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Revealed how ABC journalists and producers “coached” women what to say when they make allegations against actor Craig McLachlan.

Filed under: General — Lukenz @ 8:59 pm Mon 24th May 2021

Sky News host Chris Kenny says highly disturbing footage has revealed ABC journalists and producers “coached” women what to say when they made allegations against actor Craig McLachlan.

7 News Australia has a full documentary on what happened and why he was not guilty. I can’t find or access it.


  1. This also happens at organizations like Shine. They ‘coach’ women on PO breaches and things to say and write in affidavits and EVIs.

    Comment by ErasingDad — Tue 25th May 2021 @ 7:52 am

  2. You’ve discovered Shine?

    I followed the set up of that. Not sure if I actually wrote in on menz though.

    And I wasn’t expecting anything good to come from it.

    Comment by Downunder — Tue 25th May 2021 @ 9:05 am

  3. @1 The prize is the family home, the income from being the sole custody of the child. Just all too easy to lie or alienate and shape a young mind when she has the child. Courts take what she says as fact. If that doesn’t work, step it up and suggest consented sexual activity was not consented afterwards. In those circumstances a dad could end up staying at the forcibly confined bed and breakfast for a decade and lose all what he worked and paid for.

    Absolute rubbish fraud by the perpetrators that is rubber-stamped by the family court. And if you dare suggest or present factual hard evidence that is what has happened, you are yelled at.

    State sponsored suicide in full bloom with the assistance of IRD, and they all know it. It’s the most shameful fraud and blight on New Zealand and the child.

    The Australians are on to it. It took a woman, Pauline Hanson who identified the mass suicides, murders, the lawyers fees, the damage to children, parent and extended family members. Oz wiped the family court and its rules from their lands. NZ has not yet reached that conclusion. It’s a major part of the tax take.

    The future of family in NZ is bleak. And so is the tax take as more dads educate their sons on how the system works should your partner flip-flop on you. Solo parenthood with a housekeeper is not that left field. Woman do it now.

    It remains to be seen how the Federal Circuit Court will work out for our Australian families. A move to Oz is a glowing option to avoid what happens in NZ each working day on a near hourly basis.

    It makes me ashamed of the politicians who turn a blind eye to it. I am quite sure those politicians , with their professionally informed awareness will in time, leave them with a legacy of unethical and ignominious intent that watched and waited on this gender genocide growth.

    Apart from the shame, it is no wonder they slow down and sit on the evidence that could convict New Zealand of genocide in The Hague.

    Comment by Lukenz — Tue 25th May 2021 @ 10:22 am

  4. Attorney-General’s Department – Families

    “Australia’s family law system helps people resolve the legal aspects of family relationship issues, including family relationship breakdown. It encourages people to agree on arrangements without going to court.”

    I hope it does work out better. Jim and I made a couple trips to Australia during their adventures.
    By comparison the Aussies have been more determined to find a better outcome. They have a more robust democracy than New Zealand’s fast disintegrating version that has allowed them to process.

    Next year I can celebrate 25 years of my ongoing and unconcluded family court case.

    It’s suits them not to settle out of court and continue every avenue of persecution they can find because that’s both the mentality of the mother and her dribbling little Labour Party lawyer.

    If it’s going to get any better in NZ it would take a significant political movement to change that and with the voting population becoming increasingly women 52/48 it becomes even more difficult.

    Comment by Downunder — Tue 25th May 2021 @ 11:02 am

  5. #2 – Oh yes, I discovered Shine and the very subjective Duluth model during my hearing. I was given a lesson on the Power and Control wheel. Just another organization that hates men and enforces rhetoric around women being victims.

    Comment by ErasingDad — Tue 25th May 2021 @ 1:19 pm

  6. The whole point of this post is to recognise the journalists are deliberately and wilfully playing on the vulnerability of men, particularly men who are of fame or known.

    They play on words to paint the person under investigation or charged in a poor light. Running their own smear campaign as mean and harsh as their ability and tools can produce.

    To award themselves the right to put a vulnerable human being in the position of thinking to do the worst to themselves. Is that a good thing to have in society? Is that the world we want?
    Is what they did to Craig and his family journalism or something else?

    I call it thuggery. Imagine if he had topped himself? Was that the intention? In my view I think they have done more damage to themselves than their intended victim. And this writing here is to point out they have committed a crime against humanity.

    I would like to know what their intentions were. If they worked for me I would let them go.

    In the school yard they call it bulling. At work they call it harassment. But really it should be recognised as an assault. Freedom of the press yes, but not character assault on a person who is vulnerable.

    It is long past due for Governments around the world to reinstate some balance and protect the thousands of men who fall victim to these sorts of groups by providing name suppression until that person is found guilty.

