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How much does it cost to remove a managing director of the ABC?

How much does it cost to remove a managing director of the ABC?

Sacking ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie was never going to be cheap. But new documents reveal what the the lawyers alone cost.

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.

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.

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

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 continue public spat before Senate committee

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.

Adani announces scaled-back Carmichael mine

Adani announces scaled-back Carmichael mine

Good morning, early birds. Adani has announced plans for the imminent construction of a scaled-back version of its Carmichael coal mine, Justin Milne and Michelle Guthrie renew their public stoush, and students in Sydney and Melbourne are expected to stage a walk-out in protest of climate change inaction. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

ABC calls for new funding model to prevent ‘capricious’ political decisions

ABC calls for new funding model to prevent ‘capricious’ political decisions

Acting managing director David Anderson has come out strongly against political interference in the ABC.

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

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?

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 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.