We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
Crikey readers discuss the ABC leadership fallout, plus Labor's diminishing push for intelligence agency oversight.
Former members of the ABC and SBS board nomination panel have shown why the whole process now has no credibility.
Depoliticising the governance of the ABC is more difficult than it appears.
Good morning, early birds. Senior ABC staff demand answers from the rest of the ABC's board, while others call for a complete overhaul. Plus, an Indigenous community questions Tony Abbott's new gig. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The ABC's board looks more like that of a listed company than a public broadcaster.
We're clearly not getting the full story from the ABC board. And if Australia's defamation laws don't change, we likely never will.
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.