ABC chair resigns over Australian political interference claims

ABC chair resigns over Australian political interference claims
 

The chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has resigned following allegations of political interference.
Justin Milne resigned from the national broadcaster amid reports he had asked for journalists to be fired because their reporting was disliked by the Australian government.
The government has denied pressuring the broadcaster over its staff.
ABC's managing director Michelle Guthrie was fired on Monday.
Mr Milne said there had been no interference from Canberra, and he was stepping aside to "provide a release valve" from the public pressure.
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27 September 2018 in World News, Views: 71
Source: BBC
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