"The ABC, on the other hand, has turned the process of correcting even the most basic factual errors into a saga. If Finkelstein had the ABC in mind as a model for handling complaints, it is clear he has never put himself through this harrowing process. I have.
For example, a recent report on ABC radio's AM program erroneously claimed that South Australia had experienced the hottest start to summer in 100 years. There was no basis for the sensationalist statement. It took 58 days to settle, with action taken only after I submitted an analysis of SA weather stations along with news reports from January 1960 when temperatures were higher."Subscription required to read the rest. I'll post it
This was introduced by this line from Gerard Henderson in the hard copy version:
Update-here's the version as it appeared in The Australian on the 14th of March.