Aussie Radio Station: Backlash ‘Unfair’

    In this undated supplied publicity photo 2 Day FM radio presenters Mel Greig, left, and Michael Christian pose. Greig and Christian during their radio program Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, impersonated Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and the Prince of Wales to dupe hospital staff into giving information on the condition of the former Kate Middleton who was suffering severe morning sickness. (AP Photo/AAP Image, Southern Cross Austereo Sydney) Australia Out, Editorial Use Only, No Archiving

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    Two Australian radio hosts who made a prank call heard around the world are being made the subject of a “witch hunt,” a rep from their station says. “Prank calls have been going on for 50 years in the radio industry,” says Sandy Kaye, a spokeswoman for Southern Cross Austereo. “It is not designed to humiliate or embarrass.” Jacintha Saldanha, a nurse at the King Edward VII hospital, was found dead after receiving a prank call from two 2Day FM DJs who pretended to be the queen and asked to speak with Kate Middleton.

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