Topic archives: ABC

ABC tells kids: save the planet or DIE

June 11, 2008 5

Children of the 80s were taught to fear AIDS. Now it's the environmental menace. And the ABC has been stoking the fires, writes Jane Nethercote.

ABC clears ABC over Mutitjulu reports. Quelle surprise.

June 10, 2008 9

The Lateline scandal is a very intricate story. It's also bloody fascinating, writes Chris Graham.

Media briefs and TV ratings: Who bagged Seven?, ABC’s interesting muzak

May 29, 2008 1

Seven News watchers say yes to capital punishment ... Who bagged Seven? ... Interesting music selection ABC! ... Who says the arts don't pay well? ...

Tips and rumours

April 29, 2008 1

Rumour in the form of a question. How did Eddie McGuire as President of Collingwood and a board member of Athletics Australia manage to convince both parties and the State Government that Collingwood is the rightful owner/tenant of the Olympic Park Athletics venue? A conflict of interest? I doubt it, it was in the Collingwood […]

Tips and rumours

April 28, 2008 4

It is understood that the Federal Government has included on its list of potential candidates for the appointment as Judge to the High Court, solicitor and Managing Partner of the Melbourne office of law firm Mallesons Stephen Jacques, Ros Grady. With Chief Justice Gleeson about to retire as he reaches the age of 70, one […]

Media briefs and TV ratings: Rupert transforming WSJ, Aunty’s gold lust

April 28, 2008

Rupert ringing the changes at WSJ ... ABC's gold lust wins them more criticism ... Bloodbath at the NY Times ... Last night's TV ratings

ABC’s Logie push puts gold in PBL Media’s coffers

April 24, 2008

You wouldn't expect the ABC to encourage its audience to give money to Consolidated Media Holdings. But it is, in a roundabout way, writes Jane Nethercote.

Anzac Day and the ABC: let’s join the dots

April 23, 2008 2

There has been a minor kerfuffle today about the ABC and its Anzac Day coverage. What went on?

Richard Farmer’s political bite-sized meaty chunks

April 18, 2008 1

Meaty snippets from the home of government plus the daily reality check and the pick of other people's political coverage. Richard Farmer writes.

Tips and rumours

April 18, 2008

Don’t be conned by Mark Scott’s “staged” retrenchment of ABC TV’s Production Resources staff. I have it on good authority from the highest levels of the ABC that the Board signed-off on a recommendation from Scott and Chief Operating Officer, David Pendleton, to fire ALL Production Resources staff other than those essential personnel required to […]