If you want to make Simon Clancy's day, call him the Mel Kiper of Manchester. "He has always been a hero of mine," said Clancy, a producer for BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra. "I grew up on the guy."
Electronic dance music icon Tiesto talks to CNN about the growing popularity of the genre.
Electronic dance music was once an underground genre, but its high-energy rhythms and thundering basslines have now exploded into the mainstream.
Howard Kurtz's panel discusses how Mike Daisey's fabrications got past fact-checkers at "This American Life."
A story that helped catapult the issue of poor work conditions for Chinese workers at Foxconn -- a primary maker of iPads and other devices for Apple Inc. -- back into the spotlight in January has unraveled.
Playwright Mike Daisey talks about his one-act performance looking at working conditions in Apple factories in China.
Acclaimed Public Radio International program "This American Life" has retracted an entire episode about working conditions inside Foxconn, the Chinese manufacturer that builds much of Apple's most popular hardware, after learning the reporter "partially fabricated" information about his visit to the factories.
National Public Radio announced Sunday that former Sesame Workshop CEO Gary Knell will head NPR, replacing Vivian Schiller, who resigned from the post in March.
At the stroke of midnight Friday, the good music and bad jokes of Freedom Radio Iraq will fall silent.
The search for survivors continues in tornado-battered Joplin, Missouri. CNN's Jim Spellman reports.
A panicked Frank Reynolds dialed the number for KZRG on Tuesday morning. The Joplin, Missouri, radio station was the glue that was holding the tornado-devastated community together.
An unlikely superhero is coming to the rescue of a generation of young Kenyans.
The House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday that would bar federal funding for National Public Radio -- a longtime target of conservatives irritated by what they consider the outlet's liberal bias.
CNN's Howard Kurtz talks to conservative activist James O'Keefe, the man behind the ACORN and NPR undercover videos.
Howard Kurtz talks to NPR Ombudsman Alicia Shepard and former PBS correspondent Terence Smith about the NPR sting video.
On Tuesday, National Public Radio CEO Vivian Schiller lost her job, thanks to the antics of conservative trickster James O'Keefe. O'Keefe, you may remember, is the guy who tried (unsuccessfully) to lure a CNN reporter onto a boat under false pretenses, so he could record a seduction scene.
CNN's John King talks to NPR correspondent Diane Rehm about comments made by former NPR executive Ron Schiller.
An activist released another undercover recording Thursday of a conversation with a senior National Public Radio fundraising executive.
News accounts of the sacking of National Public Radio Chief Executive Vivian Schiller are careful to point out that she is not a blood relation to Ron Schiller, who, until Tuesday, had been NPR's senior vice president for development -- before he was caught on tape disparaging Tea Party members and the Republican Party in general.
Andrew Breitbart discusses the latest NPR scandal, and whether the tactics used were over the line.
The chief executive officer of NPR resigned Wednesday after a series of controversies at the public broadcaster formerly known as National Public Radio.
The self-proclaimed "King of All Media" is staying in his castle.
National Public Radio's chief executive apologized to the network's employees Sunday for the way she handled the firing of news analyst Juan Williams.
Imagine for a moment that there was a prominent American conservative journalist who ignorantly disparaged an entire minority group on national television, got fired for it by the nation's largest public radio media organization and then still managed to pull down a $2 million payday with the television network where he made the remarks.
CNN's American Morning discusses the boundaries for journalists after Juan Williams speaks out about being fired.
A Middle Eastern comic and an Indian Muslim writer give their take on the NPR's decision to fire analyst Juan Williams.
It's a cottage industry lately. One week we led with CNN President Jon Klein being relieved of his duties. Another week it was Rick Sanchez getting the boot for his remarks about Jews.
Our political panel discusses NPR's decision to fire Juan Williams over recent comments.
The uproar surrounding National Public Radio's decision to terminate Juan Williams' contract is partly a reflection of changing standards in journalism and an evolving understanding of the line between news analysis and commentary, according to one former media insider.
An al Qaeda-linked militant movement has taken control of a radio station in Somalia's capital, the government announced Saturday.
Before she uttered the N-word, before her remarks on cheated-on wives, before the controversies over homosexuality and religion and morality, Laura Schlessinger was considered a breath of fresh air.
In an online world saturated by struggling streaming music services, Internet radio site Pandora appears to be making all the right moves.
Sixty miles west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, an Air Force C-130 makes slow and lazy ovals over the Golfe de la Gonzave, a 264-foot weighted wire dangling from its belly like a plumb line.
Liberal talk radio network Air America is planning to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the company said Thursday.
It wasn't so long ago -- the mid-'90s, to be precise -- that NPR was not a place to be making jokes about the news.
