Topic archives: Radio National

McLachlan fights back … the BBC takes on Today … the revolving door

January 22, 2018 1

Actor Craig McLachlan will sue Fairfax Media and the ABC for defamation over allegations they have published of sexual harassment and indecent behaviour while working on the 2014 production of Rocky Horror Show.

Rundle: groupthink abounds in the trial-by-media destruction of Geoffrey Rush

December 6, 2017 20

Nothing indicates more clearly the potential injustices of the current process than the manner in which Rush has been treated.

Boy George hangs up on Fran Kelly … Murdoch company stops Fox ads … the revolving door …

Boy George hangs up on Fran Kelly … Murdoch company stops Fox ads … the revolving door …

November 13, 2017 1

Eighties pop star Boy George abruptly ended an interview with Radio National's Fran Kelly after questions about being a "gender bender".

AAP shuts up shop in Jakarta … ABC demands apology … AM turns 50 …

AAP shuts up shop in Jakarta … ABC demands apology … AM turns 50 …

September 4, 2017

The ABC has demanded an apology and correction from The Australian over a story run in its media section today.

RN shake-up … on the hiss … the fucking New York Times …

RN shake-up … on the hiss … the fucking New York Times …

July 31, 2017 1

The ABC has advertised for a managing editor of audio current affairs, which could change the way AM, PM and Breakfast are produced.

Ten’s creditors revealed … RN religion editor exorcised … the new ‘yellow peril’? …

Ten’s creditors revealed … RN religion editor exorcised … the new ‘yellow peril’? …

July 11, 2017 7

Turns out Ten owes CBS a bundle. And other media tidbits of the day.

Rundle: how (and why) to save the ABC

December 13, 2016 22

You think the current cuts to the ABC are the end of it? They are a fraction of the war on public broadcasting that is to come. But take heart, comrades. We can yet save the ABC.

Radio National staff pass no-confidence motion in ABC management

November 24, 2016 12

This follows a heated meeting of RN staff with managers on Tuesday.

Tips and rumours

November 23, 2016 3

ABCC MIA ... Pauline makes her demands ... future of Radio National ...

ABC farewells John Cleary, welcomes Kim Williams

November 17, 2016 5

Kim Williams will be joining Radio National.

Guthrie told Senate estimates there’d be no redundancies at Radio National

Guthrie told Senate estimates there’d be no redundancies at Radio National

November 16, 2016 2

A month is a long time at the ABC ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

November 15, 2016

Redundancies on the way at RN ... KittyLeaks ... DFAT out of Mardi Gras ...

Crikey 15 | Digital disruptions: Bob Carr

Crikey 15 | Digital disruptions: Bob Carr

March 10, 2015

A New South Wales premier who became foreign minister in the final years of the Gillard government, Carr has always been a voracious consumer of Australian arts and letters. He tells Crikey his iPad is a quicker, more efficient way to read, but he just can't give up print.

A humane alternative to the current treatment of asylum seekers

January 23, 2015 1

Crikey readers have their say on asylum seeker policy and other issues of the day.

Another conservative host at Aunty: Switzer’s new show unveiled

Another conservative host at Aunty: Switzer’s new show unveiled

January 16, 2015 19

The conservative journalist's new show will air at 7.30pm Thursdays on ABC's Radio National, starting from January 29.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

June 6, 2014 18

Where's the info on chaplain providers? ... Fanning ends RN stint ... Canberra is hipster heaven ...

Media briefs: ACMA v 2Day … <em>Insiders</em> host … <em>Monthly</em> change …

Media briefs: ACMA v 2Day … Insiders host … Monthly change …

March 14, 2014 3

CEO proposal will probably get up at MEAA ... Fran Kelly to Insiders, who'll replace on RN? ... Musical chairs at The Monthly ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

January 24, 2014 5

RN staff: keep it to a whisper, thanks ... Kevin Andrews, love, and marriage ... Glasson: vote Labor to last ... Pollie travel: tales from economy ...

Media briefs: RN upheaval … jumping Cup gun … Gai party …

Media briefs: RN upheaval … jumping Cup gun … Gai party …

November 6, 2013

Subeditors across Australia yesterday celebrated Gai Waterhouse's Melbourne Cup win in punny style. Plus other media snippets

Media briefs: Abbott goads Fran … Turnbull odd one out … Seven ratings cash …

Media briefs: Abbott goads Fran … Turnbull odd one out … Seven ratings cash …

August 26, 2013 2

Why does Malcolm Turnbull look weirdly photoshopped on a Liberal Party brochure? And will Seven's ratings grab pay off?