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Frequency change request for Love Sport and Panjab Radio

Ofcom has received a request from Love Sport and Panjab Radio to swap the format of each licence. Love Sport currently broadcasts London-wide with a coverage area of over ten million adults on 558AM on the licence originally started by Spectrum Radio in 1990. The Kelvin Mackenzie-owned station launched in March 2018 on AM and DAB and has had a format change approved last year to remove finance news from its character. Panjabi Radio is covering North London on 1584AM on the licence won by Lon...
Tags: London, Industry, Radio, Ofcom, Greater London, north London, Panjabi, Panjab Radio, Kelvin MacKenzie, Spectrum Radio, Love Sport Radio, Panjabi Radio, London Turkish Radio, ASSL, North London AM

Format change approved for Love Sport Radio

Ofcom has agreed a change to the character of service for London AM and digital station Love Sport, removing the requirement to provide business, entertainment and current affairs information. The licensee ‘A Spokesman Said Limited’ had requested the change for the service, which broadcasts on 558kHz as well as on DAB in the capital. The previous requirement was to provide a “broad-based 24-hour speech service for Londoners of all backgrounds and origins, focussing on business and finance, sp...
Tags: London, Radio, Ofcom, Station News, Kelvin MacKenzie, Love Sport Radio, Love Sport

Love Sport launches on MW and DAB in London

Sports and news station Love Sport Radio has had its official launch this morning on digital radio and 558 MW across London.
Tags: London, Radio, Today, Radio Stations, On Air, Kelvin MacKenzie, Love Sport Radio

Love Sport Radio gets ready to launch on DAB

Love Sport Radio has been tweeting details of its upcoming launch, including details of the schedule.
Tags: London, Radio, Today, Programmes, Radio Stations, Kelvin MacKenzie, Love Sport Radio

Kelvin back in radio with CitiTalk and CitiSport

Former talkSPORT and TWG executive Kelvin MacKenzie is re-entering the radio industry, launching two speech stations in London on AM and DAB in the New Year.
Tags: London, Radio, Today, Kelvin, Talksport, Industry News, On Air, Kelvin MacKenzie, TWG, Citisport, Cititalk

Greens say they could support Gonski 2.0 and attack Labor for politicising funding – politics live

Richard Di Natale says he is ‘staggered’ Labor would rather campaign on education than address their ‘flawed’ school funding model. Follow the day live … 12.21am BST Former NSW education minister Adrian Piccoli, a big supporter of Labor’s Gonski 1.0 to the detriment of his own career in the Coalition, has tweeted:If Greens and AEU stop Gonski2.0 they can never again complain about overfunded private schools. Take the concessions and pass the BillWho got to you?It's not perfect and it's not e...
Tags: Labor, World news, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Australian Greens, Malcolm Turnbull, Australian education, Richard Di Natale, Gonski Reforms, Gonski, Adrian Piccoli, Finkel, Kelvin MacKenzie

The Sun parts ways with columnist Kelvin MacKenzie after Barkley outcry

Ross Barkley was compared to a gorilla in Kelvin MacKenzie's column. Kelvin MacKenzie "will not return" to The Sun after a column in which he compared Everton midfielder Ross Barkley to a gorilla provoked outcry. Parent company News UK announced its decision to part company with the tabloid's one-time editor, whose column from April 14 led to a printed apology. A News UK spokeswoman said: "Further to our statement on 15 April that Kelvin MacKenzie's services as a columnist for The...
Tags: UK, Football, Sport, Story, News UK, Everton, Ross Barkley, Pa Sport, English Premier League, Barkley, MacKenzie, Kelvin MacKenzie

Kelvin MacKenzie leaves The Sun 'by mutual consent'

The columnist's contract is terminated, the paper says, after an article on footballer Ross Barkley.
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Kelvin Mackenzie leaves Sun 'by mutual consent'

Kelvin Mackenzie's contract with the Sun has been terminated "by mutual consent", the paper says.
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Cockney sparrows living the high life | Brief letters

Kelvin MacKenzie and Ross Barkley | Return of the sparrows | Management speak | Kings killed in battle | Grandparents’ names | 35mm film canistersKelvin MacKenzie loses his job over “racial slurs” (Report, 10 May). Are we to infer that the nasty abuse of Ross Barkley would have been fine had his grandparents all been indigenous English or European? Is there no need to care about respecting other people and their feelings, so long as no racial or sexual orientation or religious elements lurk some...
Tags: London, Media, Animals, Environment, Football, UK News, World news, Birds, Wildlife, Race issues, Monarchy, Ross Barkley, MacKenzie, Kelvin MacKenzie, Patrick Barkham Notebook, Fortune Street Park

