The ABC ended its 7.45 am main morning radio news broadcasts this week, a punishment for the public for not making the government give it more money (and a tacit admission that the national broadcaster is no longer a serious source of news).
But what about ABC Life, the woke web lifestyle pages that use public funds to undermine commercial media in a clear breach of the Corporation’s charter. We were told it would go too at the same time as the axe fell on the morning news.
Yet it’s still there — and look what vital information is at the very top of the page:
Check out the other soft and gooey content published over the past 48 hours ABC Life has as highlights:
And they’re just the lead items. Other parody-defying lead attractions on ABC Life include:
Nurture your stomach (and soul) with this one-pot quinoa
Why I still struggle to talk about race with my non-Black friends
Kerri recently tried a pizza that changed her life. Here’s what happened
“The world notices you’re an interracial couple before you do”
“I really felt my foreignness”: Finding a home in Tokyo, “I didn’t know how to fit in”: Feeling the weight of living overseas and “I couldn’t shake the sadness”: The immense loneliness of living overseas
What you need to know before getting a chemical peel
How Richard is taming the “dad rage” inside him
Books to read if the magic of Harry Potter has faded
How sustainable are you at home? Take our quiz
Why Molly realised a headwrap is more than a fashion statement
How Adelene deals with noises while working from home
Not to mention:
What switching my smartphone for this ancient flip phone taught me “A soy milk incident left me smartphone less. But instead of replacing it, I bought a 1999 Nokia instead. Here’s what I learned from the experience…”
Why did our taxes ever go to support such guff?
Why, if the ABC can’t support a 15 minute morning bulletin, is it still there?
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