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July 16, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
Satellite radio company Sirius XM Radio Inc. is launching a rebranded political talk channel for left-leaning audiences next week called "SiriusXM Progress. " The channel, formerly known as "SiriusXM Left," will debut Monday and feature an afternoon call-in show hosted by Michelangelo Signorile, an editor at large for Huffington Post Gay Voices.  Media Matters senior fellow  Ari Rabin-Havt will host a new morning show, and longtime civil rights activist Mark Thompson will continue his early evening show "Make It Plain.
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July 16, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
Satellite radio company Sirius XM Radio Inc. is launching a rebranded political talk channel for left-leaning audiences next week called "SiriusXM Progress. " The channel, formerly known as "SiriusXM Left," will debut Monday and feature an afternoon call-in show hosted by Michelangelo Signorile, an editor at large for Huffington Post Gay Voices.  Media Matters senior fellow  Ari Rabin-Havt will host a new morning show, and longtime civil rights activist Mark Thompson will continue his early evening show "Make It Plain.
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February 9, 2012
Sirius XM Radio Inc. (SIRI US) fell 4.1 percent to $2.10. The satellite radio broadcaster reported fourth-quarter revenue was $784 million, falling short of the average analyst estimate of $790.9 million.
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March 13, 2009 | Times Wire Reports
Sirius XM Radio Inc. filed with regulators to offer as much as $1 billion in new securities. The so-called shelf registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission paves the way for an offering of stock or debt.
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December 6, 2008 | associated press
Popular cable TV host Bill O'Reilly will step down as the host of his syndicated talk radio show early next year, saying he can "no longer give both TV and radio the time they deserve." "The Radio Factor" -- which began in 2002 and runs on more than 400 radio stations, as well as satellite operator Sirius XM Radio Inc. -- will end in the first quarter of 2009, Fox News Channel said. Locally, the show airs weekdays 9-11 a.m. on KABC-AM (790). O'Reilly will continue hosting "The O'Reilly Factor" on the Fox News Channel and writing his weekly newspaper column.
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August 7, 2009 | Times Wire Reports
Sirius XM Radio Inc., the satellite radio broadcaster, reported a wider second-quarter loss on costs to pay down debt. The net loss expanded to $157.4 million, or 4 cents a share, from $83.9 million, or 6 cents, a year ago, the New York company said. Sales more than doubled to $590.8 million. Sirius XM had a $108-million expense in the quarter to retire debt and wrote down the value of a satellite launch by $24 million. The company, created when the only two U.S. satellite radio companies merged a year ago, lost 185,999 net subscribers, finishing the quarter with 18.4 million customers.
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June 26, 2009 | Associated Press
Rosie O'Donnell is returning to the airwaves. The former talk show queen will host a daily radio show for Sirius XM Radio Inc. Launching this fall, "Rosie Radio" will feature the 47-year-old comedian-actress discussing news and entertainment as well as chatting with occasional guests. O'Donnell, who left "The View" in 2007 after a single tumultuous season, plans to broadcast her two-hour call-in radio talk show from a studio being built inside the guesthouse on her New York property, where she raises four children with partner Kelli Carpenter.
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June 15, 2011 | Bloomberg News
Pandora Media Inc., the online-radio company, gained on its first day of trading as investors raced to benefit from the biggest surge in Internet share sales since the dot-com boom a decade ago. The Oakland company rose 8.9 percent in its debut on the New York Stock Exchange, under the symbol P. It sold 14.7 million shares yesterday at $16 apiece, raising $234.9 million in its initial public offering. That was above the top of the range of $10 to $12. Investors are flocking to technology IPOs after professional-networking website LinkedIn Corp.
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September 12, 2012 | By Joe Flint
Sirius XM Radio Inc. Chief Executive Mel Karmazin said he would likely leave the company when Liberty Media takes control of the satellite radio broadcaster. Liberty, the largest shareholder in SiriusXM, currently holds just under 50% of the stock and has already told the Federal Communications Commission that it plans to acquire more than that and would like the regulatory agency to approve it as the outright owner when that happens. Speaking at the Merrill Lynch Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, Karmazin said he is willing to talk about staying but added, "If I were Liberty I would say, 'I'm not sure we need Mel.'" Karmazin's contract with SiriusXM is up at the end of the year.
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August 3, 2011 | By Alex Pham, Los Angeles Times
Sirius XM Radio Inc. says it expects to raise its prices next year now that a federal mandate to freeze subscriber fees has been lifted. "We continue to believe it would be appropriate for us to increase our pricing to be able to continue investing in and delivering the best audio content in the world," said Sirius XM Chief Executive Mel Karmazin during a conference call with analysts Tuesday to discuss the New York company's second-quarter earnings....
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