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My ‘realistic wish’ for Australian comedy

My ‘realistic wish’ for Australian comedy

If the good ol' Chaser boys can't make it on the ABC, who can? 

ABC publicity stays silent on Tonightly’s comedy ARIA win

ABC publicity stays silent on Tonightly’s comedy ARIA win

Tonightly has only been off air for a month, but that's apparently long enough to be forgotten by ABC's publicity arm.

More than Mark Knight: inside Australian media’s enduring problem with race

More than Mark Knight: inside Australian media’s enduring problem with race

This embarrassing international incident highlights not only Australia’s stubborn refusal to act on the urgency of race, but the media's stubborn refusal to even listen.

Goodnightly to Tonightly, a show that punched well above its weight 

Goodnightly to Tonightly, a show that punched well above its weight 

For a show that suffered from apparently fatal ratings, it sure managed to get people's attention.

What’s really at stake in the Steve Bannon New Yorker furore (hint: it isn’t free speech)

What’s really at stake in the Steve Bannon New Yorker furore (hint: it isn’t free speech)

The numerous controversies surrounding Steve Bannon's media appearances, including on our own Four Corners, have little to do with free speech.

ABC axes Tonightly, says it is time for ‘fresh approach’

ABC axes Tonightly, says it is time for ‘fresh approach’

The ABC has announced that it is cancelling nightly comedy show Tonightly, hosted by Tom Ballard.

You cunt say that on TV! Watchdog clears Tom Ballard sketch.

You cunt say that on TV! Watchdog clears Tom Ballard sketch.

The Australian Media and Communications Authority has cleared an expletive-riddled sketch from the ABC's Tonightly which raised complaints from Communications Minister Mitch Fifield.