Topic archives: ABC

Redefining the role of SBS in the digital revolution

September 2, 2008 7

During the Howard years, Australian media underwent a revolution, writes Bernard Keane.

Influence and the ABC board: A short history

September 1, 2008 2

Public broadcasting appointments became a sort of extended in-joke by John Howard’s office, writes Bernard Keane.

ABC rural sells content, just don’t tell the journos

August 11, 2008 2

It’s not ABC Rural Online, but visitors to could be forgiven for mistaking it so, including the ABC’s own journos, writes Calli Weitenberg.

ABC NT election guide: Balance is good, but this is ridiculous!

August 5, 2008

Paul Chadwick, ABC Director of Editorial Policies, sent out an 8-page NT election missive consisting of equal parts corporate cheerleading and statements of the bleeding obvious, writes Bernard Keane.

Gruen Transfer: Why the ABC loves ads

July 31, 2008 2

Why it took a public broadcaster to produce TV's best show about ads. Glenn Dyer weighs in.

Last night’s TV ratings

July 30, 2008 1

The Winners ... the Losers ... News & CA ... the Stats ... Glenn Dyer's comments.

Last night’s TV ratings

July 24, 2008 3

The Winners ... the Losers ... News & CA ... the Stats ... Glenn Dyer's comments ..

40 black swans shot. ABC wants more

July 23, 2008 1

When Bairnsdale locals found out that 40 black swans had been shot in a DSE authorised cull, the contacted ABC's Stateline with the story. That's when it got interesting, writes Lionel Elmore.

Media briefs: Seven wins the week … the Great Global Warming Swindle swindle … more paper cuts

July 21, 2008

Seven wins the week ... The Great Global Warming Swindle swindle ... More paper cuts ... The nerd niche ... Cutting the fat ... Shafer's picks

So who’s really behind Freeview?

July 21, 2008 1

So who really controls Freeview, and how quickly has it been thrown together, and why? asks Margaret Simons.