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The committee says it was not until Guthrie’s now famous dossier about Milne’s alleged interference came out in the Fairfax press that the rest of the board woke up to what had been going on. Joel Carrett/AAP

ABC inquiry finds board knew of trouble between Milne and Guthrie, but did nothing

A Senate inquiry report has found that while the broadcaster's board was aware of the deteriorating relationship between the chair and managing director, it did not make any further inquiries.
It has been a turbulent week for the ABC, with questions still to be answered, particularly by the board. Shutterstock

Grattan on Friday: ABC’s challenge is to ‘keep calm and carry on’

After a dramatic week at the ABC that sees them without a permanent managing director nor a chair, there remain serious questions about government interference and the broadcaster's independence.
Michelle Guthrie has been criticised for not standing up for the organisation sufficiently, and for her lack of journalistic experience. AAP/Julian Smith

ABC board sacks managing director Michelle Guthrie

In a blunt statement, the ABC board has announced the end of Guthrie's tenure as managing director, declaring it was "not in the best interests" of the organisation for her to continue leading it.

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