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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.

(Image: AAP/Penny Stephens)

Your Say: For the ABC to survive, it must fight back

Crikey readers continue to discuss the crisis in the ABC, and Australia's growing attacks on China.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and ABC chair Ita Buttrose (Image: AAP/Dan Himbrechts)

Your Say: How Ita Buttrose can stop the rot at the ABC

Crikey readers have their say on the ABC, Julian Assange's extradition and more.

Communications Minister Paul Fletcher and ABC Chair Ita Buttrose (Images: AAP/Alex Murray, AAP/Lukas Coch)

Ita and the ABC: out with the old and in with the new

Even as the national broadcaster lets 200-plus journalists and producers go, it's busy hiring a younger, more agile — and cheaper — workforce.

Liberal backbencher Craig Kelly (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Tips and Murmurs: Kelly sets science straight … Ita upsets … Kerry’s special treatment

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.

Senator Jacqui Lambie (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Social Watch: ABC friends out in force … Latham’s hit list … Lambie’s trust deficit

From Jacqui Lambie to Ita Buttrose, here's what Crikey's followers had to say on social media this week.

(Image: AAP/Daniel Pockett)

Backyard blitz

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.

ABC chair Ita Buttrose. (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Tips and Murmurs: where is Ita? … Menzies needs a hand … what the cops are doing about Robert Doyle

5G-wizz, people are really going crazy, and where is Ita Buttrose on fresh ABC cuts? Plus other tips and murmurs.

(IMAGE: AAP/Danny Casey)

Bushfire coverage doesn’t mean much when it comes to cuts and culture wars

Despite its widely praised coverage of the recent catastrophic bushfires, the ABC is still staring down the barrel of $85 million in budget cuts.

Scott Morrison and ABC Chair Ita Buttrose (Image: AAP/Dan Himbrechts)

When Scotty met Ita: the burning issues for the ABC

What was on the agenda when Scott Morrison sat down with Ita Buttrose to discuss the ABC's future?

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