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Topic archives: commercial radio

ACMA tries to rein in shock jocks with new code of practice

March 13, 2017 2

But will Jones et al. take this lying down?

Media briefs: Mumble let go … Lalor weighs in … Penn’s pals …

Media briefs: Mumble let go … Lalor weighs in … Penn’s pals …

January 11, 2016 2

Peter Brent has been sent packing from The Australian. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Islands in the stream: radio stations v copyright industry over online broadcast

Islands in the stream: radio stations v copyright industry over online broadcast

March 24, 2015 1

Should radio stations have to pay additional licensing fees for streaming their broadcasts online? The body representing music recording companies certainly thinks so -- but radio stations say they can't afford it.

ACMA free to rule on 2DayFM royal prank

ACMA free to rule on 2DayFM royal prank

March 4, 2015 3

The High Court has ruled ACMA can investigate 2DayFM for criminal conduct -- now the hunt begins.

Howard Sattler is back, and he doesn’t care what you think

Howard Sattler is back, and he doesn’t care what you think

February 18, 2015 4

Controversial shock jock Howard Sattler has launched his own internet radio channel, broadcasting eight hours a day, five days a week. And he is not exactly sorry about that one time he insulted Julia Gillard's partner ...

Keep the ABC public

November 27, 2014

Crikey readers talk the ABC and commercial radio.

Radio revolution? Tuning in to the new breakfast ‘all-stars’

Radio revolution? Tuning in to the new breakfast ‘all-stars’

January 20, 2014 10

Commercial radio is in middle of its biggest shake-up in years, but there was no sign of fresh content as the new breakfast all-stars hit the airwaves today. Crikey tuned in.

Radio’s ‘bullshit’ quotas are holding back Aussie music: exec

Radio’s ‘bullshit’ quotas are holding back Aussie music: exec

September 13, 2013 6

Annual music industry talk-fest Big-Sound is wrapping up, and the talk was of local content requirements for commercial radio, plus what the Abbott government will (or won't) do to help the domestic music industry.

Our trust in media: ABC still leads as commercial media struggle

Our trust in media: ABC still leads as commercial media struggle

January 22, 2013 9

Our commercial media have struggled to regain trust with Australians, while the ABC remains far ahead.

Picking through policies

July 12, 2010 2

Crikey readers weigh in on the curtains at Curtin, commercial radio stations and how Gillard's policies -- from climate change to refugees -- stack up.