ABC chairman Maurice Newman is retiring. The Australian reports-
He once angered ABC staff by saying the media was guilty of “groupthink”. And he believes the media failed to predict the global financial crisis.
“It’s one of the reasons we see more and more people going to the internet, and why we see the global trust surveys showing the mainstream media is losing the trust of its audiences,” he said.
“Journalist schools tend to turn out partisan journalists rather than ones with a more open mind. That is an issue for universities, frankly.”
Damn right its a matter for universities, but it won’t be fixed until they are freed from the desperate clutch of the academic Marxists who control them today, and make them practically worthless as places of learning.