May 25, 2018 16
Is Michelle Guthrie's non-journalist credentials holding her back? Does the ABC need a seasoned reporter to steer it in the right direction? Crikey took the question to prominent media insiders to find out.
May 24, 2018 15
The Turnbull government is reenacting the Howard government's assault on the ABC during the Iraq war. Except this time there's no Donald McDonald to lead the defence of the broadcaster.
May 16, 2018 6
A raft of "exclusives" about ABC bonuses in the News Corp papers today come on the heels of budget cuts to the national broadcaster.
May 14, 2018 5
The government has definitively told the ABC that if they're not going to stay off the media oligopolies' turf, then they'll be starved. It's going to take some shrewd maneuvering for the broadcaster to come out the other side.
May 11, 2018 3
The ABC has continued its public relations campaign against the Government's cuts in Tuesday's Federal Budget with news director Gaven Morris's address to the Melbourne Press Club yesterday. "Make no mistake, there is no more fat to cut in ABC News. From this point on, we're cutting into muscle," he said.
May 11, 2018
Apart from a strong showing for Seven in the regions and a decent night for Masterchef, it was a ratings night to forget all round
May 10, 2018
Michelle Guthrie has pledged to oppose further cuts to the ABC's budget, telling government that they would do well to remember what the broadcaster means to voters. And other media tidbits of the day.
May 10, 2018 3
Crikey readers respond to the government's cuts from the ABC and the endless citizenship drama over Section 44.
May 10, 2018 13
The government singled out the ABC for particular punishment in this year's budget, while it has showered cash on its competitors.
May 9, 2018 57
ABC staff have responded to new $84 million cuts to the broadcaster's funding, which union officials are calling a highly politicised attack against an already besieged vital service.
May 8, 2018 10
As one of the Coalition's traditional enemies, the ABC has been come in for a drubbing in this budget.
May 1, 2018 14
ACMA referred to the Macquarie dictionary for a definition of "destructive" in its finding.
May 1, 2018 10
The ABC has said that its new restructure, which will see 20 journalists and producers lose their jobs to make room for new digital strategy, will address several "flaws" in its publishing processes.
May 1, 2018
Alan Jones is in Brisbane to defend a defamation case brought against him relating to his coverage of the 2011 Queensland Floods. And other media stories of the day.
April 30, 2018 2
News Director Gavin Morris has stressed that the 20 jobs that will be cut at the ABC in a new restructure are not a cost-cutting measure. And other media tidbits of the day.
April 23, 2018 11
Like many big legacy media companies, the ABC is grappling with disruption, but with one major difference.
April 20, 2018 34
The ABC's Leigh Sales questioned only the integrity of Comey -- one of the world’s leading mimics of decency -- and not of the FBI, to take just one example.
April 12, 2018 2
Crikey readers respond to Bernard Keane's story about the ABC's coverage of the Cabinet Files.
April 12, 2018
With the Commonwealth Games taking the lion's share for Seven, other channels are once again fighting for scraps
April 11, 2018
Conservatives have found a new reason to yell at Yassmin Abdel-Magied. Plus, other media stories from the day.