The History Listen, 29th July Summary published: An audience member complained that a post on the ABC News Facebook page about a traffic accident in the UK city of Manchester included Islamophobic comments from online readers. Should you send your kids to public or private school?
There have been relentless attacks from Mitch Fifield, Minister for Communications, and other Ministers. There has been daily sniping from the Australian, Daily Telegraph and other organs of News Corporation. The ABC reported recently that more than a thousand jobs had been lost.
Hopeless at the communications and political parts of her job, she never managed to convince the staff that she understood and cared about public broadcasting.
Instead, it leaves the ABC vulnerable and destabilised and highlights longer-term issues that seriously weaken the organisation. If it was not already, the future of the ABC is now front and centre as an election issue. We discussed the state of ABC News and other editorial matters.
She was well aware she was on a steep learning curve. Even under those circumstances, executives often manage to get a generous payout. Michelle Guthrie must be wondering why she signed up for a job for which she can be sacked "without cause" and without compensation.
But in orchestrating the removal of ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie, he has made the most contentious call of his career, and put the spotlight on himself. At an official AFL lunch ahead of the premiership decider between Richmond and Adelaide, the then prime minister started the encounter by complimenting Guthrie on some of the changes she had started to make.
Poor at communicating with the public and dealing with government, she never managed to convince the staff that she understood and cared about public broadcasting. It leaves the ABC vulnerable and destabilised and highlights longer-term issues that seriously weaken the organisation.
For this, Guthrie and the board share responsibility, as does the federal government. After a meeting of the board at the ABC, the directors decided it was "not in the best interests of the ABC for Ms Guthrie to continue to lead the organisation," a statement said.
Chairman Justin Milne said the decision was made in the "long-term interests of our own people and the millions of Australians who engage with ABC content every week". They will watch 4 Corners, Mad as Hell and Rake, either when broadcast or on i-view. There will be many rusted on to JJJ.
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The Wentworth by-election provides a most important opportunity for electors who care deeply about the ABC to send a message to government.
No advertising on the ABC? All they need to do is head to YouTube. Much has been said about the willingness of our big political parties to trade in prime ministers, on average, every 30 months.
There is the so-called hour news cycle, blamed for corralling fatigued governments into flawed and poorly executed public policy. China gave no reasons for the ban. Chan, a former political correspondent for the Guardian who has moved to the small town of Harden Murrumburrah in southern New South Wales, writes with knowledge of both sides of the divide.
Clear explanations of what has just happened can be harder to find. Although China has famously erected a "Great Firewall" around its online population to block internet users from accessing many western websites and social media apps including Google, Twitter and Facebook, it is unusual for an Australian media website to be blocked.
Beijing will not say how the ABC breached its rules. Not only has Tonightly improved its ratings and clocked up record-breaking views online, the daily comedy show has made the front page of the Daily Telegraph. On a quiet evening in latean hour or so before debate in the House of Representatives was due to finish, a whisper reached the Press Gallery that senior minister Joseph Lyons was already on his way to Canberra railway station.Marxism has always been at the forefront of the cause of women's emancipation.
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Friends of the ABC NSW - Supporting the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in its vital role to inform, educate and promote the culture of our nation. Australia - History: This article discusses the history of Australia from the arrival of European explorers in the 16th century to the present.
For a more detailed discussion of Aboriginal culture, see Australian Aboriginal peoples. Prior to documented history, travelers from Asia may have reached Australia. China’s control of South Asian waters could have extended to a landing in Australia.