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Alan Jones program to face a review

Friday 13 September, 2019

2GB advertisers have received a letter from Macquarie Media chairman Russell Tate promising a review into Alan Jones program after it fell below the community standards expected of the broadcaster.

Macquarie Media Chairman threatens Alan Jones with the sack

Sunday 18 August, 2019
Facing the prospect of an exodus of advertisers, Macquarie Media Chairman, Russell Tate, yesterday, sent out a media release:

Macquarie Media:Full Year Results up by 24%

Thursday 09 August, 2018

Macquarie Media has released its annual results with growth in Net Profit After Tax of $21.5 million up $4.2 million, or 24% on last year.

As reported last week on radioinfo, Fairfax Media, currently in merger talks with the Nine Network, is a major shareholder with 54% of shares, but Macquarie Media controls the daily operations of the company.

100 not out. Yet 2GB still can’t get no respect.

Sunday 13 November, 2016

Amid the celebrations last week at Macquarie Media for 2GB having scored 100 survey wins in a row, there was a familiar lament.

Decoding Genius: new podcast series produced by Macquarie Media

Thursday 10 November, 2016

Can we flip a switch and create a genius? Or is genius something humans are born with, that can't be bred?
Decoding Genius is a client branded podcast series for GE, produced by Macquarie Media for Made by Fairfax.
Decoding Genius aims to answer these questions by focusing on the lives and journeys of six young geniuses from around the world, interviewing experts in intelligence, and examining whether genius is born or bred.

Is this a joke? Latest on the 2CH sale, Alan Jones verses ACMA and News Limited

Monday 24 October, 2016
Last week Alan Jones labelled the ACMA “experts with no expertise” in comments about the forced sale of 2CH.

Now News Corp has been drawn into the debate about radio ownership laws, with a column today by Mark Day countering Jones’ remarks.

“We’re the most over regulated country in the world,” Jones told his audience. “ACMA… are the experts with no expertise.”

2CH to be sold off by Deloitte

Friday 14 October, 2016

Divestiture agent appointed.

Macquarie Media to focus on revenue growth

Monday 08 August, 2016

Macquarie Media Limited has released its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2016 delivering a full-year net profit of $13.3 million.
It’s the first full financial year of operations since the merger of the Macquarie Radio Network and Fairfax Radio Network.

Commenting on the results Executive Chairman Russell Tate said the merger had led to financial benefits and the new network would now focus on revenue growth.


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