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.
Crikey readers continue to discuss the crisis in the ABC, and Australia's growing attacks on China.
Even as the national broadcaster lets 200-plus journalists and producers go, it's busy hiring a younger, more agile — and cheaper — workforce.
Ita Buttrose's remarks about young people couldn't have come at a worse time, while Craig Kelly cites a peer-reviewed climate study... kind of.
From Jacqui Lambie to Ita Buttrose, here's what Crikey's followers had to say on social media this week.
Good morning, early birds. Victoria has launched a COVID-19 testing blitz across 10 priority suburbs, and ABC chairwoman Ita Buttrose has reportedly accused Communications Minister Paul Fletcher of lying about the national broadcaster's efforts to collaborate with SBS. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
5G-wizz, people are really going crazy, and where is Ita Buttrose on fresh ABC cuts? Plus other tips and murmurs.
Despite its widely praised coverage of the recent catastrophic bushfires, the ABC is still staring down the barrel of $85 million in budget cuts.