Their ABC, their SBS, their NITV…


...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?”

aus.pressThose 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 …quill.1

About Antisthenes

A Greek philosopher, a pupil of Socrates. Led a revolt, with Diogenes, against the demands of the city-state and the sophistication of life. Accepted the interrelation of knowledge, virtue, and happiness; and sought the ideal condition for happiness in return to primitivism and self-sufficiency. Rejected all social distinctions as based on convention, scorned orthodox religion as a fabrication of lies, and studied early legends and animal life in order to arrive at a true understanding of natural law. The individual was free and self-sufficient when he was master of his passions, secure in his intelligence, impervious to social or religious demands, and satisfied with the poverty of a mendicant. Needless to say, a person who on the Fog of Chaos adopted the Athenian philosopher's name has nothing whatsoever in common with him.
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One Response to Their ABC, their SBS, their NITV…

  1. Simple Joe says:

    The commercial stations are as bad as the others.

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