June 29, 2017 2
Fairfax has slammed aged care provider Aveo for lack of disclosure, but the media company needs to check its own backyard.
February 12, 2013 1
It's not the same game for radio announcers any more, writes freelance journalist Alyce Vayle. Broadcasters are more concerned about cross-platform integration -- but is the sector becoming boring?
March 28, 2012 2
In today's Media Briefs: Sandilands ratings lowest in three years ... Herald Sun’s all-body experience ... Front Page of the Day ... ACCC delays Foxtel/Austar merger decision ... again ... BBC News cuts: 140 posts to go and more ...
March 27, 2012 3
Kyle Sandilands' comments cut to the core of the internal FM radio culture towards women. Well, let's just say radio.
March 26, 2012 7
A senior aide to shock jock Kyle Sandilands has erased from the web a personal hate site that featured images of domestic violence and petrol-sniffing Aborigines.
January 31, 2011
Southern Cross Media Group Ltd has made a highly geared 1980s-style takeover bid for Austereo Group Limited, valuing the company at about $706.8 million.
September 18, 2009 1
The toughest media job in the world is husbanding 2DayFm and Austero through to the end of the two current ACMA inquiries into talkback radio, one involving Kyle and Jacki O.
September 11, 2009 2
In all the frothing and hissing about Kyle Sandilands, did anyone notice that it’s a non-ratings fortnight for Sydney radio?
August 18, 2009 5
In commercial radio, if you grossly offend the nation’s sensibilities, you simply suspend yourself for two weeks and move on, writes Andrew Dodd.
August 13, 2009
Commercial radio is based on the economics of attention, says Mel Campbell: a sick culture where scandal always equals success an ethics are completely ephemeral.
August 5, 2009 1
The Daily Telegraph has long been a willing fan, reporter and exploiter of the Kyle and Jackie O style of shock jocking, but is now running a holier-than-thou campaign against the pair without a shred of embarrassment.
August 5, 2009
American Express and Optus have joined Qantas and Channel Ten in pulling advertising dollars from the Austereo network in the wake of the Kyle and Jackie O lie-detector saga, while documents reveal Sandilands' lavish lifestyle has left him $2.2 million in debt -- and now unemployed.
August 3, 2009 34
Kyle Sandilands has lost his judging job on Australian Idol. Meanwhile, his absence from radio today has been interpreted as a suspension -- but apparently that may not be the case.
August 2, 2009
Austereo has removed shock jocks Kyle and Jackie O from the airwaves indefinitely, following last week's on-air rape revelation debacle. The move is a triumph for the power of public opinion on radio and the web, says David Penberthy.
July 30, 2009 18
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July 30, 2009 8
Both The Chaser and Austereo's Kyle and Jackie O show have stepped outside acceptable public standards recently. One dealt well with the fallout, the other, not so much.
July 29, 2009 64
A 14-year-old girl disclosed live on air this morning that she was raped at the age of 12, during 2Day FM's Kyle and Jackie O breakfast show.
July 13, 2009
Australia’s media proprietors have given the major political parties around $1.6m in donations in the last two years.