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Ita Buttrose picks a side — and it isn’t the ABC’s

Ita Buttrose picks a side — and it isn’t the ABC’s

New ABC chair Ita Buttrose thinks the broadcaster's employees might have a bias problem. Plus other tips from the week.

The future of Ita’s ABC is now at stake this election

The future of Ita’s ABC is now at stake this election

If the Morrison government is returned, Ita Buttrose will have to stand and fight for the ABC.

Michelle Guthrie received an extra $500k to drop ABC lawsuit

Michelle Guthrie received an extra $500k to drop ABC lawsuit

Good morning, early birds. Former ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie reportedly received an extra half million dollars in settlement to abandon her unfair dismissal claim, and human rights lawyer Julian Burnside announces he will run against Josh Frydenberg in the seat of Kooyong as a Greens candidate. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

There were giants, once: the decline of the journalist celebrity

There were giants, once: the decline of the journalist celebrity

We used to have huge journalistic personalities dominating our screens — now it's difficult for the average person to name even one.

Media goes gaga over Ita

Media goes gaga over Ita

Over the past week, journalists and media executives from both sides of the aisle have praised the appointment of Ita Buttrose as ABC chair.

NSW is more than just a construction industry

NSW is more than just a construction industry

Crikey readers discuss whether the NSW Liberals should be returned to government, the ParentsNext inquiry and the Ita Buttrose ABC appointment.

EXCLUSIVE sneak peek at Ita Buttrose’s revamped ABC line-up

EXCLUSIVE sneak peek at Ita Buttrose’s revamped ABC line-up

Ita plans, inter alia, to replace all existing weekend programming with Midsomer Murders.

Is our Ita the best choice for our ABC?

Is our Ita the best choice for our ABC?

Crikey readers discuss the suitability of Ita Buttrose as ABC chair, and philosopher Jordan Peterson.

If the answer’s Ita, what on earth is the question at the ABC?

If the answer’s Ita, what on earth is the question at the ABC?

Ita Buttrose would be an ideal ABC chair for a government that would prefer people not to worry about its attacks on the ABC. But her capacity to provide the broadcaster with the strategic leadership it needs isn't clear at all.

Morrison set to extend Abbott-era Emissions Reduction Fund by 10 years, $2b

Morrison set to extend Abbott-era Emissions Reduction Fund by 10 years, $2b

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition is set to extend the ineffective Abbott-era Emissions Reduction Fund by a further 10 years, and Labor sets its sights on banks and company mergers. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.