Kelvin Mackenzie to leave The Sun after Ross Barkley column

The ex-Sun editor will not be asked to contribute to the paper after his suspension over a column.
Tags: UK, News, Ross Barkley, Kelvin MacKenzie

Kelvin MacKenzie tells New York Times ‘Corbyn knifed to death’ would be most joyful headline

Former S*n editor later asked to have his comments amended [Author: Dan Kay]
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The Sun apologises to Barkley over column

London (AFP) – Everton star Ross Barkley received an apology from The Sun tabloid newspaper on Saturday over a column that made “unfavourable comparisons” to a gorilla. The newspaper printed the apology and said it had not been aware that the England midfielder’s grandfather was from Nigeria. Columnist Kelvin MacKenzie, a former editor of The Sun, had also written that the... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Nigeria, Sport, Soccer, The Sun, Ross Barkley, Afp, Barkley, Kelvin MacKenzie, AFP Everton

The Sun publish apology after Kelvin MacKenzie's Ross Barkley article

Ronald Koeman is hopeful Ross Barkley will sign a new contract with Everton before the season ends. The Sun has published an apology to Everton and England's Ross Barkley over a column by Kelvin MacKenzie in which he compared the midfielder to a gorilla. The piece, headlined "Ross Barkley: Sun apology," appeared after the April 14 opinion piece in the paper sparked uproar and accusations of racism. Alongside the column, which made disparaging remarks about the star, was was a photograph of...
Tags: England, Nigeria, Story, Soccer, Everton, Ross Barkley, Ronald Koeman, Pa Sport, English Premier League, Barkley, Kelvin MacKenzie

The Sun in Ross Barkley apology over Kelvin MacKenzie column

The Sun said it had been contacted by Mr Barkley's lawyers, who made a formal complaint.
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Sun columnist Kelvin MacKenzie to be quizzed over 'racial slur'

The former Sun editor compared Everton footballer Ross Barkley to a 'gorilla' in his column.
Tags: News, Everton, Ross Barkley, Kelvin MacKenzie

Everton 'love' embattled Ross Barkley, insists Ashley Williams

Ronald Koeman says Burnley were the better team to start the match, but that the 'true' Everton showed up later in the game. Incredibly proud of his team's performance against Everton, Sean Dyche rues how quickly a few mistakes punished them. If Ross Barkley was in any doubt as to how much he is valued at Everton, teammate Ashley Williams believes this weekend left him in no doubt. The 23-year-old midfielder endured a difficult few days after being allegedly punched on a...
Tags: Story, Soccer, The Sun, Everton, Ross Barkley, Burnley, Ronald Koeman, Ashley Williams, Pa Sport, English Premier League, Kelvin MacKenzie, Everton Sean Dyche

Tackling racism and working-class insults | Letters

As a season ticket-holding Evertonian, born and bred in Liverpool, I read with particular interest the article about the Sun’s latest outrage (Kelvin MacKenzie suspended by Sun over racism row, 15 April). It is shocking to me that ignorance of Ross Barkley’s racial heritage is presented as some sort of extenuation. Are we to assume that likening a supremely gifted working-class man to a gorilla would be acceptable in the absence of a Nigerian grandfather? I deplore racism, but I equally deplore ...
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Society, UK News, Newspapers & magazines, National newspapers, Newspapers, Race issues, Liverpool, The Sun, Everton, Sun, Ross Barkley, West Midlands, Kelvin MacKenzie

Everton ban Sun tabloid over Barkley article

London (AFP) – Everton banned The Sun tabloid from its premises on Saturday over an article about their player Ross Barkley that critics branded “racist”. The article in Britain’s best-selling newspaper was about the 23-year-old England midfielder getting into a fight in a nightclub in Everton’s home city of Liverpool. Columnist Kelvin MacKenzie compared Barkley, who... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Britain, Soccer, Liverpool, Everton, Ross Barkley, Afp, Barkley, Kelvin MacKenzie, AFP Everton

Everton release statement on The Sun’s Barkley article: Newspaper banned from the club

Racist article On Friday, the Sun’s Kelvin MacKenzie wrote a racist article on Everton’s Ross Barkley. The highly offensive peice also insulted the people of Merseyside. After public outrage against MacKenzie, and widespread support for Barkley – who was involved in an unprovoked attack last week – the Sun suspended the writer. Everton statement On Saturday morning, Everton released a statement on the issue, calling the piece an “attack on the city.” The club officially banned the Sun newspap...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Everton, Ross Barkley, Merseyside, Barkley, MacKenzie, Kelvin MacKenzie, Liverpool See Everton

