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DEMPSTER: “THE ABC IS NOW FIGHTING FOR ITS SURVIVAL”

Former ABC broadcaster Quentin Dempster has written a powerful article about the current political situation for the ABC.

Published in John Menadue’s “Pearls and Irritations” blog, Mr. Dempster says the ABC is fighting for its survival.

He writes:

In trying to defend the ABC as an institutional pillar of a fearless free media in Australia’s robust democracy, first, we have to confront paranoia. It comes in the form of constant Murdoch Press complaints that the ABC is biased and a force for “left-wing” ideology. “All the ABC’s presenters are left wing!” columnists and ABC critics have written.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE

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