Feb 12, 20131 Comment
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?
CrikeyMar 28, 20122 Comments
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 ...
CrikeyMar 27, 20123 Comments
Kyle Sandilands' comments cut to the core of the internal FM radio culture towards women. Well, let's just say radio.
Andrew CrookMar 26, 20127 Comments
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.
Glenn DyerJan 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.
Glenn DyerSep 18, 20091 Comment
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.
Glenn DyerSep 11, 20092 Comments
In all the frothing and hissing about Kyle Sandilands, did anyone notice that it’s a non-ratings fortnight for Sydney radio?
Andrew DoddAug 18, 20095 Comments
In commercial radio, if you grossly offend the nation’s sensibilities, you simply suspend yourself for two weeks and move on, writes Andrew Dodd.
Ruth BAug 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.
Glenn DyerAug 5, 20091 Comment
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.