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Sue Howard Update and A-Span Bummer

Sue Howard Update and A-Span Bummer

I can update and firm up some aspects of my Crikey piece on the departure of Sue Howard as ABC Director of Radio, and the context. But far more worrying than any of this for the ABC is what I have heard from Canberra this afternoon. The muttering in the corridors of power tends to […]

Sue Howard is Going from ABC Radio

Sue Howard is Going from ABC Radio

Almost two years ago now the ABC was rife with rumours that the unpopular Director of Radio, Sue Howard, was not finding favour with newish Managing Director Mark Scott, and would soon be for the high jump. The Australian’s Media section even published this rumour as fact. It wasn’t true, as I reported in Crikey […]

Why ABC Managing Director Mark Scott Should be Worried

Why ABC Managing Director Mark Scott Should be Worried

The Australian gives ABC Managing Director Mark Scott a huge boost this morning by making him its media person of the year. I think the timing is weird, because the signs for Mark Scott’s ABC agenda are not good, and despite the real achievements trumpeted by the Oz it seems to me he should be […]

ABC Boss Mark Scott’s Christmas Message to Staff

ABC Boss Mark Scott’s Christmas Message to Staff

ABC Managing Director Mark Scott’s Christmas message to staff has leaked, as these things do at that most porous of institutions. It contains the usual boosterism, and the announcement that staff will get a Christmas bonus of a $35 ABC shop voucher. Bet they can’t contain their excitement. More seriously, the Christams message does contain […]