Topic archives: Michelle Guthrie

Guthrie has a long, long way to go

June 21, 2018

Crikey readers debate the stand Michelle Guthrie has taken for the ABC, and pile onto David "The Dinosaur" Murray.

Guthrie’s speech proof that the ABC plans to fight back

June 20, 2018 9

Michelle Guthrie has finally squared in the ABC's fight against recent political onslaughts, but some colleagues are wondering why she's so late to the party.

Keep the ABC bosses out of editorial completely

May 28, 2018

Crikey readers respond to speculation on leadership at the ABC, and demand the names of those who knew of live export cruelty.

Media roundtable: should the head of the ABC be a journalist?

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.

ABC v the government … Irish abortion ad ban … London calling …

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.

Filing cabinets and censure: understanding the ABC culture of cautious restraint

April 23, 2018 11

Like many big legacy media companies, the ABC is grappling with disruption, but with one major difference.

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.

‘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.

ABC sticks to the script in its first annual public meeting

February 9, 2018 11

The meeting was an opportunity for ABC leadership to tout the broadcaster's popularity and cultural impact, though it failed to mark much of a change from its recent message.

ABC staff respond to restructure with questions and confusion

November 15, 2017 5

The ABC's major internal restructure announcement yesterday has been met with confusion by staff, who are yet to be told how it will be implemented.

ABC restructure not about cutting programs or costs, Guthrie says in major announcement

November 14, 2017 9

Announcing the changes to staff around the country from Melbourne today, Guthrie said it was the "next phase of our evolution as a national broadcaster".

ABC salary details revealed … murdered journo’s family inherits lawsuit … notorious photographer dropped …

ABC salary details revealed … murdered journo’s family inherits lawsuit … notorious photographer dropped …

October 25, 2017 2

ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie has revealed details of ABC presenter salaries at Senate estimates, saying the highest-paid presenter is a woman.

Audio and video are the new ABC buzzwords, internal documents show

October 16, 2017 8

The ABC is preparing for yet another restructure announcement, where it's likely to make changes to increase communication and content between its silos.

Ten shares worthless … un-forkin’-believable … police stuff-up kept Weinstein free …

Ten shares worthless … un-forkin’-believable … police stuff-up kept Weinstein free …

October 11, 2017 2

The NYPD mishandling a case two years ago allowed Harvey Weinstein to stay on the street. And other media tidbits of the day.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

July 25, 2017 6

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

ABC cuts … journalist body-slammed … Brandis throws shade at Crikey …

ABC cuts … journalist body-slammed … Brandis throws shade at Crikey …

May 26, 2017 2

Senior staff from ABC radio face the chop. And other media tidbits of the day.

Quadrant wants the ABC bombed … Sheridan gets stroppy … Peppa Pig brings home the bacon …

Quadrant wants the ABC bombed … Sheridan gets stroppy … Peppa Pig brings home the bacon …

May 24, 2017 7

Today in Media Files, the ABC's current affairs boss Bruce Belsham is retiring amid lagging ratings.

Local content rules not needed for ABC: Michelle Guthrie

May 17, 2017 5

ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie doesn't think the public broadcaster should be subject to local content quotas.

New ABC chair reveals his ‘tough side’, promises he ‘will not be pushed around by politicians’

March 27, 2017 12

Justin Milne made it clear he would protect the ABC's independence fiercely.

Guthrie schmoozes with pollies

March 23, 2017

Guthrie reiterated previous statements about the need for the ABC to remain relevant.