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19 November 2021 The ABC will axe two hours of daily locally produced radio content from its network of regional Victorian stations next year under a shake-up it says will create more “dynamic” programming and boost its digital and on-demand services.
15 November 2021 There is surely no more thankless job in journalism than news director of the national broadcaster. You’re the target of predictable slings and arrows from government and the subjects of the ABC’s journalism.
10 November 2021 For the radio sector, and for its audio competitors, there are two releases of information that will definitely help shape current and future projects. The first is the release of the government and industry’s Digital radio and audio review.
9 November 2021 The biggest decline was in evenings, where David Astle’s show shed 1.8 points to finish with an 11.3 per cent share of audience. That still left it as the second-most-listened-to show in that slot, behind 3AW’s money show with Brooke Corte at 7pm and Denis Walter from 8pm (the survey is broken down by blocks of time rather than specific shows).
9 November 2021 Speaking on his Nova's Fitzy & Wippa breakfast program this morning, the radio star told co-host Ryan 'Fitzy' Fitzgerald that his fed-up wife put her foot down after he visited the hardware store four times in one weekend.
9 November 2021 Gambling companies are among the heaviest advertisers on radio during “school run” hours when millions of children are in the car, according to research that prompted warnings about their exposure to promotions for the national lottery, online casinos and sports betting.
6 November 2021 No damages will be paid to Mr Barilaro but Mr Shanks has agreed to edit two social media videos to remove content that Mr Barilaro claimed was "offensive". "Mr Shanks understands that Mr Barilaro has been hurt and apologises to him for that hurt."
6 November 2021 The latest version of the Build Back Better Act, one of the centerpieces of President Joe Biden’s economic and social agenda, includes a tax credit for local outlets for employing journalists. Lawmakers in the House and the Senate have introduced bills to try to boost struggling local newspapers and broadcast outlets.
6 November 2021 Amazon is disconnecting Alexa from email accounts and ending the voice assistant’s ability to read emails out loud, according to a note sent to Alexa users. The feature will shutter next week... The company didn’t give a reason for the retraction, which stands out amidst a deluge of new Alexa options and abilities. It may have been a matter of resources for a feature that isn’t used much, or perhaps it raised privacy questions the company didn’t want to be an issue.