Informit article: Opportunity lost

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It is possible that Marcia Langton’s 2012 Boyer Lectures will rank as a particularly shameful episode in the ABC’s history. For five weeks, audiences were subjected to the kind of vitriol and empirically unfounded claims against the Left and environmentalists usually confined to Andrew Bolt’s columns or Alan Jones’ broadcasts. Where was the so-called balance that ABC management invokes usually to placate the Right, but never the Left?

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