NPR's Daniel Zwerdling obtained a memo that criticizes Maj. Nidal Hasan's performance at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
"Pirate Radio," set during the swinging '60s of pop music when giants like the Kinks and the Who roamed the earth, was called "The Boat That Rocked" in its original UK release.
In early 1964, the British Invasion dominated American airwaves.
The country singer reveals that she and Taylor Lautner are "really close"
You can learn a lot from people by listening to their stories.
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A group cited by U.S. officials as a domestic terrorism threat claimed responsibility Friday for knocking down two radio station towers in Snohomish County, Washington.
No. John McEnroe didn't write the headline for this column. And yes, Sirius XM Satellite Radio posted a profit in the second quarter. Sort of.
I produce Dan Patrick's radio show, and early in Tuesday's show we were discussing whether it was OK for FOX to show Carl Edwards' dangerous crash at Talladega in promotional videos. Before I got too deep into it, I e-mailed the topic to David Poole, who was in the middle of his fine show, "The Morning Drive," on Sirius NASCAR Radio. This wasn't the first time I turned to David in the middle of a NASCAR debate.
"I really don't mind everybody second-guessing," Sirius XM CEO Mel Karmazin tells me, though his tone screams otherwise.
Radio host Don Imus has prostate cancer.
"I'll be fine. If I'm not fine, then I won't be fine. And it's not a big deal," says the host
National Democrats plan to unveil a new theme Thursday in their ongoing campaign to portray conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh as the true leader of the Republican Party.
As Democrats cast conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh as the de facto leader of the GOP, Republicans are decrying what they see as an orchestrated scheme designed to divert attention from the Democrats' spending proposals.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele said Tuesday he has spoken with Rush Limbaugh about his comments regarding the conservative radio talk show host.
Guest host Roland Martin talks with his panel about their reaction to the Rush Limbaugh controversy.
In comments that were broadcast over the weekend, Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele called Rush Limbaugh's rhetoric "incendiary" and "ugly" and insisted that he is in charge of the GOP.
Yahoo Music fans are used to turning on its radio service to hear rock bands like Fall Out Boy and My Chemical Romance. Those who bother to do so, anyway - as of October the company's LAUNCHcast radio site had lost 43% of its monthly listeners compared to the same month last year, according to comScore.
Congress has cleared the way for a potential agreement intended to save the emerging Internet radio market from a crippling hike in copyright royalty rates
A charter member of the Air America team, she's a non-bullying lefty who's finally getting her chance in prime time
Abie Nathan, the peace activist who made a dramatic solo flight to Egypt in a rattletrap single-engine plane and later founded the groundbreaking "Voice of Peace" radio station, died Wednesday. He was 81
XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio say they have completed their merger
The nation's two satellite radio companies have agreed to pay $19.7 million to settle rules violations, a move that is expected to lead to quick approval of their merger
Howard Stern hit the jackpot when he moved satellite radio more than three years ago. He's pocketing $80 million a year and has received Sirius Satellite Radio stock worth roughly $200 million for meeting subscriber growth targets spelled out in his five-year contract.
Goldman Sachs offered an even gloomier forecast for XM and Sirius Thursday. Citing a dramatic slowdown in subscriber growth, high debt costs, refinancing pressure and a shrinking trend in revenue per customer, Goldman analyst Mark Wienkes cut his XM price target to $6.50 from $11.50 and reduced Sirius to $1.75 from $2.25. The $1.75 price on Sirius assumes the proposed merger with XM is approved - on a standalone basis, Wienkes values Sirius at $1.
The proposed merger of the nation's two satellite radio broadcasters -- bogged down in the regulatory process for over a year -- has cleared a major hurdle: The Federal Communications Commission chief is recommending approval of the $3.8 billion deal
Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio are one step closer to finally completing their merger. For investors and consumers, it can't happen soon enough.
Barack Obama's candidacy has helped make African-American radio personalities sought-after presences
Internet radios are kind of like the Jerry Lewis of consumer electronics--apparently they're really big in Europe, but you don't hear much about them in the states.
Mel Karmazin has proven throughout his career that he's a world class salesman. But with the merger of the nation's two satellite radio broadcasters Sirius and XM nearing its once-improbable completion Karmazin has a real sales challenge: Convincing investors that there's a profitable future ahead for a medium that has conspicuously failed to turn a profit at any time since it was founded a decade ago.
On Monday, the Justice Department approved the $4.6 billon merger of Sirius Radio and XM Satellite Radio Holdings, the nation's only satellite radio providers.
The U.S. Justice Department approved the merger between satellite radio companies Sirius and XM Monday, more than a year after the two companies first announced their deal.
The merger of satellite radio services XM and Sirius, an improbable deal that stalled in Washington for a year, is now facing impending approval.
