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John Menadue. Malcolm Turnbull and rebuilding the ABC

Our new prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull has a chance to repair the damage that was done to the ABC when he was the minister in charge. Malcolm Turnbull was unable to stop Tony Abbott’s cultural war on the ABC which … Continue reading

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John Menadue.The vendetta against the ABC and the cost to Australia

Tony Abbott’s vendetta against the ABC is prejudicing Australia’s regional diplomacy. The ABC is the most trusted media organisation in the country but Tony Abbott wants to bring it to heel. He has grown used to the fawning Murdoch media. … Continue reading

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John Menadue. The media, our region and the PM’s visit.

The Prime Minister’s visit to Japan, the Republic of Korea and China, highlighted for me the problems of media reporting and understanding our region. I have posted blogs on our media. See April 17, 2013, ‘Media failure: the tale of … Continue reading

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Walter Hamilton. The ABC and its Japanese Cousin.

If the board and management of the ABC need to firm up their ideas about the proper relationship between a public broadcaster and the government of the day they might consider what is happening in Japan. NHK, that nation’s public … Continue reading

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