Government wants answers over controversial Four Corners episode
The Federal Government’s Communications Minister Paul Fletcher tweeted a letter that he sent to ABC chair Ita Buttrose asking for answers about the controversial Four Corners episode ‘Inside the Canberra Bubble’.
The episode investigated allegation of relationships between ministers Alan Tudge and Christian Porter and their staffers and questioned the way female staffers were treated by the Coalition.
Fletcher’s letter to Buttrose asks why the personal lives of politicians was considered newsworthy for this episode of the popular current affairs program.
Read the letter in full below.
Today I have written to ABC Chair Ita Buttrose with questions concerning the Four Corners program “Inside the Canberra Bubble” that was broadcast on 9 November 2020. pic.twitter.com/7acqFpdAL4— Paul Fletcher (@PaulFletcherMP) November 30, 2020
Did you watch the Four Corners episode in question? Do you think the ministers were fair game? Should Australian politicians be held to higher standards of behaviour?