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Communicatons Minister Mitch Fifield launches investigation into ABC Chairman Justin Milne

Thursday 27 September, 2018
After initially rejecting calls for an Inquiry, Communications Minister Mitch Fifield has now announced that he will conduct an investigation into accusations that ABC Chairman Justin Milne sought to have journalist Emma Alberici sacked because the government did not like her reporting.

Minister Fifield said in a statement this evening:

ABC Chairman on knife edge: Staff union meeting this afternoon

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

ABC staff were reported to have been seen high fiving* in the foyer when news of Michelle Guthrie's sacking was released on Monday.

There is set to be more disruption within the national broadcaster today as Chairman Justin Milne's position becomes increasingly untenable after revelations that he emailed Michelle Guthrie urging her to sack Emma Alberici during a dispute over an article she wrote earlier this year.

Guthrie to seek legal advice

Monday 24 September, 2018

Michelle Guthrie has released a statement saying she is devastated by the news of her demise at the ABC

ABC Managing Director Michelle Guthrie sacked

Monday 24 September, 2018

The ABC board has sacked managing director Michelle Guthrie.

iHeartRadio Australia is 5

Wednesday 19 September, 2018

ARN’s iHeartRadio Australia celebrates its 5th birthday today and to mark the milestone has created the ultimate 5th birthday playlist with a pop-up station of favourite party bangers.
Since its launch in 2013 as a free, all-in-one digital music, live radio streaming, podcast and entertainment platform, 1.2 million registered users from Australia have embraced the service.

We are the go-to place for local content: Michael Mason

Tuesday 11 September, 2018

The ABC’s Director Regional & Local says recent changes to metropolitan and regional radio stations have been part of a larger plan to better engage with audiences on a variety of platforms.

In an article written for radioinfo, he acknowledges  some pain after changes made to the 2018 schedule, but argues it is part of a wider strategy of engagement by the national broadcaster

We all have a role to play in responding to misinformation: #NavigatingtheNews Conference

Monday 10 September, 2018
“As we increasingly go online we are confronted by propaganda, poor journalism, advertising masquerading as journalism… where is it all heading?” asked Joce Nettlefold, opening today’s Navigating the News conference in Hobart.

Mark Colvin scholarship winner announced

Monday 03 September, 2018

The ABC, in partnership with Kidney Health Australia have announced Alex Tighe as the recipient of the inaugural Mark Colvin journalism scholarship.

The 12-month paid cadetship commemorates the life and work of the esteemed ABC journalist, who died in 2017 due to complications related to kidney disease.

His Excellency Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove congratulated Alex during a ceremony at Admiralty House in Sydney as part of Kidney Health Australia’s 50th anniversary celebrations.


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