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Q+A host Hamish McDonald (Image: ABC)

A new night for Q+A in scheduling balancing act that shows up commercial networks

The ABC will spread its flagship programming over the week in 2021, including moving Q+A to the current deadzone of Thursday nights.

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The ABC’s white-out sends its spinners into a yes-no-maybe frenzy

The ABC comms department was left to tweet its way out after the broadcaster copped flack for its lily-white news and current affairs line-up.

ABC chair Ita Buttrose (Image: AAP/Dan Peled)

We seek Ita’s lefties … A lawyer too crazy for Trump … PM wings a gong

Ita Buttrose is worried about the ABC's left-wing critics. What happens when you go too far even for Donald Trump? Plus more tips and murmurs from the Crikey bunker.

Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull and former deputy PM and Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce.

Politicians behaving badly is an old story, so why hasn’t it come out before?

Australia's onerous defamation laws stop many a public interest story about notorious MP pants men from being published.

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Aussie TV coverage: networks take US feeds, as the ABC wheels out everyone but Play School

Glenn Dyer reviews news coverage of an election day with a very different vibe.

ABC director of news Gaven Morris (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Your Say: With friends like these, does the ABC need enemies?

Crikey readers on loyalty in the ABC and David Littleproud's coal fixation.

Johnny Depp (Image: EPA/NEIL HALL)

The ABC goes soft … Depp case’s other notable figure … Markson v Turnbull

Another name to remember in the Johnny Depp defamation case, the ABC can always find fine people on both sides, and no winners in the Sharri Markson v Turnbull bout.

Lachlan and Rupert Murdoch (Image: PA/Doug Peters)

Murdoch’s Australia: a guide for aspiring MPs

News Corp campaigns relentlessly for governments that make it wealthier. Here's a simple guide to getting an endorsement.

ABC director of news Gaven Morris (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

The ABC needs its leaders to defend it, not white-ant it

The national broadcaster's news director Gaven Morris fell into the trap of parroting News Corp's 'inner-city elites' sledges. Not a good move.

Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, NBN Co CEO Stephen Rue (Images: AAP)

What recession? Australian taxpayers still forking out for hefty salaries

As Australians suffer through a recession, taxpayers are funding some big pay packets.

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