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Good Charlotte & Fox FM make up
Since 2009 Fox FM's Matt and Jo show have been unsuccessful in each of their attempts to speak with Benji and Joel Madden of Good Charlotte. The perceived 'blackban' was the result of a live ...
Nova ‘posters’ Adelaide
Planking is so last year. Nova Adelaide's Breakfast show 'Maz, Dan and Shane' have identified a great opportunity for an ongoing story arc, with potential for 'water-cooler' talk by launching ...
Wedding bells for Labrat
Jason 'Labrat' Hawkins, long-time B105 Breakfast Announcer, married his fiancee Lou at the weekend in Sydney (below). The ceremony was hosted by his good friend Kyle Sandilands, who was ...
Aussies win big in LA
The Worldwide Radio Awards were held in Los Angeles  at the weekend, and in the international category Australia punched well above our weight. From an eclectic list of finalists, in ...
Convergence Review released
The Federal Government has released the final report from its Convergence Review, and if the recomendations go through, it is likely to lead to consolidation of ownership in the media sector, ...
Nine unhappy with Kyle
The Nine Network are on a winner with The Voice, and deservedly so, it is a spectacularly well executed concept (see 'the lesson from the voice' here). However, they are protective of the ...
DMG ‘no comment’ on Smooth
Following the story that Radio Today broke on Friday afternoon regarding DMG's relaunch of 91.5 and 95.3 as 'Smooth' (here), the Fairfax press have picked up the news in The Age and the Sydney ...
2GB loses court case
The Macquarie Radio Network have lost their court case to overturn the new rules from ACMA forcing presenters to reveal when the company is receiving consideration from a sponsor. (See earlier ...
2UE tweaks lineup
2UE has made changes to its weekday lineup, to start from this coming Monday. Current Morning Presenter, David Oldfield will move to evenings and will be replaced in mornings by Stuart Bocking in ...
Most advertised TV Programs
Radio Today's airplay analysis partner Aircheck have released the Top 10 FTA and Pay Television advertising spots on commercial radio for the month of April. The most advertised program? National ...
New DMG sales boss
DMG have announced the appointment of a new Group Sales Director. Peter Charlton will commence in mid 2012 in the role, after fulfilling his commitments with his present employer, Adshel, where ...
Macquarie and ACMA in court
The Macquarie Radio Network is taking ACMA to court over the new rules forcing it to disclose on-air sponsorship agreements. The new rules were outlined last month, and require radio announcers ...
Gold Coast survey released
The first survey for 2012 on the Gold Coast has been released today. See the full results here. As usual for this market, it is close, however Southern Cross Austereo have taken out the 1 and 2 ...