A Well Funded Public Broadcaster

Michael Pascoe, writing for The New Daily, looks at answering ‘why we should be boosting ABC funding, not cutting it’ and does a fine job at highlighting the real reason behind the constant attack on the ABC – and its funding – by the current federal government and their supporters:

There are three dogs in the fight against the ABC’s Big Ted: the ideological pitbull of the Institute of Public Affairs and its fellow travellers, believing the government has no role in anything the private sector make money out of; the snarling mongrel of vindictiveness sooled on by One Nation and other politicians who hate the ABC’s reporting on them; and commercial media’s limping poodle of financial envy.

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