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Mel Greig And Michael Christian Of Sydney’s 2Day FM Fired- Southern Cross Austereo Feels “Deep Regret” For The Death Of Hospital Nurse Jacintha Saldanha

 

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Southern Cross Austereo, the company that owns Sydney’s 2Day FM has fired Mel Greig and Michael Christian. SCA has “terminated” the show and is in the process of implementing a company-wide suspension of ‘prank’ calls. 

According to TMZ, SCA issued the statement this morning (12/10) saying it still feels “deep regret” for the death of hospital nurse Jacintha Saldanha and they are taking “the events of the last few days very seriously.”

SCA says it has taken the following action:

- The suspension of all advertising on 2DayFM until further notice;

- The termination of 2DayFM’s Hot 30 show;

- A Company-wide suspension of “prank” calls

-A comprehensive review of relevant company policies and processes”

You can view SCA’s full press release by clicking here. Here’s a quick part:

SCA Chief Executive Officer Rhys Holleran said,

 

“First and foremost we would like to express our deep and sincere condolences to the family of Jacintha Saldanha for their loss. We are very sorry for what has happened.” “As a leading commercial radio broadcaster, we must ensure that our internal processes and protocols are robust. We don’t claim to be perfect and we always strive to do better. We have initiated a detailed and rigorous review of our policies and procedures to inform any improvements we can make. “We are also providing support to our people who are deeply saddened by this tragic and unforseen event.”

2 Day FM is no stranger to horrible phone pranks on listeners. TMZ reports a full list. These will shock you.

Southern Cross Austereo is the leading media and entertainment company for the land down under. They own national radio networks, online, mobile and unique one off events. They also own a lot of different television programs.

Mel Greig And Michael Christian Of Sydney’s 2Day FM Prank The Hospital Kate Middleton Is At

[via TMZ / SCA]

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