The Facebook pages of 2GB sponsors have been flooded with calls for them to drop advertising on the radio network. Many customers posting that they feel so strongly that they won’t buy from that brand until they drop sponsorship from Alan Jones’ show.
Change.org have been running a petition calling for the sacking of Alan Jones which has now passed
There’s also a Facebook page calling for the sacking of Alan Jones and has posted the details of all sponsors. A page which was removed from the official website. Some brands are reporting they’ve had thousands of emails to add to the Facebook and Twitter posts (#boycott2gb).
You can see some of the posts at the links below, the impact of which will be interesting to watch.
Hyundai Australia: http://www.facebook.com/HyundaiAustralia?filter=2
Virgin Australia: https://www.facebook.com/virginaustralia?fref=ts&filter=2
Harvey Norman: https://www.facebook.com/HarveyNormanAU?fref=ts&filter=2
Telstra have just announced they are also pulling advertising from the Alan Jones show. This is a result of feedback from the public. This is a great example of social networks doing their job and allowing your voice to be heard.