Liberal Senator Andrew Bragg has triggered another fight between the government and the ABC by initiating a senate enquiry into the ABC’s complaints process
Communications Minister Paul Fletcher has written to ABC chair Ita Buttrose demanding 15 questions
However, the problem of combining the managing director and editor-in-chief roles remains, and these must be separated to preserve editorial independence.
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.
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