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Razer: the only thing dumber than most ABC-bashing is the ABC itself

Helen Razer December 14, 2017 27 Comments

The frequent claim that the ABC has been dumbed down has itself been dumbed right down. But that doesn't excuse the ABC's decline.

Rundle: the ‘intellectual’ right are sloppier than a failed MasterChef pudding

Guy Rundle December 11, 2017 12 Comments

Guy Rundle on the intellectual inconsistencies of the right as tasting menu.

ABC news anchor’s lucky escape … Theroux film ‘exploitative’ … Canberra farewells Andrew Meares …

ABC news anchor’s lucky escape … Theroux film ‘exploitative’ … Canberra farewells Andrew Meares …

Emily Watkins November 17, 2017 8 Comments

The ABC's Tasmanian newsreader Peter Gee is recovering in hospital after a nasty bicycle crash. He won't be back on air until next year.

Solomon who? … Vale Iain Shedden … Assange’s right of reply

Solomon who? … Vale Iain Shedden … Assange’s right of reply

Emily Watkins October 17, 2017 3 Comments

Fairfax's business pages get their businessmen in a muddle, confusing Solomon Lew and Garry Hounslew.

Will enough people ever pay for journalism?

Christopher Warren October 2, 2017 4 Comments

There's good news for the optimists, and good (bad?) news for the pessimists too.

You can’t ask that … Oz goes Chinese … Sadness at the massage parlour

You can’t ask that … Oz goes Chinese … Sadness at the massage parlour

Emily Watkins September 21, 2017

Awards for the ABC, translators at the Oz, and more.

Rebel sinking Bauer? … ‘feral’ government … truth defence for ‘guttersnipe’ …

Rebel sinking Bauer? … ‘feral’ government … truth defence for ‘guttersnipe’ …

Emily Watkins September 15, 2017 2 Comments

Is Rebel Wilson's huge defamation payout going to mean more cost-cutting at Bauer?

Why aren’t we talking about The Queen and Zak Grieve?

Luke Buckmaster September 8, 2017 4 Comments

Dan Box excels in this commendable documentary from The Australian.

Jones v Barry … Davidson doubles down … ‘The Warsaw act’ …

Jones v Barry … Davidson doubles down … ‘The Warsaw act’ …

Emily Watkins September 5, 2017 7 Comments

At least we know Alan Jones watches Media Watch.

If the ABC crosses the commercial Rubicon, it can never go back

David Salter September 5, 2017 6 Comments

Making the ABC ad-free was a political decision, not an ideological one, but once the national broadcaster goes into the business of making money it will never come back.