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Kim Williams wrong person to lead the ABC

“I have no bee in my bonnet about the ABC at all,” Murdoch acolyte Kim Williams told the ABC in 2012. “I think the ABC has a bee in the bonnet about the ABC but I have no bee in my bonnet.”

In a newspaper report on Monday, the former News Limited chief executive did not deny that he is actively seeking appointment to the role of managing director of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, an office shortly to be vacated by its occupant of a decade, Mark Scott.

Should Williams succeed in securing the job, he would be the most hostile incoming broadcaster-in-chief since Jonathan Shier. And didn’t that go well…

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