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Madeleine McCann: My Brilliant Career

by | 19th, May 2008

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann

THE GUARDIAN: “Heard the same song three times today? Blame the craze for ‘testing’ tunes”

Martin Kelner is writing on his career in radio:

“The problem is that during the day most of my local radio stations are aiming at a broadly similar audience, roughly women of a certain age, from around 30 to a shade over 55. Those who claim to be in the know say this is the constituency that will help you to a good score in the quarterly Rajar figures.

The slavish adherence to this perceived wisdom was made clear to me at the BBC local station that sacked me just over a year ago (on the same day Madeleine McCann went missing actually, which is probably why you never saw much about it in the newspapers) for not being “female friendly” enough.

Irony? Given the Madeleine McCann is now a linked to the f9 button on a journalist’s keyboard, it’s  hard to tell…

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