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ABC chair Ita Buttrose pushes for more female CEOs

ABC chair Ita Buttrose pushes for more female CEOs

Newly appointed ABC chairman Ita Buttrose is pushing for more female chief executives in media and wants board members to be half women in future. 

  • by Jennifer Duke

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'Not about money': Michelle Guthrie 'delighted' that ABC case is over
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'Not about money': Michelle Guthrie 'delighted' that ABC case is over

Sacked ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie has defended her $730,000 settlement from the public broadcaster.

  • by Jennifer Duke and Fergus Hunter
Why is age even a question?
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Opinion

Why is age even a question?

At 77, Ita Buttrose has just been appointed as the new Chair of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

  • by John Warhurst
Michelle Guthrie paid $730,000 to drop court action against ABC
Michelle Guthrie

Michelle Guthrie paid $730,000 to drop court action against ABC

The sum is in addition to a $911,000 termination payout she received when she was dismissed.

  • by Fergus Hunter
Taxpayers always deserved to know the details of Guthrie's payout
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Opinion

Taxpayers always deserved to know the details of Guthrie's payout

The Australian people don’t just own the national broadcaster on paper, they feel that ownership at a visceral level.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Efficiency review questions the focus of ABC and SBS on lifestyle and food content
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Efficiency review questions the focus of ABC and SBS on lifestyle and food content

The ABC and SBS are gearing up to defend their lifestyle and food-based programming in light of a new review that has suggested some of their content is not "core" to their charter responsibilities.

  • by Jennifer Duke and Fergus Hunter
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Former ABC boss calls for greater scrutiny of board directors
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Former ABC boss calls for greater scrutiny of board directors

Mark Scott wants directors' appointments to be scrutinised when they have not been recommended by the arms-length panel established in 2013.

  • by Nick Bonyhady
Parliament could compel the ABC to reveal Michelle Guthrie settlement
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Parliament could compel the ABC to reveal Michelle Guthrie settlement

A parliamentary committee is exploring options to force the ABC's hand after it declared the settlement would remain confidential.

  • by Fergus Hunter and Jennifer Duke
'Should be made public': ABC rebuked for secret Michelle Guthrie settlement
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'Should be made public': ABC rebuked for secret Michelle Guthrie settlement

The ABC is under pressure from supporters, think tanks, former staff and a politician to reveal details of its confidential settlement with sacked managing director Michelle Guthrie.

  • by Jennifer Duke
Michelle Guthrie reaches confidential settlement with ABC
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Michelle Guthrie reaches confidential settlement with ABC

The ABC has reached a confidential settlement with former managing director Michelle Guthrie over her adverse action claim in court marking the end of a turbulent chapter for the public broadcaster.

  • by Jennifer Duke
Newspaper veterans among likely candidates for top ABC job
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Newspaper veterans among likely candidates for top ABC job

Two former Fairfax Media senior editors, a State Library executive and the current acting managing director are all expected to be in the running to take the top job at the ABC after Ita Buttrose was announced as chairman on Thursday.

  • by Jennifer Duke