...from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger
Tim Blair – Thursday, April 03, 2014 :
“The ABC’s Mark Scott finds virtue in his billion-dollar network’s abysmal ratings:
He noted that not one of TV’s top-50 rating shows last year aired on the ABC. This was a “fact conveniently lost on those who persist in depicting the ABC as an all-conquering, audience-snatching competitor”.
Tax-snatching, yes. Audience-snatching, not so much. Why are we paying all that money for something we don’t watch?”
Those new fancy digital television sets can search for stations they can receive. I would not claim that mine is a representative device. I live about a kilometre from Brisbane CBD. Yet out of curiosity I checked and found that out of the nineteen stations I can get, nine are financed by a taxpayer. At least two of those commercial ones are strictly advertising broadcasters. So more than a half stations are pumping out the Left propaganda …