    In time I hope Craig can heal.

    Comment by Lukenz — Wed 26th May 2021 @ 12:12 am

  7. A century ago we didn’t have technology involved in mass media and celebrity activity was not so developed.

    Amid the financial constraints that occurred main stream media in the US survived by attacking politicians instead – the politicians were the visible characters of the day, and lived in fear of a dominant US media. This was a trend that was more visible in the US than elsewhere.

    A century later politicians now use media as a shield and are much more insulated. We’re aware of the paparazzi and the continual targeting of celebrities who often welcome the limelight.

    It’s a commercial reality of today’s media that has reinvented itself in the current form rather than something completely new.

    Not something I support but you are well aware of inclinations of humans to use other people to suit their own purposes.

    Comment by Evan Myers — Wed 26th May 2021 @ 5:11 am

  8. Yes – media behaviour like this is not new. It also happens in HR departments and other employment circles. But bringing this vulnerability home, we have our own stories to tell regarding similar experiences men would have had via the justice system, media and employment. While this forum would not suit, collating these experiences is the first step before a story with any value can be told.

    Comment by ErasingDad — Wed 26th May 2021 @ 7:30 am


    So, proven to be coached to say things.
    Tried and found not guilty.
    IE some witch hunt MeToo event.

    “Leading advocates for victims of sexual harm have slammed TVNZ’s decision to air a 90-minute special about Australian actor Craig McLachlan​, calling it disappointing and irresponsible.”

    Yes they would hate the public seeing accusations being coached.

    “What we are wanting is for those who have been sexually harmed to come forward, tell their story. But when we have stories like this where it’s all about the [alleged] offender and ‘Oh, poor me’, it definitely has an impact on those who will come forward, and I don’t think it’s responsible of TV to do that.”

    People who are falsely accused, or treated, or conspired against, deserve the right to tell there stories.
    It shows, due to coaching, the accuser is not telling there story, but a story created by coaching.
    Hence the hatred of the documentary.

    “they’ve been through enough, they want to get on with their lives… Having programmes like this aired does not help the wellbeing of survivors”

    Totally ignorant of harm caused by false allegations.
    They are also survivors.

    ”He’s had his opportunity before court, during court, and now he gets an hour and a half after the case? No.”

    Accusers endlessly tell there stories, even post trial.
    Why is the accusers story’s endless, but his must stop.

    “an informal study by an Auckland police crime manager had put them at less than 1 per cent of all rape claims.”

    No we know they are LYING.

    Comment by DJ Ward — Mon 7th June 2021 @ 9:25 am

  10. ”He’s had his opportunity before court, during court, and now he gets an hour and a half after the case? No.”

    There’s never a problem rehashing one of these stories when it supports the ‘female survivor’ the ongoing retribution is justified.

    This is a documentary about a false allegation process. The fact it has a man at the centre of it is beside the point. It’s not the first time we’ve had a documentary about a situation created by false allegations and misinformation but this one just happens to be of a sexual nature.

    The big “No.” is to be expected, from that quarter.

    They’re just enjoying the bad press and the reality.

    Comment by Evan Myers — Mon 7th June 2021 @ 11:45 am

  11. The Channel 7 Australia documentary is now on TVNZ on demand:
    On a similar topic, there is a BBC documentary:

    Comment by Murray Bacon — Thu 10th June 2021 @ 7:30 pm

  12. The “I am not a rapist” documentary was very cutting where a very young man took his own life. As a result his mother took her life and his sister was left alone in their family.

    Such an encouraged manmade tragedy befallen on this small family in the pursuit of blind faith “all woman must be believed.”

    It is a heinous crime that is yet to be recognised as even criminal.

    Hard to understand that aiding and abetting suicide carries a maximum imprisonment term of 14 years with a false allegation is nothing.

    Section 179(2) A person commits an offence who incites, counsels, or procures another person to commit suicide, even if that other person does not commit or attempt to commit suicide in consequence of that conduct.

    Behaviour like that left unchecked has resulted in thousands of suicides.

    Comment by Lukenz — Fri 11th June 2021 @ 7:45 am

  13. This stabbing cannot be true. The Duluth model says this simply does not happen. Did main stream media have it as their opening headlines?

    Comment by ErasingDad — Sat 12th June 2021 @ 11:30 am

  14. I haven’t been following the story but it’s been made public that Martin Devlon tried to commit suicide last night following allegations of a sexual nature.

    Comment by Evan Myers — Tue 20th July 2021 @ 7:59 am

  15. *Devlin

    Comment by Evan Myers — Tue 20th July 2021 @ 8:27 am

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