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ABC responds to “offensive” Chaser skit on guide dogs

July 23, 2009

ABC Executive Head of Content Creation, Courtney Gibson, issued a statement late this afternoon defending The Chaser after a skit on Guide Dogs (story) attracted criticism, saying: “Contrary to the statement released by Guide Dogs QLD, the guide dog used in a sketch on The Chaser’s War on Everything this week was not degraded, nor […]

Chaser skit “offensive to guide dogs”

July 23, 2009

ABC’s The Chaser program is again under fire for what a charity has described as a degrading and offensive skit about guide dogs. The Chaser on Wednesday night aired a skit centred on an organisation called “Guide Dogs for the Blind and Munted”. It featured guide dogs leading drunken men, one of whom smashes a […]