Topic archives: ABC

ABC admits it ignored ‘thousands of pages’ from the Cabinet Files

April 11, 2018 22

The ABC is still struggling to get its story straight on why it handed thousands of pages of internal government documents back to bureaucrats rather than share the contents with Australians.

Why having star journalists is risky for the ABC

April 10, 2018 10

Unlike most networks, the ABC has to be cautious when a star journalist emerges among its ranks. Unsurprisingly, it's all about playing politics.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

April 4, 2018

Young Sheldon is already getting old with audiences.

ABC’s Tonightly apology … media outlets lose Rebel appeal bid … Phillip Coorey’s new job …

March 23, 2018 2

The ABC has apologised to Australian Conservatives candidate Kevin Bailey after he was targeted in a Tonightly segment. And other media tidbits of the day.

LEAKED: secret ABC memo reveals new acceptable insults include ‘blast’ and ‘poo’

March 23, 2018 1

An internal memo obtained by Crikey illustrates the national broadcaster's plan to tighten up its act when it comes to calling politicians the c-word.

A journalist’s nightmare … more Daily Tele ‘exclusives’ … Murdoch recovering from boat accident …

March 22, 2018

Journalist Louise Milligan, author of Cardinal: The rise and fall of George Pell, has been ordered to transcribe her shorthand notes as she prepares to give evidence in Pell's court case.

What’s an ABC story? … Panahi’s new Sky gig … how to cover a cyclone …

March 19, 2018 5

An internal review at the ABC has found that the national broadcaster focuses more on federal news and less on "hip pocket" stories, prompting recommendations to up the amount of human interest pieces.

Casting the first stone … more media gender pay gaps revealed … recycling (and re-recycling) TV …

March 15, 2018 2

The Herald Sun's Paul Tatnell has taken a shot at The Daily Mail Australia in an ongoing pass-ag war over content theft. And other media tidbits of the day.

Lehmo to replace Whateley … no equal pay for the Queen … Netflix’s news project? …

March 14, 2018 2

Lehmo is heading to the ABC. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Inquiry into ABC and SBS on the launch pad, but who’s the target?

March 9, 2018 21

A government inquiry into the ABC and SBS is about to start, but it could be the smaller broadcaster that is the real target.

ABC’s all-women presenters … Seven gets desperate … Department of Corrections …

March 8, 2018 7

The ABC has bumped its male talent off air for International Women's Day. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

News Corp launches kids’ news site … the road to Raqqa … no awards for Oscars ratings …

March 6, 2018 3

Just months after Australia's first and only children's newspaper Crinkling News folded, News Corp has launched its own children's national news website.

‘Disappointing’ internal ABC survey shows staff distrust management

March 5, 2018 16

A survey from last year found that staff are unhappy with management but remain proud to work at the ABC.

NT News’ Save Our Children campaign … Ludlam’s new gig … walk and talk campaign

March 2, 2018 3

The NT paper has run a serious child welfare campaign after a shocking crime.

Alan Sunderland sent a video to ABC staff saying everything is fine

March 2, 2018 16

The ABC's head of editorial policies Alan Sunderland has tried to calm staff discontent over recent editorial missteps with an internal email and video today assuring them it's business as usual at the national broadcaster.

Your ABC platform for doomsayers

and March 1, 2018 11

The ABC continues to provide a platform for people with poor prediction records to warn of imminent economic doom.

ABC laments Alberici’s errors, but doesn’t know what they are

February 28, 2018 16

In a less-than-vintage estimates performance, ABC executives have shed no light on why they censored a senior journalist.

Tips and rumours

February 28, 2018 11

More woe for Centrelink users to come ... Cash's innuendo ... who leaked against Roman Quaedvlieg?

ABC does the shuffle … return serve to Nick Cater … Doug Anthony Allstar shame

February 28, 2018 4

Ahead of the ABC's appearance at Senate Estimates last night, a staff email announced a reshuffle of editorial positions that head of news Gaven Morris said would clear up any confusion after the chaos around the cabinet files and Emma Alberici decisions.

Revised Alberici piece re-posted … Parkland’s student journos …. Murdochs’ big pay packets

February 23, 2018 1

The ABC has finally re-posted chief economics correspondent Emma Ablerici's analysis of corporate tax cuts.