Everton ban the Sun after Ross Barkley article

Everton ban the Sun newspaper "from all areas of its operation" after columnist Kelvin MacKenzie's article on Ross Barkley and the people of Liverpool.
Tags: News, Everton, Ross Barkley, Kelvin MacKenzie

Ian Wright & Stan Collymore in Twitter Spat over Sun’s racist article on Everton star

Sun columnist’s racist article on Barkley The Sun has landed itself in more trouble with the city of Liverpool after the publication of a shocking article on Ross Barkley yesterday. Columnist Kelvin MacKenzie penned a quite shocking piece on Everton star Barkley, describing him as a ‘gorilla’ after his nightclub brawl last weekend. The problem with the use of that word is that Barkley has African heritage – his grandfather is Nigerian, so there are racial connotations. The Sun have suspended Ma...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Everton, Sun, Ross Barkley, Ian Wright, Stan Collymore, Barkley, Wright, MacKenzie, Collymore, Kelvin MacKenzie, Twitter Spat, Barkley The Sun

The Sun suspend columnist for racist article on Everton’s Ross Barkley

Sun columnist slurs Ross Barkley The Sun have suspended columnist Kelvin MacKenzie for a disgraceful article he penned on Everton star Ross Barkley yesterday. MacKenzie launched a shocking broadside on Barkley after the England international was punched in a nightclub last week. The columnist described Barkley as a ‘gorilla’, which had some shocking racial undertones, as Barkley’s grandfather is from Nigeria. MacKenzie also tried to link Barkley to the drug underworld in some tenuous and vague ...
Tags: England, News, Nigeria, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Everton, Sun, Ross Barkley, Merseyside, Barkley, MacKenzie, Kelvin MacKenzie, Ross Barkley The Sun

Liverpool mayor: Sack Kelvin MacKenzie over Barkley article

Liverpool's mayor condemns Sun writer as police probe whether Ross Barkley article is a "hate crime".
Tags: UK, News, Liverpool, Ross Barkley, Barkley, Kelvin MacKenzie

Sun columnist suspended over Barkley comments

London (AFP) – Britain’s Sun tabloid said on Friday it had suspended its columnist Kelvin MacKenzie over an article about footballer Ross Barkley that critics branded “racist”. The article in Britain’s best-selling newspaper was about the 23-year-old England midfielder getting into a fight in a nightclub in Liverpool this week. MacKenzie compared Barkley, whose... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Britain, Soccer, Liverpool, Ross Barkley, Afp, Barkley, MacKenzie, Kelvin MacKenzie, AFP Britain s Sun tabloid

Sun columnist MacKenzie suspended over Barkley article

Columnist Kelvin MacKenzie is suspended by The Sun after he expressed "wrong" and "unfunny" views about the people of Liverpool and Everton midfielder Ross Barkley.
Tags: Sport, Liverpool, Everton, Barkley, MacKenzie, Kelvin MacKenzie

Ross Barkley: Sun suspends Kelvin MacKenzie over Liverpool article

Columnist Kelvin MacKenzie is suspended by The Sun after he expressed "wrong" and "unfunny" views about the people of Liverpool and Everton midfielder Ross Barkley.
Tags: News, Liverpool, Everton, Ross Barkley, Kelvin MacKenzie

Fatima Manji: ‘It’s really important that newsrooms reflect the population’

Britain’s first hijab-wearing newsreader on the row over the Nice attacks coverage, minorities in the media and her obsession with The Thick of ItA correspondent on Channel 4 News since 2012, in March Fatima Manji became Britain’s first (and only) hijab-wearing newsreader on national television. Born in Peterborough, she studied history and politics at London School of Economics, before being accepted on a BBC trainee scheme. In July, she made headlines around the world when Kelvin MacKenzie wro...
Tags: Media, Religion, UK News, World news, Bbc, Britain, Television industry, Islam, Channel 4, UK security and counter-terrorism, TV News, Nice, London School Of Economics, Peterborough, Kelvin MacKenzie

Kelvin MacKenzie Ipso ruling 'frightening', says Fatima Manji

Channel 4 news journalist Fatima Manji says the press regulator's decision not to uphold her complaint about Kelvin MacKenzie is "frightening".
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Regulator clears Kelvin MacKenzie after hijab article complaints

A complaint from a Channel 4 presenter about a column written by Kelvin MacKenzie in The Sun newspaper is not upheld.
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