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This Week In Radio 19/6/2021

Lots happens in the radio industry each week so hears a summery of the week we just enjoyed.

Here’s what happened

FM104 apologised this week after they made jokes about a child in there long running kids in the car segment. This brings up the question, how should stations make sure incidents like this don’t happen again? How do presenters balance perceived entertainment value with the duty of care to listeners? It’s a big area and feel free to share your views on our Twitter.

Read the story on Radio Today

President Michael D.Higgins spoke about community radio this week to celebrate community radio day. He spoke of being involved in issuing the first community radio licenses, and said lots of other nice things too.

Read what he said here

And finally this week RTE have confirmed the return date for the new series of documentary on one. The new series of radio documentaries kicks off on Sunday the 11th of July and you can listen to documentary episodes on the Friday before they air using the Doc On One podcast feed.

Get the details from RTE here

And that is the summery for this week. Come back to radio land next week for more radio newsđź“» and be sure to follow us on Twitter and Instagram for extra stories.

This week in radio 12/6/2021

Lots happens in the radio industry each week so hears a summery of the week we just enjoyed.

Here’s what happened

RTE presenter Ryan Tubridy had his Wikipedia defaced by internet trolls recently. The trolls edited the page to say that Tubridy was a “horny b****cks“ and that he “hosted sex shows on RTÉ”. the page was quickly restored after the incident.

Read the story on Extra

Today FM are changing up there schedule with changes in all areas of the stations output. Best of luck to everyone taking up new shows and to those moving on to new things. We at Radio Land wish you well.

Read the story on The Journal

And finally this week Red FM have welcomed back there Red Patrollers. In a post on Instagram we saw a reunion of the team in red masks of course. Hopefully more radio jobs will be returning soon enough.

See the post here

And that is the summery for this week. Come back to radio land next week for more radio newsđź“» and be sure to follow us on Twitter and Instagram for extra stories.

This week in Radio 5/6/2021

Lots happens in the radio industry each week so hears a summery of the week we just enjoyed.

Here’s what happened

Ireland’s Classic Hits has a new CEO. the CEO of Nova Kevin Brannigan is taking on the classic Hits role also to help create a joined up strategy for the stations. Best of luck Kevin from Radio Land.

Read the story on Radio Today

Joe Brolly has taken legal action against RTÉ for defamation. Joe worked on RTE’s sports output and recently participated in a debate on a united Ireland.

Read the story on the journal

And finally this week Joe Duffy has confirmed he will stop saying “51551 wash your hands”. he’s looking for new suggestions so check out radio 1 on Instagram to suggest a new phrase.

Get the details on the radio 1 Instagram.

And that is the summery for this week. Come back to radio land next week for more radio newsđź“» and be sure to follow us on Twitter and Instagram for extra stories.

This Week In Radio 29/5/2021

Lots happens in the radio industry each week so hears a summery of the week we just enjoyed.

Hears what happened

The owner of stations like FM104 in Dublin and 96fm in Cork have confirmed a €7 million loss in there latest accounts. Wireless Group also gave information on some of there costs as well as other interesting business insights.

Read the story here on the Irish times

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