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O Oh! - Now it's an "attack" on SBS

Not content with trying to emasculate the ABC, certain shrill Federal Liberal politicians now have SBS in their sites:

"Key Howard loyalists are set to launch a scathing attack on multicultural broadcaster SBS and force it to answer accusations of blatant left-wing bias.

Influential Victorian Liberal Senator Michael Ronaldson will lead the assault on SBS and its executives at a special Senate estimates hearing next week.

He is expected to be joined by Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells and Senator Alan Eggleston.

Senator Ronaldson, a key player in the Howard Government's long campaign against perceived political bias at the ABC, told The Sunday Age that SBS was "out of control" and needed to be reined in. "I am very concerned about SBS's impartiality and balance."

So reports The Age today. Every Australian should strongly condemn and deplore this relentless attack on the media especially the ABC and SBS. If you want to register your protest do so to Senator Richardson at this email address - senator.ronaldson@aph.gov.au

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