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Media Watch, 1
Wednesday, February 18, 2004
THIS IS ABSOLUTELY TRUE, according to reader C:
YOU ask why we have employed David Marr to present the ABC's Media Watch program. The answer is because Marr is one of Australia's leading intellectuals, journalists and commentators in books, newspapers, radio and TV, with a proven record of integrity.
Media Watch under Marr has continued to criticise and analyse the media – including both the ABC and The Australian – without fear or favour. That's as it should be. The appropriate response to criticism is reasoned argument.
ABC Director of Television
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