April 16, 2018 11
Comedian + sportsperson + incomprehensible name = profit? We take a look at the seemingly fixed categories of people you'll find on your airwaves.
September 4, 2017 1
Radio Norfolk told them they were surplus to requirements. So they formed their own station.
January 11, 2017
Ratings are important. But measuring them is far from a perfect science.
March 5, 2014
Senator Stephen Conroy was the most unexpected entry onto this week's lists.
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?
November 1, 2012 4
Talkback radio is dominated by male presenters. If we're to have any hope of diversity of opinion we need more women on the radio, says radio producer Kate Leaver.
October 10, 2012 6
Mainstream media powerbrokers only understand social media in traditional media terms, undermining their efforts to deal with it.
May 1, 2012 2
A single, revolutionary concept forms the basis of many of the recommendations of the Convergence Review.
March 8, 2012 17
When you ask Amanda Blair, the only female radio presenter on commercial AM radio in Australia, if she's encountered sexism in the workplace, her war stories seem to never end.
December 12, 2011 5
Trust in Australia's commercial media continues to slump despite the industry's insistence all is well.
September 2, 2011 4
Triple J's new digital radio station -- specifically devoted to new and emerging Australian contemporary music -- is a step in the right direction for Australian content.
June 3, 2011
In radio, a problem second can feel an eternity -- will someone find their tongue? Has the guest frozen up? Oh god, is it boring? W H Chong discusses his recent spot of audio intercourse on Melbourne's RRR radio station.
December 1, 2010 8
Our national media has been reduced to six dominant groups. In the face of shrinking media diversity and an evolving media environment, it's time to reconsider how and why we regulate media ownership.
May 11, 2010
The turmoil inside Fin Review has been plugged by a spate of new appointments inside the paper. Radio ratings: talk leads in Sydney and Melbourne rival emerges, plus other media news of the day.
March 12, 2010
Vega, that contemporary music for older listeners station, has closed after four years and $158 million dollars in license fees. It's a great concept, it just needed a few more years, says Camille Alarcon.
October 27, 2009 3
The position of the shock jock on our airwaves is becoming increasingly precarious, writes Luke Williams. Is radio heading towards a younger, user-generated and more democratic style of broadcast?
August 10, 2009
Digital radio offers radio with no interference and superior sound quality... but that's about it. Will it be enough to get the iPod generation re-enthused about the wireless and reinvigorate declining FM listener numbers?
May 22, 2009
Conservative political commentator Rush Limbaugh remains fixated on political humiliation -- his, and other people's -- and it's amazing how frequently such humiliation focuses on the hind quarters...
May 22, 2009
DMG Radio Australia increased its profits and grew its underlying revenue by 1%, despite a 4% decline in the radio advertising market in Australia.
October 16, 2008 35
As Fairfax loses its way, Radio National had been cementing its place as one of the very last refuges for civility and fresh inquiry in the media landscape. That's all set to change, writes Andrew Dodd.