Daily Archives: December 8, 2012

Unsettling

Japan has suffered 2 earthquakes and 1 tsunami this week.

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Washington Post Gets it Right

Delia Lloyd at the Washington Post is the first MSM journalist to get it right. She says that Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse who committed suicide after being pranked by shock jocks from 2Day FM was well-respected by her colleagues, not … Continue reading

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Nurses Talk Back to Shock Radio

This letter from the colleagues of Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse who apparently took her own life after being the victim of a humiliating and professionally damaging radio prank shows a restrained outrage.. King Edward VII’s Hospital, where the former Kate … Continue reading

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Heartless Hotline- Playing the Poor for Sport

2Day FM has a history of pushing the limits between satire and brutality. One controversial episode involved hooking a 14 year old girl to a lie detector and interrogating her about her sex life. She disclosed she had been raped … Continue reading

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Tribute to Australian Culture

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Disgrace Boomerang in Australia

Update from the BBC, the two Australian shock jocks whose prank backfired may be feeling some of the same emotions nurse Jacintha Saldanha felt when she realized she had breached her patient’s confidentiality. Their employer is feeling it where it … Continue reading

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