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ABC uses chaos at the top to demand more money and 'funding certainty'

ABC uses chaos at the top to demand more money and 'funding certainty'

The broadcaster said government control over its budget could influence or be seen to influence its editorial independence.

  • by Michael Koziol

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Former SBS boss says entire ABC board should consider resigning
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Justin Milne

Former SBS boss says entire ABC board should consider resigning

Michael Ebeid, who left SBS last month, called for wholesale changes to the way directors of both broadcasters are chosen.

  • by Michael Koziol
Aspiring ABC boss David Anderson sought a redundancy from Michelle Guthrie
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Aspiring ABC boss David Anderson sought a redundancy from Michelle Guthrie

Liberal senator and ABC critic Eric Abetz accused Mr Anderson of attempting to "game the system".

  • by Michael Koziol
ABC investigation fails to answer key questions about the downfall of Michelle Guthrie and Justin Milne
Justin Milne

ABC investigation fails to answer key questions about the downfall of Michelle Guthrie and Justin Milne

In a nine-page report, the communications secretary said he was "not in a position" to evaluate competing claims.

  • by Michael Koziol
'Turning point': Mitch Fifield flags further government regulation of the internet
Mitch Fifield

'Turning point': Mitch Fifield flags further government regulation of the internet

"Fake news" and exploitation of personal data are in the minister's sights as he awaits a key report.

  • by Michael Koziol
Funding fights and content clashes: turbulent times are not yet over for battered ABC
Michelle Guthrie

Funding fights and content clashes: turbulent times are not yet over for battered ABC

Communications Minister Mitch Fifield already has in hand a document that could create further upheaval at the public broadcaster.

  • by Michael Koziol & Jennifer Duke
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Tonightly c--- skit: Ex-ABC chairman wanted to change editorial policy
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Tonightly c--- skit: Ex-ABC chairman wanted to change editorial policy

Former ABC chairman Justin Milne was so enraged by an episode of an ABC TV show that labelled a conservative political candidate a “c--t” that he demanded editorial policies be changed.

  • by Jennifer Duke & Michael Koziol
A pitch to Mitch. Getting back on track is easy as your ABC, minister
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A pitch to Mitch. Getting back on track is easy as your ABC, minister

Sketch: An application for the combined and recently vacated jobs of managing director and chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

  • by Tony Wright
ABC chairman Justin Milne resigns
Justin Milne

ABC chairman Justin Milne resigns

ABC employees told board members they were prepared to walk off the job if the chairman wasn’t asked to step aside.

  • by Jennifer Duke & Michael Koziol
Sacking Guthrie is unlikely to help the ABC
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Sacking Guthrie is unlikely to help the ABC

The ABC is an increasingly powerful public-sector entity that warrants careful and genuine scrutiny.

  • by The Canberra Times
Huawei ban a 'huge loss': China business lobby demands explanation
Mitch Fifield

Huawei ban a 'huge loss': China business lobby demands explanation

Australian China Business Council national chief executive Helen Sawczak has called the government's 5G ban on Huawei a "huge loss".

  • by Jennifer Duke