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‘The worst couple of weeks in the ABC’s modern era’

‘The worst couple of weeks in the ABC’s modern era’

A former senior journalist has told Crikey the last few weeks at the ABC have been so demoralising internally that senior journalists he'd spoken to are even considering leaving.

ABC veterans find Swisse cash a bitter pill to swallow

ABC veterans find Swisse cash a bitter pill to swallow

ABC journalists and producers are up in arms about a new deal with Swisse, a company that sued the ABC over a segment that questioned whether the company's vitamins were "independently tested".

Media briefs: Guthrie’s first day … hyperbolic Greg … best ad ever …

Media briefs: Guthrie’s first day … hyperbolic Greg … best ad ever …

Greg Sheridan is pretty excited about Ted Cruz. And other media tidbits of the day.

Quentin Dempster defends Aunty’s sass in response to (yet another) editorial review

Quentin Dempster defends Aunty’s sass in response to (yet another) editorial review

Do frequent editorial reviews at the ABC help steer the ship, or just provide ammo to Aunty's critics?

Media briefs: hold the outrage … hail Fellowes … they like Mike …

Media briefs: hold the outrage … hail Fellowes … they like Mike …

Everyone joins Team Baird. And other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: warm receptions … enemies within … what is and isn’t terrorism …

Media briefs: warm receptions … enemies within … what is and isn’t terrorism …

Why is The Fin's Rear Window columnist having a go at a stablemate? And other media tidbits of the day.

Slippery slope: former SBS stars slam ad-averaging proposal

Slippery slope: former SBS stars slam ad-averaging proposal

The government's proposal to allow SBS to average out the number of ads it shows per hour could save the multicultural broadcaster from budget cuts. But its former stars tell Crikey it's just not worth it.

Losing our religion: ABC dumps Carols and Readings

Losing our religion: ABC dumps Carols and Readings

There'll be no carols on Aunty this year, and that's just the start of massive changes to the ABC's religion team, writes outgoing 7.30 NSW host Quentin Dempster in a Senate submission.

State <em>7.30</em> shows under threat, but still more popular than Leigh Sales

State 7.30 shows under threat, but still more popular than Leigh Sales

The loss of the local editions of 7.30, which used to be called Stateline, have prompted a fierce reaction, and a look at the ratings helps reveal why.

ABC board talks potential program cuts, with Holmes not invited

ABC board talks potential program cuts, with Holmes not invited

Hundreds of ABC supporters gathered outside the broadcaster's Ultimo HQ this morning to urge the board to save Lateline and a host of other ABC programs.