SBS Managing Director, Michael Ebeid, and Director of Sport, Ken Shipp, stated that McIntyre had breached the station’s Code of Conduct and social media policy, Ebeid describing the tweets as “inappropriate and disrespectful”.
Monash University researcher Dr Louise North, has revealed that gender bias and sexual harassment is still a problem. In North’s study, of the 577 women surveyed, 57.3% has experienced “objectionable remarks or behaviour from a male colleague or manager in a senior position,” and of these women 87.2% decided not to report the incidents out of “fear of victimisation” or that “there are no benefits in doing so”.
If you didn’t catch Lee Lin Chin‘s fight against some of Australia’s biggest news anchors, you definitely missed out.
Late last year, as a part of the final episode of ‘The Feed’, on SBS2, many of televisions biggest faces took part in an epic battle, including TEN Eyewitness News’ Sandra Sully and Hugh Riminton, The TODAY SHOW’s Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wilkinson along with Richard Wilkins from Channel Nine; Channel Seven’s Derryn Hinch and ABC’s Juanita Phillips, Steve Cannane and Annabel Crabb.
It’s the strangest thing I’ve seen news readers take part in – but it’s hilarious! For those who have already seen it I’m sure you’d love to watch it again and for those who haven’t here it is:
Lee Lin Chin’s fight to the death in Broadcast Battleground.