5:05 PM, Jun 24, 2015 • By DANIEL HALPER
Fox News and SiriusXM announced today the launch of a new news channel.
"SiriusXM and FOX News today announced the launch of FOX News Headlines 24/7, a new national headline news service and full-time satellite radio channel produced by a dedicated team of FOX News journalists and contributors. The channel, part of a multi-year agreement, will launch in the fall of 2015 to all SiriusXM subscribers on channel 115," the press release reads.
Staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year, FOX News Headlines 24/7 on SiriusXM will deliver the day’s top stories at any time. FOX News Senior Vice President of News Jay Wallace will oversee operations of the new channel, in addition to his current responsibilities managing news at FNC.
Utilizing the resources of FOX News, FOX Business Network, FOX News Radio, Foxnews.com, and Foxbusiness.com the new channel will be continuously updated with headlines, breaking news, on-scene reporting, business news, politics, entertainment, sports, and more. SiriusXM listeners will be able to access breaking news throughout their day wherever they listen to SiriusXM, whether in the vehicle, or via the SiriusXM app or online at siriusxm.com.
In a statement, FOX News chairman & CEO Roger Ailes says, “By creating this new news offering, we’re aiming to provide FOX News viewers and satellite radio subscribers the opportunity to stay informed with the latest headlines and breaking news from the network they have come to rely on and trust.”
7:21 AM, Mar 28, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Rep. Mike Rogers, the chairman of the House intel committee, will not seek reelection. At the end of this term in Congress, he'll become a radio host.
The Detroit News reports that Rogers made the announcement this morning on a radio show:
7:55 PM, Aug 12, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attended a cocktail party this evening at the Martha's Vineyard home of National Public Radio host and special correspondent Michele Norris, according to the White House pool report. Norris's husband, Broderick Johnson, is a lobbyist who worked on Obama's 2012 reelection campaign.
8:41 AM, Sep 10, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
On morning radion, President Obama debated whether pop star Nicki Minaj really endorsed Republican Mitt Romney last week in a new song, or whether she's playing a different character:
3:28 PM, Jul 20, 2012 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
National Public Radio media enterprise is so essential, according to backers, that it requires government support. But, as its supporters always point out, in an amount equal to merely 2 percent of the NPR budget. Which leads one to ask if the outfit couldn't find a way to spend two percent less or raise the money in one of those marathon pledge drives it holds every two or three weeks. The government, after all, is tapped out.
1:34 PM, May 25, 2012 • By PATRICK COOKE
The successful have always been eyed with suspicion by the plain, decent old folk over at NPR, except for the once or twice a year when the alms cup comes out for a rattle or two. So it was a little astonishing to hear Garrison Keillor, the Clem Kadiddlehopper of the pubic airwaves, sing this smug little ditty, “Forever Dumb,” last Saturday night during NPR’s pledge week:
The little radio station that could.12:00 PM, Nov 30, 2010 • By JOHN CARLSON
Earlier this month a radio station that made history became history.
Seattle’s 570 KVI announced that it was flipping its format from conservative talk to “Classic Hits” of the 60s and 70s. As Talkers magazine reported last year, it was KVI that pioneered the all-conservative talk format now used by hundreds of other radio stations and one fabulously successful TV cable network.
3:57 PM, Jul 17, 2010 • By DANIEL HALPER
The Washington Post catches up with Tito Muñoz, aka Tito the Builder:
When last we heard from Tito Muñoz, he was onstage with Sarah Palin at a rally in Leesburg in the waning days of the 2008 presidential campaign, a burly guy in a yellow hard hat, trying to bellow some life into the GOP ticket.
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