Crikey readers have more to say about the ABC board's cowardice under fire. And who is really to blame about the erosion of our digital privacy?
On the boards of corporate Australia, the same names seem to come up often. CEOs, lawyers and investment bankers are frequent go-tos for headhunters after a name that will fit comfortably and respectably on the boards they’re filling. The ABC’s board, with a few exceptions largely fits this model. But the two women named to […]
The Communications Minister confirmed the ABC budget will be slashed by $254 million over the next four years -- or 2.6% of its $5.5 billion budget -- while SBS will lose $25.2 million (1.7%) over the period.
Numerous reviews into the ABC have come up with the same conclusion: the ABC needs more money, not less, to do what it is chartered to do.
Successive governments have let the ABC adapt to its environment rather than take on the difficult task of discussing what public broadcasting should mean.
Next week the Oz's Monday-to-Friday cover price rises from $2.20 to $2.50. And other media tidbits of the day.
If you thought Albrechtsen was the only ideological appointment to the ABC appointments panel, think again. Co-appointee Neil Brown, a QC and former Liberal Party deputy leader, reckons the ABC should be sold, or, failing that, hobbled so it doesn't compete with the commercial media sector.
Culture warrior Janet Albrechtsen is to play a key role in appointments at the ABC and SBS
Voting begins next week for the plum position of ABC staff-elected director. Crikey reveals the full list of candidates -- led by veteran Aunty journalist Matt Peacock.
Quentin Dempster is banned from taking up the reinstated staff-elected board position at the ABC after a six-year fight to return due to a legislative clause that nobody picked up on.