Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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Laura Tingle laments ‘stupid and depressing’ election campaign as Morrison dodges ABC debate | Weekly Beast
7.30 political correspondent labels grilling of Anthony Albanese over costings ‘embarrassing’ for journalists. Plus: Kennedy awards take a bizarre turn

Amanda Meade

20, May, 2022 @3:03 AM

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Public sector cuts worth $3.3bn would not result in job losses, David Littleproud claims
Nationals frontbencher describes cuts as ‘sensible management’ but unions say they will result in thousands of job losses

Katharine Murphy Political editor

18, May, 2022 @1:03 AM

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Independent review praises ABC complaints unit but recommends new ombudsman role to handle appeals
Review says internal complaints unit is ‘efficient and professional’ but also recommends addition of ombudsman and new social media policies

Amanda Meade

17, May, 2022 @1:58 AM

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Nine mutes one of its own critics after shouty leaders’ debate | The Weekly Beast
Amid the ferocious feedback, a review written for the Age and Sydney Morning Herald was spiked. Plus: Katherine Deves among the most mentioned election candidates

Amanda Meade

13, May, 2022 @4:49 AM

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Three things with Natalie Bassingthwaighte: ‘I thought oh, surely I won’t burn myself again’
In our weekly interview about objects, the musician and host tells us about discovering her dad’s piano talents – plus a useful but dangerous item

As told to Katie Cunningham

10, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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ABC veterans call on voters to back election candidates who support the public broadcaster
‘At no point in my lifetime has the ABC been more important than it is today,’ says Kerry O’Brien in one campaign video

Amanda Meade

10, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Far from having a leftwing bias, the ABC has been tamed by cuts and incessant attacks | Kevin Rudd
Under the Coalition, the national broadcaster has been domesticated to the point of overcorrecting for perceived partisanship

Kevin Rudd

09, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Headlines go hardline on Albanese while Morrison looks to the Sky | The Weekly Beast
While the prime minister was given free rein, the Labor leader faced the heat on Q+A. Plus: Chris Kenny is making a documentary for the ABC’s birthday

Amanda Meade

06, May, 2022 @2:56 AM

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‘No, not Bluey’: report hit show could be cancelled ‘completely untrue’, Australian producers say
The report prompted outcry from fans and parents but producers say there are no plans to stop making the beloved cartoon

Amanda Meade

05, May, 2022 @3:59 AM

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Eurovision, Mike Myers, and every James Bond movie: what’s new to streaming in Australia this May
Plus The Time Traveler’s Wife, The Nightingale, and the greatest Australian horror movie of all time: the election

Luke Buckmaster

29, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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To Russia with love: ABC takes down interview sympathetic to Moscow’s stance on Ukraine | The Weekly Beast
National broadcaster removes segment that it admitted ‘unduly favoured Russia’s perspective’. Plus: teal or no teal?

Amanda Meade

29, Apr, 2022 @3:00 AM

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Sarah Ferguson to replace Leigh Sales as host of ABC’s 7.30 program
Former Four Corners presenter has won five Walkley awards in a career with the ABC stretching back to 2008

Amanda Meade

28, Apr, 2022 @10:07 PM

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