Ahead of today’s announcement of a new ABC Managing Director by the ABC Board, Liberal Senator Eric Abetz has called on the new MD to bring to an end the lefty love-in that has taken hold of the organisation.
“The new Managing Director will inherit an unbalanced and largely centralised public broadcaster which has become a protection racket for the left ideology,” Senator Abetz said today.
“The Ultimo-centric ABC has become engrossed in group think so much so that there is complete denial of any problems.”
“In recent times, the leadership has failed to address the real concerns that have been expressed by the Australian people about the direction of the ABC. The new Managing Director must restore editorial balance to ensure that the Australian people can regain confidence in the organisation.”
In the last few months alone, we have seen:
“The new Managing Director has a big mess to clean up and I hope that they’re up to it,” Senator Abetz concluded.