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Media Radio

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    If you’re unemployed and not afraid of a little life-or-death situation, here’s a job for you – alligator hunter.

  • Fried turkey on fire

    This holiday season, it’s important to be on the lookout for any threat to our personal and national security, everything from drunk drivers to terrorists and, the Department of Homeland Security would like to remind you, turkey fryers.

  • Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi

    Don't worry about Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi — if this whole politics thing doesn't work out, he's always got a career as a singer to fall back on!

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    As if we’re not on edge enough, the government is going to push the button for the emergency broadcast system — but just for a second. Everybody remain calm .....

  • Pandora trader wearing single symbol P on his jacket at the NYSE

    “The initial excitement is wearing off and people are starting to see that this company isn’t worth anywhere near its current valuation,” says one analyst.

  • Pandora's 9% gain on its debut was solid performance — all the more so because it came on a day of a broad slump in the overall stock market. Yet the listing paled in comparison to recent incandescent Internet I.P.O.’s. The NYT reports.

  • As stocks fell sharply on Wednesday, Cramer explains why the market could still fall further.

  • Pandora trader wearing single symbol P on his jacket at the NYSE

    Pandora Media's lack of profitability didn't stop investors from tuning in to the Internet radio stock, boosting it's price as much as 50 percent in its market debut Wednesday.

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    Online-radio service Pandora priced its IPO at $16 a share, far higher than the expected range, as this latest round of Internet IPO mania continues.

  • May 21, 2011 Judgement Day

    As crestfallen followers of a California preacher who foresaw the world's end strained to find meaning in their lives, Harold Camping revised his apocalyptic prophecy Monday, saying he was off by five months and the Earth actually will be obliterated on Oct. 21.

  • US Capitol Building

    The House has voted to end federal funding to National Public Radio. Republican supporters say it made good fiscal sense, and Democratic opponents calling it an ideological attack that would deprive local stations of access to programs such as "Car Talk" and "All Things Considered."

  • NPR president and CEO Vivian Schiller has resigned in the wake of comments by a fellow executive that angered conservatives and renewed calls to end federal funding for public broadcasting.

  • Citadel Broadcasting is in exclusive negotiations with Cumulus Media to be acquired by Cumulus in a deal worth $37 a share in cash and stock, according to people close to the situation.

  • Radio host Howard Stern announced he is staying with Sirius XM Radio, ending speculation that he might leave the satellite radio station. Barton Crockett, media analyst at Lazard, shared his take on the stock going forward.

  • Howard Stern

    What’s it like to run Howard Stern Inc.? And (question du jour) how do you decide what you’re worth? Investors in Sirius XM are trying to figure out that last question.

  • Internet entrepreneur Bob Pittman has gone back to his radio roots in a new venture with Clear Channel, in which he will help extend radio brands, such as Z100 and Kiss FM, to the Internet and mobile devices.

  • Each week, for an hour, Suzi Hanks snuggles close to a microphone in a tiny soundproof closet, reading — and describing in great detail — portions of the latest Playboy issue for the blind.

  • Pandora

    Tim Westergren recently sat in a Las Vegas penthouse suite, a glass of red wine in one hand and a truffle-infused Kobe beef burger in the other, courtesy of the investment bankers who were throwing a party to court him.

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    GlaxoSmithKline can fuggedaboutit. If New York radio listeners have a problem with the company's new ad campaign for Nicorette, then how will it possibly play in Peoria?