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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.

Attack on the ABC blows up in the face of Liberals, media companies

Attack on the ABC blows up in the face of Liberals, media companies

A joint attack on the ABC by the Liberals, One Nation and the commercial media sector has fallen apart due to lack of actual evidence.

The Coalition’s savagery towards the ABC is consistent with their cultural disregard

The Coalition’s savagery towards the ABC is consistent with their cultural disregard

The government has been in ABC attack mode since 2013, the same year it promised in opposition there would be no cuts to the ABC.

ABC fracas leaves Fifield’s board in charge

ABC fracas leaves Fifield’s board in charge

As long as Mitch Fifield has his job, and the current board is appointed by him, there will be a clear view to minimise the ABC.

‘Journalists are miserable’ … Tele defends Rush story … Fifield advises against dropping the C bomb …

‘Journalists are miserable’ … Tele defends Rush story … Fifield advises against dropping the C bomb …

Former Fairfax editorial director Sean Aylmer has called journalists "insecure" and "miserable", while describing how he needed to pull back from being "too honest" in talking about restructures at the media giant because of leaks to rival outlets.

Inquiry into ABC and SBS on the launch pad, but who’s the target?

Inquiry into ABC and SBS on the launch pad, but who’s the target?

A government inquiry into the ABC and SBS is about to start, but it could be the smaller broadcaster that is the real target.

In conversation with new arts think tank program director Kate Fielding

In conversation with new arts think tank program director Kate Fielding

The inaugural director of Australia’s new arts and culture think tank has her work cut out for her.

Media reform: how the sausage got made

Media reform: how the sausage got made

The government finally got a win on its media reform bill, but who extracted what along the way?

One Nation deal the greatest attack on ABC independence in decades

One Nation deal the greatest attack on ABC independence in decades

The Coalition-One Nation proposals to overhaul the ABC Act represent the greatest assault on the broadcaster's independence in a generation.

Media heavies get Fifield’s ear, consumer groups left out

Media heavies get Fifield’s ear, consumer groups left out

Media groups featured heavily in the list of people first getting to meet with Communications Minister Mitch Fifield, but tech companies were not.