2Day FM

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Sanctioning radio station over royal prank 'sent a clear signal', says outgoing media regulator
Chris Chapman, who has stepped down from Australian Communications and Media Authority after 10 years, says the watchdog proved it would not be deterred by litigious media organisations

Amanda Meade

16, Feb, 2016 @11:50 PM

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Australian radio station escapes license suspension for royal hospital prank call
2DayFM, the radio station responsible for the hoax call after which nurse Jacintha Saldanha killed herself in 2012, will educate staff in media ethics

Amanda Meade

17, Jul, 2015 @5:09 AM

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The Weekly Beast: James Packer's Hollywood partner retracts claim of Israeli citizenship
Film producer Brett Ratner told LA dinner Packer had become a citizen; 2Day FM ruled to have breached its licensing conditions with royal prank call, and claims SBS hires lack diversity

Amanda Meade

23, Apr, 2015 @3:43 AM

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Is Mel B's 2Day FM gig what she really, really wants?
As a Spice Girl, Scary was used to shouting to make herself heard – but as one of four breakfast radio DJs she could have met her match

Jazz Twemlow

13, Dec, 2013 @6:53 AM

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Scotland Yard file on royal phone hoax passed to Australian police
Force asked to investigate whether DJs committed offence with prank call to hospital treating Duchess of Cambridge

Staff and agencies

10, Jul, 2013 @3:19 PM

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An award for Michael Christian, the royal prank DJ? What a disgrace | Wendy Harmer

Wendy Harmer for The Hoopla: One of the two radio presenters at the centre of the royal hoax tragedy has won a national competition. This is corporate cowboy thinking

Wendy Harmer for The Hoopla

05, Jun, 2013 @6:37 AM

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Australian hoax call DJ wins Austereo's 'top jock' award

One of the DJs who made a prank phone call linked to the suicide of a British nurse, has been named 'best in the land'

Bridie Jabour

05, Jun, 2013 @12:37 AM

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Kate Middleton prank call DJ back on the air

Michael Christian, one of two hosts sidelined after nurse's suicide, moves from 2DAY FM to music-only show on Fox FM

Alison Rourke in Sydney

11, Feb, 2013 @5:33 AM

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Australian radio DJs will not be prosecuted over hospital hoax call

Nurse who took call at hospital where Duchess of Cambridge was being treated for severe morning sickness later killed herself

Owen Bowcott, legal affairs correspondent

01, Feb, 2013 @1:32 PM

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Royal hoax DJ's show cancelled in wake of nurse suicide

2Day FM say DJs Michael Christian and Mel Greig remain employed at the radio station but their show has been replaced

Alison Rourke in Sydney

28, Jan, 2013 @4:51 AM

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Channel 4 News faces investigation over royal prank call bulletin
Regulator Ofcom to scrutinise programme's replaying of opening exchanges of call hours after death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha. By John Plunkett

John Plunkett

07, Jan, 2013 @1:38 PM

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Jacintha Saldanha: Samaritans reissue suicide reporting guidelines
Warning will come after inquest into the death of nurse who was found dead following prank call. By Josh Halliday

Josh Halliday

13, Dec, 2012 @12:45 PM

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