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UK RADIO NEWS: DJ RODIGAN RESIGNS FROM KISS FM

The Independant reports that one of Britain’s best known Reggae deejay’s David Rodigan has resigned from Kiss FM, after 22 years of service at the station. In a statement Rodigan said: “I’ve been with the station for 22 years, shared some wonderful times with many fantastic artists and members of staff and it’s with great sadness that I’ve come to this decision. Due to their continued marginalisation of reggae music into the twilight zone of radio scheduling, it has left me no option []

SESAME STREET PUPPETEER AND VOICE OF ELMO RESIGNS AMID UNDERAGE SEX ALLEGATIONS

The Sesame Workshop has announced today that Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash has resigned. Clash who is also the voice of Elmo has stepped down amid underage sex allegations. Last week, a 24-year-old ‘male model’ Sheldon Stephens publicly accused Clash of having a sexual relationship with him when he was 16 years old (underage across the pond), only to recant his statement one day later, and a second lawsuit was reportedly filed by another individual today. In a statement the Sesame Workshop said: Sesame Workshop’s mission is to []

UK NEWS: JAMES MURDOCH TO STEP DOWN AS NEWS INTERNATIONAL CHAIRMAN

Via Digital Spy James Murdoch is to step down as executive chairman of News International newspapers in the UK, it has been announced. News Corporation confirmed this afternoon that Murdoch, the son of Rupert Murdoch, will no longer chair the board at the group that includes companies publishing The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun. He has been widely criticised for his handling of the phone hacking scandal that led to the closure of the News of the World last year, []

STEVE JOBS RESIGNS AS CEO FOR APPLE INC

It’s just been announced that Steve Jobs has resigned as Chief Executive for Apple Inc. The 55-year-old co-founder of the company who survived pancreatic cancer has been on medical leave for an undisclosed condition since January 17. Apple said Steve Jobs has been elected chairman and Tim Cook has been elected CEO. Source

B.E.T CHIEF REGINALD HUDLIN RESIGNS

Black Entertainment Television chief Reginald Hudlin has resigned. Hudlin is returning to his “entrepreneurial roots” as an independent producer, according to an internal memo Thursday from BET Chairwoman and CEO Debra Lee that was released publicly by BET. BET executive Stephen Hill, who’s in charge of music programming and talent, will serve as interim entertainment president during the search to replace Hudlin, Lee said. Continue Reading….