenship ceremonies on Australia Day? ... Penny Wong meets B1 and B2 ... Rob Mitchell's (literal) tinfoil hat ...

Hanson vs the ABC: Aunty needn’t get her knickers in a knot

Hanson vs the ABC: Aunty needn’t get her knickers in a knot

David SalterAug 17, 201713 Comments

With Malcolm Turnbull wooing Pauling Hanson by (at least pretending to be) attacking the ABC, should Aunty and her fans worry? Probably not.

As a political football the ABC's pretty tattered

As a political football the ABC's pretty tattered

Emily WatkinsAug 16, 20179 Comments

Pauline Hanson's demands for cuts to the ABC are nothing new. Our national broadcaster has a long history of being bandied about for political ends and revenge.

Good feud guide ... Lyons to head investigative journalism at ABC ... Opera critic rinses Age arts coverage ...

Good feud guide ... Lyons to head investigative journalism at ABC ... Opera critic rinses Age arts coverage ...

Emily WatkinsAug 16, 20171 Comment

ABC's Emma Alberici and Sky News' Caroline Marcus have a twitter tiff over marriage equality, John Lyons to head investigative journalism at the ABC, and other media news.

One Nation deal the greatest attack on ABC independence in decades

One Nation deal the greatest attack on ABC independence in decades

Bernard KeaneAug 16, 201728 Comments

The Coalition-One Nation proposals to overhaul the ABC Act represent the greatest assault on the broadcaster's independence in a generation.

ABC staff warned to be 'impartial' in marriage equality debate

ABC staff warned to be 'impartial' in marriage equality debate

Emily WatkinsAug 10, 201716 Comments

The ABC has issued a directive to its news division to remain impartial in the marriage equality debate and give both sides an equal hearing.

A Murdoch-led band of whingers claims the ABC is killing commercial media

A Murdoch-led band of whingers claims the ABC is killing commercial media

Glenn DyerJul 31, 20176 Comments

The ABC and SBS are on a growing list of nasties for News Corp, along with companies like Facebook and Google.

Glenn Dyer's TV Ratings

Glenn DyerJul 27, 2017

It was all about the The Bachelor's return last night.

ABC merger ... and the lucky winners are ... puns cucina povera ...

ABC merger ... and the lucky winners are ... puns cucina povera ...

Emily WatkinsJul 26, 20172 Comments

The ABC is merging its news and radio divisions in the ACT. And other media tidbits of the day.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyJul 25, 20176 Comments

Branch-stacking lessons from the best ... Aunty racks up the clicks ... racist posters on campus ...