Can the Media take Criticism?
- Network Insight Institute
- Publication Type:
- Conference Proceeding
- Record of the Communcations Policy & Research Forum 2007, 2007, pp. 3 - 6
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There is no doubt we journalists are a thin-skinned lot. The latest example is my friend George Negus in last weeks Sydney Morning Herald TV Guide. SBS is under attack for increasing advertisements, lowering ratings and bad management but George complains about other journalists who use anonymous quotes from staff. And he comes to the defence of SBS management. Hes been around a long-time. I suspect weve both in our time used tips, sources and backgrounders from people whom we have protected by suppressing their names.
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