Media

Controversy over Spon Award rulings

Alston, CA, Dec 22 – Controversy has erupted in the MicroWiki community following the judging of the Seventh Spon Awards, with many voicing their disagreement with the decisions made. The biggest uproar has come with the victory of anime series Free! (see right) over fellow contender Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan, SNK). The ruling […]

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Ministry of Communications unveils new media classifications

Alston, CA, Dec 12 – The Ministry of Communications has revealed its new set of media classifications to be used by the Departments of Film and Broadcasting Classification (DFBC) and Literature and Print Classification (DLPC). The new classifications, which will replace the older classifications used by the former Office of Film and Broadcasting Classification (OFBC), […]

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Times Archives: No peace with Realia (August 2009)

As Sirocco marks five years since the creation of the Glorious Dictatorial Republic of Andersonia, the Times is opening up its archives to present articles not seen since they were first published in the Andersonian Times all those years ago. Join us as we take a trip down memory lane to simpler, if stranger, times. Some […]

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Times Archives: Computer breakdown escalates (April 2009)

As Sirocco marks five years since the creation of the Glorious Dictatorial Republic of Andersonia, the Times is opening up its archives to present articles not seen since they were first published in the Andersonian Times all those years ago. Join us as we take a trip down memory lane to simpler, if stranger, times. Some […]

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Times Archives: Andersonia at War (March 2009)

As Sirocco marks five years since the creation of the Glorious Dictatorial Republic of Andersonia, the Times is opening up its archives to present articles not seen since they were first published in the Andersonian Times all those years ago. Join us as we take a trip down memory lane to simpler, if stranger, times. Some […]

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SBC announces end of Micro High

Rathlyn, HB, Jul 24 – The Siroccan Broadcasting Corporation has this evening confirmed it will be ending its popular cartoon series Micro High in light of Xtranormal’s announcement it will be closing down. Animation website Xtranormal, which is used to produce the series, has confirmed it will be closing down at the end of this […]

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SBC begins radio service

Alston, CA, Jul 5 – Radio broadcasting has officially begun in Sirocco with the Siroccan Broadcasting Corporation making its debut broadcast this morning. SBC National Radio began broadcasting at 11:25am NZST this morning, beginning with a test of Seeburg music and a rendition of Leroy Anderson’s Typewriter. Technical issues were encountered almost immediately with a lack […]

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Seeburg radio station receives Siroccan donation

Rathlyn, HB, Jun 14 – The government has this afternoon donated a sum of money to an Internet radio station specialising in instrumental music. The popular Seeburg1000.com radio station, which specialises in instrumental music produced by the Seeburg Corporation in the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, is a popular station in Sirocco, with its music […]

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Commonwealth Avenue: Why so sad, Barnaby?

You know, I thought The Eternal Principal was quite good. It seems the one of the rules of entertainment is alive and well – you can’t please everyone. While Prsänëa and Zealandia both enjoyed the show, it seems Senya did not. I decided that it is more civil to respond to his criticisms than blast […]

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Sirocco marks second anniversary, Anderson warns of micronational inactivity

Alston, NCD, Nov 4 – Sirocco has surpassed the longevity of the Glorious Dictatorial Republic of Andersonia by reaching its second birthday today. At midnight the national anthem was played, while later on in the morning a large breakfast was held in Alston this morning to mark the occasion. Throughout the day there have been celebratory […]

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