|Protestors gathered outside the ABC as Pauline |
Hanson was interviewed on Q&A
We have lost our freedom of speech. If a senator-elect cannot enter a broadcasting studio that is funded by the government, without being hassled and haggled by members of the public, then we can no longer state that we have the freedom of speech that we are so proud of. Sure, some believe that Hanson is extreme, and that Pauline doesn’t deserve to be in parliament, but 900,000 people voted for her, and calling Hanson an idiot is calling nine hundred thousand voters idiots, and if that is going to be the case, then why don’t the people calling Hanson an idiot be condemned as idiots because they voted Labour, or the Green?
It is a well known fact that the ABC cannot be trusted to provide views from both sides. On the Q&A that sparked media attention, there was only one other real conservative, and he doesn’t have the hard backbone of Hanson. Simon Birmingham, the minister for education, found his way into the program, and took the back seat, relieved to find no pressure on him. He may or may not support Hanson, but on Monday night, he was relieved to find that the aggressive attention that usually is focused on Liberal members was focused on Hanson, and not him.
Why is it that the ABC cannot display an equal viewpoint. Do they not realise that the Government is a Liberal one, and they can take funding away from the broadcasting corporation quickly. Or maybe they realise that Turnbull is a weak individual who doesn’t have the backbone to be unpopular and cut the funding, money which we could be using on something other than Left bias and communist viewpoints.
If our national broadcasting studios cannot be approached by conservative members of parliament without protests then the Australian Broadcasting Corporations should be renamed to the Left Broadcasting Corporations. At least, then the conservative members of society will not have to face the fact that a bias and aggressive media outlet is a government-funded corporation.
Maybe a lack of funding will make the ABC work harder then they already do. At the moment, they don’t have to work for anything. The news the Telegraph gets out to viewers costs them; the ABC’s news doesn’t cost them a thing.
If we can no longer have a freedom of speech, then there is no point in a national media outlet, and we can stop wasting our money on bias, socialist media that the ABC provides. Why should Fairfax have to work hard for their viewers and then the ABC goes around, advertisement free, running bias stories.
Just recently, the ABC broadcast a story about the Hamas and Israelites. They broke a story at the end about how the Israelites had killed 500 boys and girls in an attack on Hamas rebels. They ended with a picture of innocent children in the frame. While this story may be true, they are trying to make Israel seem like the bad guys. Killing 500 boys and girls. That’s terrible. How about telling the audience about what the Hamas rebels have done in the last 12 months? But then the Israelites wouldn’t seem so bad, would they? So we mustn’t do that!
The next story they broke was the story of how Sydney Property developers had donated 20 000 dollars to the ACT branch of the Liberal Party, and requested for it to be given to the NSW party branch. The broadcasting outlet only managed to slip in that they ACT is only allowed to give 15 000 dollars annually to the NSW branch, so not all of the money would have been transferred. Once again, they failed to mention the real bad guys in this scene, the Eddie obeid scandal, only focusing on the proposed ‘bad guys’.
Can the ABC not realise that they are breaking the law? That by law, they are charged to offer a level playing field for all political sides and beliefs, but they totally forget this, even managing to bring politics into the Israel and Hamas ordeal. They need to get a move on to bring an equal viewpoint, or the funding will be cut again. They are now facing a Liberal Government, and after Turnbull’s loss, the party room will be watching him very closely, and monitoring his every proclamation. They will have their funding cut (as they should) by the Liberal Government if they do not offer a fairer and less socialist viewpoint on the major issues.