Two sides of the same coin

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I couldn’t help but notice the headings associated with two stories published on the ABC News Online site recently. They were published on consecutive weekdays (February 08, 2013 and February 11, 2013), at about the… Continue reading

A Question of ABC Ethics

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In fairness4media’s inaugural post the brazenness of the ABC’s Religion and Ethics department is revealed.  On Wednesday February 13, 2013 a series of remarkable tweets were sent from the ABC’s Religion and Ethics department. It… Continue reading

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Originally posted on TruthInNewsMedia:
By Barry Tucker          January 29, 2013 The management of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) appears to have lost control of at least some of its…

Community Cabinet or Sports?

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ABC News 24′s live coverage last night of the Government’s Community Cabinet at Launceston College in Launceston, Tasmania was abruptly interrupted at 7.30pm to ensure the program Grandstand went to air as scheduled. A decision… Continue reading

Leigh Sales doing what a journalist should do

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At 5pm yesterday ABC’s 7.30 anchor, Leigh Sales, tweeted that she had received word that Tony Abbott, Leader of the Opposition, would be her guest interview that night. Going off past interviews conducted with Abbott, those despondent with 7.30… Continue reading

Liberals allowed to beat their drum the loudest

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There is no denying it, ABC TV’s The Drum has a clear and definitive Liberal Party bias. Looking over the period of a year (June 2011 – June 2012) and counting both politicians and ex-politicians,… Continue reading

Will the ABC look after Mal Brough again?

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Former Howard Minister Mal Brough has re-entered the political fray after winning Liberal National Party pre-selection for the seat of Fisher on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. This renaissance however has been sullied by his unnecessary… Continue reading

News Limited set the beat of The Drum

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From June 2011 – June 2012 there were 313 guest spots taken by news media, social media and ABC staff on the TV program, The Drum. Journalists, reporters, presenters, bloggers, commentators and one… Continue reading

IPA wins the battle of the think tanks

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Looking over a period of a year (June 2011 – June 2012), I have analysed how many times a representative from a think tank has guested on ABC TV’s The Drum. Out of… Continue reading

Insiders: Barrie Cassidy lets Tony Abbott get away with lies

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The Opposition Leader Tony Abbott appeared on ABC Insiders on the weekend for his first interview of the year. First off, Barrie Cassidy deserves credit for managing to secure the interview with Abbott… Continue reading

The ABC is not part of the ‘left wing’ groupthink on climate change

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Doubt is our product since it is the best means of competing with the “body of fact” that exists in the mind of the general public. It is also the means of establishing… Continue reading

Review of QandA with Julia Gillard (11/06/12)

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QandA this week was a special edition with Prime Minister Julia Gillard sharing the dais with Tony Jones and having all the questions to herself. The program saw a reasonably active Jones keeping… Continue reading

The ABC denials have been rolled out

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Remember the impertinent Chris Uhlmann interview with Prime Minister Julia Gillard where he interrupted her a staggering 26 times? The one that saw former Prime Minister Paul Keating write an impassioned letter in… Continue reading