Ita Buttrose

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Ita Buttrose puts Chris Kenny in his place as Sky News’s ABC doco draws blanks | The Weekly Beast
The Sky News host, who tried unsuccessfully to interview the ABC chair, had little luck with a more direct approach. Plus: union sausage sizzle flames out

Amanda Meade

24, Jun, 2022 @2:30 AM

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Ita Buttrose recalls ‘open sexism’ at News Corp in 1980s where women were seen as ‘the enemy’
ABC chair says in media lecture she was ‘hissed at’ and accepted only after achieving success

Amanda Meade

17, Jun, 2022 @11:30 AM

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Toto Albanese steals the post-election show as News Corp front pages do an about-face | The Weekly Beast
Seven’s Mark Riley catches Covid just in time to miss plane to Quad summit. Plus: the West Australian prints Noongar edition for Reconciliation Week

Amanda Meade

27, May, 2022 @2:22 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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Au revoir for ABC luminaries while Leunig lays into the Age | Weekly Beast
Fran Kelly and Gaven Morris step down, with latter highlighting pride in diversity push. Plus: tributes for Crikey co-founder Christian Kerr

Amanda Meade

03, Dec, 2021 @1:32 AM

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‘Grotesque, leftwing back-scratching’: failed Senate inquiry into ABC leaves Coalition enraged | The Weekly Beast
Labor and Greens heed Ita Buttrose’s call to ‘defend the independence’ of the national broadcaster but move draws fire. Plus: Folau doco raises eyebrows

Amanda Meade

26, Nov, 2021 @1:07 AM

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Senate inquiry into ABC suspended after Labor and Greens motion gets cross-bench support
PM backed investigation of broadcaster’s complaints handling, as ABC chair decried it as ‘political interference’

Amanda Meade

24, Nov, 2021 @12:36 AM

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Scott Morrison backs Senate ABC inquiry, saying national broadcaster ‘not above scrutiny’
ABC chair Ita Buttrose says the national broadcaster ‘is not the enemy’ of the federal government

Paul Karp

15, Nov, 2021 @2:40 AM

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ABC chair Ita Buttrose accuses Coalition of ‘political interference’ and ‘intimidation’
Buttrose launches blistering attack after Senate establishes inquiry into ABC’s complaints handling process

Amanda Meade

14, Nov, 2021 @3:37 AM

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ABC board defends Ita Buttrose against ‘disrespectful’ spray by Liberal powerbroker
Joseph Gersh says Michael Kroger was ‘out of line’ on Sky News Australia when he called ABC chair a ‘hopeless failure’ who should resign over biased programs

Amanda Meade

03, Jun, 2021 @6:22 AM

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ABC chair Ita Buttrose accuses government of 'political interference' in draft letter to Paul Fletcher
Exclusive: Buttrose mounts robust defence of broadcaster’s independence in response to questions about Four Corners’ episode Inside the Canberra Bubble

Amanda Meade

14, Dec, 2020 @2:29 AM

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'I have no intention' of sacking ABC chair Ita Buttrose, minister says
Paul Fletcher says he is within rights to expect a ‘serious and substantive’ response from Buttrose over Four Corners story into Christian Porter and Alan Tudge

Daniel Hurst

13, Dec, 2020 @12:46 AM

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