[LINK] [OT] Petition re ABC funding
link at todd.inoz.com
Fri Mar 24 11:40:55 EST 2006
> Without adequate funding, the ABC will be incapable of maintaining
> its already circumsrcibed services. It will certainly be incapable
> of providing quality Australian content.
Yes well, it's not living up to that now.
> I also vehemently oppose advertising of any kind on the ABC.
> Advertising would compromise the integrity of the ABC and remove its
> ability to provide objectivity, so clearly lacking on the commercial
It's not objective, it folds to the word of Government not unlike Melbourne
IT and the johnhowardpm.org fiasco. I refer to the Media Watch and Adam
Todd fiasco in 1998.
> In today's complex world, a souce of news and information untainted
> by commercial considerations is essential to our democracy.
Untainted? ABC let broadcast twice without paying for a licence, copyright
material and last year tried to SELL it back to me! not to mention it was
totally defamatory and motivated only by the State Government.
it's all about whom you know, not what you know, until what you know is
bigger than the whoms.
>I now return you to your regularly scheduled programming...
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