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Jacintha Saldanha

Remembering Jacintha Saldanha on the Second Anniversary of Her Suicide

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 02.01.2015 | Media
Nancy Graham Holm

Jacintha was the 46-year-old, mother-of-two who worked at King Edward VII's Hospital Sister Agnes in London, England; a hardworking, devoted nurse; the particular nurse that just happened to answer the telephone on December 4, 2012.

Royal Prank DJ Given Award By Boss

Reuters | Michael Sin | Posted 08.05.2013 | Media

By Michael Sin SYDNEY (Reuters) - One of the Australian radio presenters who staged a royal prank call that was linked to the suicide o...

Was The Royal Hoax Nurse 'Driven To Suicide' By Her Colleagues?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.14.2012 | Media

One of the three suicide notes written by the nurse who had been tricked by a hoax phone call about the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge is said to conta...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Joan Rivers Defends DJs Who Made Prank Call To Kate Middleton's Nurse | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 12.12.2012 | Celebrity

Michael Christian and Mel Greig, the Australian DJs vilified over their Kate Middleton prank call which preceded the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha,...

Australian Radio Hosts Were Just Doing Their Job

Heather Korol | Posted 02.11.2013 | Media
Heather Korol

In a world where businesses and people are clamoring for the next viral win, the most number of re-tweets or 15 minutes of fame, these DJs were doing what they were expressly hired to do; create entertaining, possibly shocking content.

Australian Radio Station Under New Pressure From British Parliament

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2013 | Media

LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - A lawmaker representing the family of a nurse who apparently took her own life after a prank call to a London hospital tr...

When the Most Trusted Profession Falls Prey

Mona Shattell | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Mona Shattell

Nurses like Jacintha Saldanha are "second victims." Recent studies have shown that nurses are often traumatized when errors occur.

Radio Station Takes Action After Kate Middleton Hoax

Posted 12.11.2012 | Media

2Day FM, the Australian radio station behind a prank call to Kate Middleton's hospital plans to donate money to the family of the nurse who was found ...

Punked to Death: Nurse's Apparent Suicide Puts Ratings Hunger on Trial

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Yet even as the world remains stunned by the lethal prank and a family grieves the loss of a beloved member, we're now being told by Australian media that the shock jocks involved are in a "fragile state" and in intensive therapy. Do we care about them at this point?

British Nurse's Apparent Suicide Is Tragic, But Media and Public Response Has Been Over the Top

Michael Russnow | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media
Michael Russnow

The awful news of Jacintha Saldanha's apparent suicide is tragic. However, to inflate the incident unrealistically, as if a harmless prank from two Australian radio disc jockeys was a causal effect and in so doing possibly ruin their careers, is an example of how the media blows things out of proportion.

Royal Prank Suicide: Hospital Deflects Its Responsibility by Playing Blame Game

Martin Lewis | Posted 02.08.2013 | Media
Martin Lewis

The death of the nurse Jacintha Saldanha is very sad. Having said that, there appears to be some rushing to judgment going on. The hospital is blasting the radio station, but it is the hospital that bears ultimate responsibility -- not a couple of brash entertainers.

Jacintha Saldanha, Nurse Duped By Kate Middleton Prank Call, Found Dead

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.07.2012 | Style

The nurse who was found dead after answering a prank phone call made to Kate Middleton's hospital has been identified as Jacintha Saldanha. The Kin...

Hospital Nurse Who Put Through Kate Middleton Prank Call Found Dead In London

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick & Jessica Misener | Posted 12.10.2012 | Style

She was the one who put the Duchess' prank call through to her private nurse.