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No prophylactic adverts in Pakistan, by order

Pakistan has banned airing advertisements of contraceptives on television and radio after complaints that “undesired” commercials make children ask what they are for.

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority imposed the ban last week after it received complaints from parents against commercials of contraceptive, birth control and family planning products on electronic media. 50 more words

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Ken's off, and so is David

Ken Livingstone | Global/Press Association | R

LBC have dropped former London Mayor Ken Livingstone’s Saturday morning radio show after the controversy surrounding his recent claim that Adolf Hitler had supported Zionism. 44 more words


Ian Rufus

Goodbye AM is sad to learn of the passing of Ian Rufus, UK commercial radio pioneer who was closely involved with the launch of Hallam, Mercia and Viking FM, became Managing Director of BRMB and a senior executive at GWR, after a short illness. 9 more words


Arqiva winners announced

Absolute Radio has taken home the Station of the Year 2m+ award at the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards 2016.

Iain Dale of LBC was Presenter of the Year. 31 more words


Dark clouds at Cumulus

The Wall Street Journal reports that the radio group Cumulus is battling declining revenue and struggling with $2.5 billion in debt that is due repayment in three years. 102 more words

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Bauer Bags a Bargain

Bauer has acquired radio group Orion Media. The amount of the deal was not revealed but Orion is thought to have sold for about £40m. 121 more words


Glasgow braces itself for Bauer knockabout rock!

Bauer Media will test a new format via a 30 day trial in preparation for applying for the upcoming Glasgow FM licence.

Clyde Rocks starts tonight at 8pm with a two hour sports show and will be available on DAB for the next month. 33 more words

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