Topic archives: jackie o and kyle

Media briefs: Age correction … Bolt’s blues … Fairfax cost-cutting? …

Media briefs: Age correction … Bolt’s blues … Fairfax cost-cutting? …

June 3, 2014

Strewth provides a rare look into Andrew Bolt's real tastes. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: April fools … IPCC media wrap … cutting pork …

Media briefs: April fools … IPCC media wrap … cutting pork …

April 1, 2014

How the nation's media covered the IPCC report, plus the best April Fools' jokes and other media tidbits of the day.

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.

Media briefs: more Fairfax quitters … the great FM turn-off …

Media briefs: more Fairfax quitters … the great FM turn-off …

November 29, 2013 2

Fairfax is losing more star writers, and brekkie radio hosts call it quits. Plus other media snippets of the day.

Sandilands and the ‘fat slag’ — vitriol, but not incitement

March 27, 2012 14

ACMA is proposing an additional condition on 2DAY-FM’s broadcast licence ... Another slap with a wet lettuce from our lofty regulator of the electronic media, writes David Salter, veteran journalist and former Media Watch executive producer.

Kyle Sandilands producer’s pet project: brunolovesboobs

Kyle Sandilands producer’s pet project: brunolovesboobs

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.

Harmer: Kyle Sandilands? A misogynist? Too easy

Harmer: Kyle Sandilands? A misogynist? Too easy

November 25, 2011 26

To brand Kyle Sandilands as a "woman-hater" overlooks the fact that he is an equal-opportunity bully, writes Wendy Harmer.

Outrage! The scandalous year of popular culture

December 23, 2009

Was 2009 the year that popular culture pushed the edgy right off the cliff face? From skits about kids with cancer to black face and rape scandal, Mel Campbell examines the power of the media shitstorm.

A very Crikey Christmas Carolling

A very Crikey Christmas Carolling

December 23, 2009

Let's all raise our candles to sing along to our Crikey Christmas carols, including the classic hits 'Dickheads We Have Heard On Air' and 'Oink To The World', penned by Mel Campbell and Daniel Zugna.

ACMA response to Kyle, Jackie O: admin law equivalent of bullshit

ACMA response to Kyle, Jackie O: admin law equivalent of bullshit

December 17, 2009 1

ACMA could do much more to lift its profile, and thus the effectiveness of its rebukes. Clearly, in light of the Vile and Jackie Ho rape scandal earlier this year, we need it to do so.

Well, how would you like to be Sandilands’ boss?

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.

The fall and rise of Kyle and Jackie O

September 17, 2009 2

Reports this week that troubled radio stars Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O had lost 20% of their audience were way off the mark. Is Vile Kyle just trying to get himself fired?

Kyle and Jackie Oh no: ratings plummet

Kyle and Jackie Oh no: ratings plummet

September 15, 2009

In the wake of the Kyle Sandilands concentration camp debacle, Crikey asked whether it was the tipping point for the Kyle and Jackie O show. Would the tactics that brought in listeners also make the tune out? The answer seems to be yes.

Can’t we just turn them off?

Can’t we just turn them off?

September 10, 2009

As we have seen again this week in the troubled world of professional attention seeker Kyle Sandilands, media regulation in this country packs all the punch of a wilted shard of rocket.

Will Godwin’s Law finally bring down Kyle Sandilands?

September 10, 2009 22

Sorry Kyle, it’s Godwin’s Law. The minute you invoke the Nazis, your salad days as a shock jock are over.

Sandilands and scandal: is this the tipping point?

Sandilands and scandal: is this the tipping point?

September 9, 2009 4

Kyle Sandilands has hit the airwaves -- and headlines -- again with another attention-grabbing stunt. Will the provocative tactics that have made his career also break it?

Let the public make the call on Kyle and O, not ACMA

August 21, 2009 10

As odious as Kyle and Jackie O can be with their shock jock car crash radio stunts, they are a necessary part of free speech, which we consumers should police with the off button.

The Kyle and Jackie O Code of Contrition

The Kyle and Jackie O Code of Contrition

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.

Kyle and Jackie O triumph in radio ratings survey

Kyle and Jackie O triumph in radio ratings survey

August 11, 2009 3

The controversial pair, Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O, were ratings winners in the latest survey five of Sydney radio. Will their ratings win silence their critics?

There is a God Dept: Sandilands dumped from Idol

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.