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ABC staff warned: prepare for the worst

The Age    |    6 May 2014 ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ABC staff have been warned to prepare for painful budget cuts, job losses and the "tragedy" of the government scrapping the Australia Network international broadcasting service. ………………………………………………………………………………………………….................................... In an email to ABC employees, ABC board member and veteran journalist Matt Peacock argues even a small reduction to ABC funding will threaten jobs and lead to cutbacks in regional areas. Any cuts will have major effects. There is no real flexibility within current services to trim 'fat'. We have already seen the result of previous cuts. Inevitably, they … [Read more...]