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Price cleared of defamation
Steve Price has been cleared of defamation charges in court this week.  He had been charged with defaming the so-called 'NRL Cougar' Charmyne Palavi (left) in the way he referred to her in ...
Chocolate Starfish guitarist dies
After a year long battle with cancer Zoran Romic, guitarist with Chocolate Starfish, has died today in Melbourne. Read Paul Cashmere's article on the news at music site noise11.com here.
Kyle ‘has right to offend’
In todays Sydney Morning Herald Adele Horin has written an article on the importance of defending free speech, with the 'Kyle' decision this week by ACMA as the catalyst for the article. Horin ...
ARIAs to head north?
Gold Coast identity Billy Cross has launched a bid to grab the ARIAs from Sydney, and the ARIA Hall of Fame from Melbourne to boost the profile of the coast. Cross, who is the creator and owner ...
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Heard something we haven't?  Know of someone leaving, or starting a new gig? Got a rumour we should suss out? Let us know here and we'll do the rest.
AFTRS launch Show Radio again
Every year the Australian Film Television and Radio School broadcasts live from the Sydney Royal Easter show. It's an opportunity for the radio students to learn from the experience of live ...
Nova leverages One Direction
Nova have filmed a parody music video of the One Direction 'beautiful' song, featuring Fitzy, Wippa, Executive Producer Tom Ivey plus Tom Williams and psychic Francis Bevan. The video was shot by ...
AMI nasal spray commercials
There has been no single client who has caused more internal debate within radio station boardrooms and executive meetings than AMI and their nasal spray product over recent years. The company is ...
Illyria sells Prime Media
Illyria yesterday sold their (nearly) 9% stake in the Prime Media Group, the parent company of the Prime Radio Network in Queensland. The sale, at 68c per share, yielded $22m, valuing the ...
Family FM eat and they vote
In a nice bit of PR for the station, Brisbane's 96.5 Family FM have gained some welcome publicity for a peaceful protest led by Breakfast Announcer Liam Renton. The protest is against the planned ...
Harmer joins Mix
ARN has extended their '3pm Pick Up' brand to include a segment within the show called 'The 3pm Pick Up Panel'. The Panel will feature five women, all mothers, led by Wendy Harmer and they will ...
K-Rock Geelong ‘giving back’
This morning at 6am the anchor of K-ROCK Geelong's Breakfast show, Leroy Brown, commenced a marathon 27-hour broadcast to highlight the issues faced by those with mental illness. The 27-hour ...
SCA win WA award
In the annual Media Organisation of the Year awards in Western Australia, Southern Cross Austereo have become the first organisation to place first twice. The awards are based on how media ...