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In which their ABC outdoes itself

18 March 2018

6:58 PM

18 March 2018

6:58 PM

On Friday Fairfax media — Fairfax media, mind you, not The Australian — reported:

ABC journalists should focus more on economic and hip pocket issues and “spend more time talking to ordinary Australians”, an internal review at the broadcaster has found.

An audit of the network’s news coverage, designed to investigate claims of left-wing bias and “elitist” story selection, has concluded the ABC should be more concerned with the effect of issues on “average citizens”…

The ABC’s Editorial Policies unit examined eight weeks of news coverage across radio and TV and compared the ABC’s stories to those offered by commercial news networks and...

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