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Truthful, not neutral:

2024-03-31T16:55:47+10:302024-03-31|About the ABC, Independence, Public Media|

Crikey | Alexandra Wake | March 26, 2024 Why the ABC’s ‘impartiality’ warning isn’t the full story. The ABC’s chair Kim Williams has come out firing in his first week in the role, telling journalists they must acknowledge the broadcaster’s statutory requirement to be impartial or walk out the door. Often, it’s not that simple. It’s always been one of the most difficult things to teach young people, but if they want [...]

Kim Williams and ABC Turmoil

2024-02-09T12:31:56+10:302024-02-09|About the ABC, Digital Media, Public Media|

Can Kim Williams resolve the ABC turmoil? The Saturday Paper | February 3, 2024 | Quentin Dempster As a child, Kim Williams was obsessed with Lego. At the age of 11, he became the national champion. His mind has always been analytical. He has always wanted to be excellent. In business, he has a reputation as a fierce interrogator of data. His management style is fixed on the practical [...]

Kim Williams to replace Ita Buttrose as ABC Chair

2024-01-24T22:26:27+10:302024-01-24|About the ABC, Public Media|

The Guardian | January 24 |2024 |Tory Shepherd and Josh Butler Kim Williams, a former chief executive of News Corp Australia, will replace Ita Buttrose as chair of the ABC. Prime minister Anthony Albanese’s announcement follows union members’ vote of no confidence in managing director David Anderson The prime minister, announced Williams’ nomination on Wednesday morning. Buttrose said last year she and she will finish in the role in March. Albanese [...]

Kim Williams – Announced as Chairman of the ABC

2024-01-24T21:50:16+10:302024-01-24|About the ABC, Public Media|

The Guardian | January 24,2024 | Alan Sunderland Kim Williams is more than just a former Murdoch boss, but his new role does not make it his ABC. The public broadcaster is under siege. Williams must focus on bringing staff and management together again The ABC has a new chairman in Kim Williams and once again across the media landscape the hares are running. You can take your pick: he’s a former Murdoch [...]

Inside the overhaul at the ABC

2023-12-23T16:12:58+10:302023-12-23|About the ABC, Digital Media|

The Saturday Paper  www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au   December 23, 2023 | Scott Mitchell Six months into a landmark restructure, with more staff leaving and show cancellations mounting, there are increasing doubts over whether the ABC’sstrategy to secure its future with a younger audience can succeed. The national broadcaster’s internal ructions found strong public resonance this month with the axing of The Drum. For some viewers lamenting the demise of the current affairs panel [...]

ABC News and The Drum

2023-12-23T16:53:40+10:302023-12-12|Uncategorized|

ABC statement December 12,2023 The ABC has today announced proposed changes that will focus ABC NEWS Channel on its core roles of continuous news, breaking news and news video production, geared to service strong demand from digital audiences, and also expand the role of the Asia Pacific Newsroom as the home of specialist coverage on our region.    As part of these changes, ABC TV program The Drum will not be [...]

Speech by David Anderson MD of The ABC

2023-11-24T22:18:57+10:302023-11-24|Uncategorized|

Following are the concluding remarks of a speech given by the Managing Director of the ABC, David Anderson, on 17 November 2023 at The Annual Dinner of ABC Friends, Victoria.       Link to the full speech "So we look to the future with confidence. An ABC that is the most trusted media source in the country, an institution that promotes good citizenship, fortifies our democracy and contributes to [...]

Australians demand Independent ABC Board

2023-11-13T15:40:41+10:302023-11-13|About the ABC, Independence, Public Media|

70% Australians Demand Independent Selection for ABC Board Australia Institute The survey was taken between 29 August and 1 September 2023, with nationally representative samples by gender, age group and state/territory. A further 406 South Australians and 127 Queenslanders were sampled to produce more precise results, but weighting was used to ensure that people from these states were not over-represented in national results. Key findings: Seven in 10 [...]

Are Streaming services willing the battle ?

2023-11-12T18:25:58+10:302023-11-12|Digital Media, Solial Media|

The streaming services winning the battle for attention, and the feature Australians want. SBS web site  Source: AAP / Jenny Kane/AP It's not subscription platforms like Netflix that Australians are spending the most time watching, according to a new report, which also revealed they want a feature that would make finding content easier. Australians are steadily reducing streaming services subscriptions amid cost of living pressures, a new report has [...]

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