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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 ...
DMG goes ‘Smooth’
The industry rumour-mill is in overdrive that DMG will be relaunching Sydney's 95.3 FM and Melbourne's 91.5 FM as 'Smooth 95.3' and "Smooth 91.5' within days. The domain names smooth953.com.au ...
New MCM Digital Boss
MCM Media have announced a new appointment, with Lachlan Brahe (left) joining the company as Commercial Director – Digital. Brahe's most recent role was Head of Digital Strategy for Carat, ...
How do the other half live?
Well in Sydney, one of the places they live is Dover Heights. However the peaceful, serene atmosphere of Dover Heights, where the majority of noise tends to occur when a poodle sees a spoodle on ...
Nova and More FM ‘flop’
A great piece of content from Nova Brisbane and More FM Auckland with an 'Australia vs New Zealand belly flop competition'. Not only is a strong on-air content, it provides good water-cooler talk ...