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ABC: Don’t Mention The War

by John Lacey Whether you think the Chaser sketch was funny or not, offensive or not, the words of the ABC managing director Mark Scott seem really rather ominous. We need to fully review the ABC’s approval processes for programs that deliberately challenge public attitudes. Programs that ‘deliberately challenge public attitudes’ require greater scrutiny than...

Chaser’s War On Editing

by John Lacey Following complaints over a skit in The Chaser’s War On Everything, ABC Managing Director Mark Scott has indicated that broadcast approval procedures will be re-examined. We’re going to look at those processes … I mean we all know that The Chaser push the edges and it’s a tightrope that we walk, and...

The Chaser’s filter on everything

A screenshot of The Chaser’s War On Everything website: