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Corey Deitz

Outrageous Radio Deejay Prank Calls: A Short History

By December 12, 2012

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The recent controversy caused by two Australian deejays who prank called a London hospital where Kate Middleton was staying has put this old radio trick under keen scrutiny. The Aussie prank turned ugly after a nurse who put the call through to a second attending nurse, committed suicide. Now, the deejays have been taken off-the-air, the radio station is under fire, and millions of people around the world are condemning the DJs, the station, and prank calls. But, prank calls are nothing new in the radio ratings subculture. Read more. (Mel Greig and Michael Christian, 2Day FM Publicity Photo)
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