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Sirius XM â„¢s Fate at Stake in a Radio Cliffhanger – NYTimes.com

, the irrepressible chief executive of Radio, worked his phone all last week from his corner office on the 37th floor of the McGraw- building, just above Howard Sternâ„¢s studio. Å“Get John Malone on the ,  he shouted to his assistant. Ten minutes later, he was calling Å“Charlie  “ as in Charles W. Ergen of EchoStar Communications, the owner of Dish Network.

John Malone, who was at the Allen & Company conference last July in Idaho, has had talks about a Sirius XM deal.

Å“We gotta find a way to this ,  he would say to just about who would listen to him.

Mr. Karmazin, a born salesman, wasnâ„¢t just jabbering “ he was battling to prevent bankruptcy at Sirius XM, the satellite radio giant he had fought to create by merging Sirius and XM Radio less than a ago.



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