The Justice Department approved Sirius Satellite Radio's $5 billion buyout of rival XM Satellite Radio on Monday, saying the deal was unlikely to hurt competition or consumers
It broadcasts only three hours a day. Its on-air reporters use fake names. And its operators don't know for sure whether their target audience is listening.
The stalled merger between satellite radio duo XM and Sirius has suddenly lurched into the unknown as Wall Street continues to wait for a verdict from regulators.
Happy Presidents' Day! Since the U.S. markets are closed, businesses don't usually make big announcements on this holiday.
The rumors of my demise have been greatly exaggerated.
HD Radio is the new digital broadcasting standard that has been available in the U.S. for the past several years. While the HD stations are just static-free duplicates of the FM (and some AM) ones you already listen to, the format also offers HD2 (multicast) stations in many markets--digital-only substations that you can't receive on analog radios.
Having survived its freshman hazing, the Zune is back for its sophomore revenge, and the iPod has every reason to be frightened. The Zune 4 (4GB, $149) and Zune 8 (8GB, $199) offer a leaner, lighter version of Microsoft's full-size Zune 80 MP3 player (80GB, $249).
Last winter, inventor John Kanzius was already attempting one seemingly impossible feat -- building a machine to cure cancer with radio waves -- when his device inadvertently succeeded in another: He made saltwater catch fire.
Shareholders approved a deal Tuesday to allow Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. to acquire its rival XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. for about $5 billion
Cruising the Internet Highway in your car.
Have you heard the news? Small cars are cool again.
On his long commute to the office, George Doty snakes through Houston, Texas, accompanied only by the two satellite radios on the dashboard of his Chevrolet pickup truck and the hum of whatever he has playing.
Imus controversy: Other offenders
U.S. broadcaster CBS has settled its termination dispute with fired radio shock jock Don Imus, the company said Tuesday, a possible step toward Imus going to work for a rival broadcaster.
The general director of a local independent radio station in Mogadishu was killed in a roadside bomb explosion Saturday while coming home from the funeral of a murdered colleague shot earlier that day, a journalist with Shabelle Radio told CNN on Sunday.
The XpressR is Audiovox's top-of-the-line XM Satellite Radio receiver, providing a plethora of customizable settings not offered in entry-level units such as the Xpress and Xpress EZ.
XM Satellite Radio said on Tuesday that Hugh Panero, its chief executive and a company founder, will step down in August.
Satellite radio providers Sirius and XM said Monday they can offer consumers a variety of subscription packages that cost up to 46 percent less than current plans if their merger is approved.
Radio broadcaster Cumulus Media Inc. said Monday it agreed to a $1.3 billion buyout by an investor group led by Chief Executive Lewis Dickey and an affiliate of Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity.
Black Sunday has come and gone, and Internet radio has managed to live and play for another day.
It has been nearly five months since Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio announced plans to merge. But the likelihood of the deal passing regulatory muster is still highly uncertain, leaving investors in an uncomfortable state of limbo.
New royalty rates may doom many small stations and the struggling musicians who depend on them.
JVC's KD HDR1 is one of the few in-car stereos on the market that comes with a built-in HD (hybrid digital) radio tuner. HD radio works by sending out a traditional analog signal as well as digital signal, which can be used to transmit text data such as song and artist details.
Fearing a legislative push from Democrats to "fix" conservative-dominated radio shows, Republicans are starting to fight back
If, like me, you're a fan of Internet radio sites such as Pandora or Live365, you'll have to find something else to listen to Tuesday. Dozens of online broadcasters have stopped playing music, in protest of a new levy the government and the music labels are about to impose.
If, like me, you're a fan of Internet radio sites such as Pandora or Live365, you'll have to find something else to listen to next Tuesday. That's the day dozens of online broadcasters go silent, in protest of a new levy the government and the music labels are about to impose.
Digital-audio players are well on their way to becoming the de facto device for every listening scenario: in the car, at home, on the go and all the in-betweens.
Radio isn't exactly rocking nowadays. It's a 100-year-old technology, and many operators cling to tired ways of doing business. Financial results have been about as flat as an old 45: Total revenues for U.S. radio stations, at around $20 billion, have increased less than 1 percent over the past six years.
Don Imus, the tousled and acerbic radio host whose racial remarks engendered a media storm that triggered a swift upending of his career, is not going away quietly even if the imbroglio has all but disappeared from the national conversation in the wake of the Virginia Tech massacre.
Internet radio broadcasts, jeopardized by a royalty payment ruling earlier this year, would get a reprieve under bipartisan legislation introduced in Congress.
Sometimes you find a silver lining in someone else's cloud.
Talk radio host Don Imus has been suspended by CBS and MSNBC for two weeks after he referred to members of the Rutgers women's basketball team as "nappy-headed hos."