Media Radio


  • Deal Reached for FCC to Clear XM-Sirius Merger Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 11:29 AM ET
    XM Sirius

    Regulators reached an agreement to conditionally approve Sirius Satellite Radio's purchase of XM Satellite Radio as the companies said they would pay millions of dollars to settle allegations of past rule violations.

  • FCC Agrees to Approve Sirius Pruchase of XM: Report Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 9:39 AM ET
    XM Sirius

    Commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission have reached an agreement to approve Sirius Satellite Radio's  purchase of XM Satellite Radio , the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Tentative Deal Reached on XM-Sirius Merger: WSJ Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | 2:42 PM ET
    XM Sirius

    The Federal Communications Commission is close to giving a green light to Sirius Satellite Radio's proposed takeover of acquisition of XM Satellite Radio, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

  • XM-Sirius Deal: Another Commissioner Votes 'No' Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | 12:21 PM ET
    XM Sirius

    A Federal Communications Commission member who sought further concessions in a pending satellite radio buyout withdrew his offer Wednesday after it failed to draw support.

  • Rush Limbaugh: Is He Worth "Record" Breaking Contract? Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 1:55 PM ET
    Rush Limbaugh

    The details haven't been announced but Drudge is reporting that the deal goes through 2016 and is worth more than $400 million dollars. I've spoken to a number of record industry insiders, and though no one would confirm those exact numbers, they all said that the high figure make sense.

  • Imus in Race Remark Controversy Again Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 4:19 AM ET

    Don Imus again faces questions this morning over on-air remarks about race.

  • Satellite Radio Merger Clears Key Hurdle Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 3:29 PM ET

    XM and Sirius Satellite radio--the nation's only two satellite radio operators--have cleared a major hurdle: FCC Chair Kevin Martin recommended approval of their merger. This puts them one step closer to the deal that's now valued at roughly $7.5 billion dollars, based on recent stock prices.

  • Stop Trading!: Clear Channel Buyer's Remorse Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | 3:06 PM ET

    If the banks let this deal collapse, they should prepare to be sued from here to eternity. And rightfully so, Cramer says.

  • S&P, Nasdaq Rise For Fourth Day Tuesday, 25 Mar 2008 | 6:13 PM ET

    It might have seemed like a boring day in the stock market, but there was plenty of action including late-breaking news on Clear Channel, the pre-earnings Oracle trade and more.

  • Finally, the Regulators Get Sirius Monday, 24 Mar 2008 | 4:04 PM ET

    The DoJ's approval of XM-Sirius was a long time coming, Dennis Kneale says. Now it's up to the FCC.

  • Dead Air: Why Radio Stocks Should Not Be Touched Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 7:24 PM ET

    Even if the market comes back, do not expect the terrestrial radio companies to follow suit. Here's why.

  • XM-Sirius: Rep. Gene Green Responds Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 7:14 PM ET

    He’s been the merger’s staunchest opponent. Now the Democrat from Texas explains his position to Cramer.

  • XM-Sirius Merger: Cramer Names Names Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | 7:23 PM ET

    The Mad Money host calls out the members of Congress who are blocking the XM-Sirius merger from going through.

  • Cramer Gets Sirius Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | 11:36 AM ET

    Merger or no merger, Sirius will be the clear winner of the satellite radio wars, Cramer says. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Imus to Return to Airwaves on Monday Sunday, 2 Dec 2007 | 12:46 PM ET
    Radio personality Don Imus appears on Rev.Al Sharpton's radio show, in New York Monday April 9, 2007. Imus issued another apology for referring to the Rutgers women's basketball team as "nappy-headed hos" on his morning show last week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Imus isn't talking, yet, but it's safe to say radio's best-known curmudgeon will have lots to say when his show kicks off at 6 a.m. EST Monday on WABC-AM and other Citadel Broadcasting  stations around the country, ending his nearly eight-month banishment from the air.

  • Imus Signs Deal to Return to Radio Friday, 2 Nov 2007 | 6:19 AM ET

    Disgraced shock jock Don Imus, who was fired by CBS Radio six months ago in an uproar over an on-air racial slur he made, has signed a deal to return to radio Dec. 3 with a new nationally syndicated morning show.

  • CBS Settles with Fired Shock Jock Don Imus Wednesday, 15 Aug 2007 | 5:01 AM ET
    Radio personality Don Imus appears on Rev.Al Sharpton's radio show, in New York Monday April 9, 2007. Imus issued another apology for referring to the Rutgers women's basketball team as "nappy-headed hos" on his morning show last week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Broadcaster CBS settled its termination dispute with fired radio shock jock Don Imus Tuesday, a possible step toward Imus reviving his multimillion-dollar career with a rival broadcaster.

  • XM Satellite Radio

    XM Satellite Radio said Tuesday that Hugh Panero, its chief executive and a company founder, will step down in August.

  • Some fans of Internet radio may click on their favorite Web site and hear nothing but silence on Tuesday.

  • EBay to Auction Advertising on U.S. Radio Stations Wednesday, 6 Jun 2007 | 4:14 AM ET
    An Ebay sign is shown at Ebay offices in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, July 20, 2005. The San Jose-based company said Wednesday that it earned $291.6 million, or 21 cents per share, for the three months ended in June, a 53 percent increase from $190.4 million, or 14 cents per share at the same time last year. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    Online auctioneer eBay. said Tuesday it is ready to begin auctioning advertising airtime on 2,300 participating U.S. radio stations, expanding on an existing plan to sell cable television ads.