Rachel Glucina has raised an interesting conundrum about what is happening in radio:
Last week’s radio survey results yielded little groundbreaking news with both networks spinning their own positive picture about their commercial and talkback stations.
MediaWorks announced RadioLive increased its listeners by 14 per cent nationwide and golden boy Duncan Garner had a 141 per cent increase on his drive show.
That’s a huge coup. However, Willie Jackson and John Tamihere, whose show precedes Garner’s, made few gains.
Sources in radio circles say their afternoon talkback show is likely to be rejigged now Tamihere is plotting a political comeback.
RadioLive bosses told The Diary there are no immediate changes afoot, but “it’s no secret John has never got politics out of his system and who knows what could happen down the track”.
So, who could fill the void alongside Willie? Here are our picks: Â Read more »