ABC1 Videos: Chaser's War

This week in current affairs shows: Part 10


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This weeks lesson: the big issues

This weeks segment looks back at the year according to current affairs shows, they very cleverily compare what the real news programs were covering and what A Current Affair and Today Tonight thought were most important…

The 7th of February will live in history, not because of the Iraqi wheat scandal, or because Australia saw one of its biggest drug stings ever, but because of this tragedy of global proporations… The day innocence died at the Gourmet Pizza Kitchen.

To recap the last nine lessons check out the Chaser’s War category of this blog.

ABC1 Nine Network Videos: Chaser's War

Staging a war, Nine style.


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Like you needed another reason not to watch the Today show, but The Chaser’s War found one…

Jessica, I feel quite safe yes, and not because I’ve got these armed soldiers behind me, who were put there by your stage manager here to make it look good, I don’t need these guys here.

– Brigadier Michael Slater, responding to Jessica Rowe on the Today show asking him about how he feels about his own safety.

Web Misc

May 2006

simpsons may

Most downloaded: Chris on Sunrise
Second place: BBC Radio 1 promo
Most comments: BBC News openers (34 and counting).
Bandwidth: 90.01 gigabytes
Total downloads: 36,781 videos