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Topic: Justin Milne
Former ABC chairman Justin Milne. Image credit: Mick Tsikas/AAP.

Justin Milne leaves the big bad city behind

After the headache that was the 2018 ABC leadership scandal, former chairman Justin Milne has escaped to the country.

ABC chair designate Ita Buttrose shakes hands with Communications Minister Mitch Fifield. (Image: AAP/Dan Himbrechts)

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.

Should Morrison be the one to appoint an ABC chair?

Crikey readers discuss the next ABC chair and the failings of the banking royal commission.

Who will be the next ABC chair?

Whoever takes the reins of the ABC will have some big, troubled shoes to fill. Who do the media think will be up to the task?

Former ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie

The ABC’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year

From sackings to political scandals, funding cuts to good old-fashioned cock-ups, the national broadcaster didn't have a great one.

Justin Milne and Michelle Guthrie. (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

Justin Milne and Michelle Guthrie continue public spat before Senate committee

The Milne-Guthrie ABC stoush shows no signs of abating, after the two were called to give evidence before a senate inquiry into ABC interference.

Justin Milne and Michelle Guthrie. (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

Will Four Corners’ Guthrie-Milne special amount to anything?

Crikey readers discuss the ABC leadership fallout, plus Labor's diminishing push for intelligence agency oversight.

Can Justin Milne sue Guthrie and the ABC for defamation?

Monday's Four Corners report on the Michelle Guthrie-Justin Milne ABC leadership saga included claims of inappropriate behaviour from Milne. What's the next step?

The ABC leadership structure is set up to fail

The entire process of appointing the ABC managing director is flawed, constantly risking a poor appointment to a demanding job.

Ousted ABC head Michelle Guthrie.

Does Michelle Guthrie have any chance of winning her case against the ABC?

On Thursday afternoon, news broke that Guthrie was indeed proceeding with a claim against the ABC. Just what are her options?