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News on Vantage Media (Ticker: VIAB) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Monday Jul 7 | San Mateo Daily Journal

Publishing company launching first books: Burlingame's Incanto Press' ...

Right in Burlingame's backyard is a new publishing company that's combining technology and literature and headed by a Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Viacom, Media, VH1, Television, MTV Networks, Paramount Pictures

Wed Jul 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

New MTV Study Finds Young People to be Redefining Patriotism

MTV, a division of Viacom , today unveiled its new research study, "Millennials & #Merica," uncovering a significant shift by young people away from the traditional concept of unquestioning patriotism to a more balanced definition of what it means to be an "American" today - proud of country but highly attuned to its strengths and weaknesses.

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Related Topix: Viacom, Media, VIA Technologies, Television, MTV Networks, Paramount Pictures

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Television Week

Sumner Redstone's 'Live-In Girlfriend' is Suing His 'Former Protegee' for $1 Million

"Sumner Redstone, the majority owner of CBS and Viacom, is being dragged into a bitter court battle between [his current girlfriend] and his former protegee," writes Richard Johnson in his column in the New York Post.

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Related Topix: CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Viacom, MTV Networks

TheStreet.com

Transformers Engine Cranks, but Still Won't Start

NEW YORK -- For a movie as big and as costly as Transformers: Age of Extinction , you would think all of the pieces would work together and fit to make the year's biggest blockbuster.

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Related Topix: Transformers: Age of Extinction, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Paramount Pictures, Television, MTV Networks

Fri Jun 27, 2014

JD Supra

Suit Challenging Cable Bundling Survives Motion to Dismiss

Cable subscribers, tired of being forced to purchase more obscure channels like VH1 Classic and Teen Nick in order to get their nightly Daily Show fix on Comedy Central, should be encouraged by a recent antitrust decision out of the Southern District of New York.

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Related Topix: Media, VH1, Television, Cablevision Sys, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Viacom, MTV Networks

Wed Jun 25, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Viacom Now Covered by Jefferies Group

The firm set a "buy" rating on the stock. VIAB has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports.

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Related Topix: Investment Banking, Financial Services, Jefferies Group, Investment Services, Viacom, Media, VH1, Television, Paramount Pictures

OhNoTheyDidnt

MTV Bringing Back 'TRL' for One Day

MTV is bringing back the popular music video countdown show Total Request Live - but there's a twist: It's only for one day.

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Related Topix: TRL, Entertainment, Television, Viacom, Media, VIA Technologies, MTV Networks

Mon Jun 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Chris Doyle Transforms Times Square Into a Flourishing Canyon with...

Chris Doyle will transform the concrete jungle of New York City's Times Square into a flourishing canyon landscape for three minutes every night in July as part of Midnight Moment.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel, Travel, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Ars Technica

Cablevision bid to end Viacom's forced channel bundling survives challenge

A federal judge rejected Viacom's motion to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit filed by Cablevision, which is trying to end Viacom's practice of imposing a financial "penalty" on companies that try to distribute its most popular popular channels without also licensing its less desirable ones.

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Related Topix: Media, VH1, Television, Viacom, VIA Technologies, MTV Networks, Paramount Pictures

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Reuters

Viacom loses bid to dismiss Cablevision bundling lawsuit

A federal judge on Friday rejected Viacom Inc's effort to dismiss Cablevision Systems Corp's antitrust lawsuit accusing it of forcing cable providers and subscribers to buy channels they don't want.

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Related Topix: Viacom, Media, VH1, Television, MTV Networks, Paramount Pictures

Wed Jun 18, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Sources: Viacom moving towards replacing Bjorn Rebney with Scott Coker

According to sources with knowledge of the situation, Viacom executives, the majority owner of Bellator MMA, informed Rebney, the founder and CEO of the promotion, earlier this week in New York that they are working towards replacing him with former Strikeforce CEO and founder Scott Coker.

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Related Topix: Viacom, Media, VH1, Television, MTV Networks, Paramount Pictures

Tue Jun 17, 2014

BroadcastNewsroom

Veteran Executive, Eglon E. Simons Announced As President And Chief...

Simon's hiring completes the organization's strategic realignment designed to build on NAMIC's full slate of professional and leadership development programs and its new membership engagement initiatives.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, MTV Networks, New York, Marketing, Cablevision Sys, Cable & Satellite, Telecom

Business Wire

Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products Reveal New Fashion Collaboration a oeSpongeBob by Beatrix Onga

"Anyone who knows me well, knows I love SpongeBob," said Beatrix Ong MBE . "The collections will imbue some of SpongeBob's fun sensibility into high fashion products; being able combine two of my favourite things in this way makes this project an absolute joy and an honour to work on."

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Related Topix: Viacom, Media, Paramount Pictures, VH1, Television, MTV Networks

Thu Jun 12, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Hub Ceo Margaret Loesch to depart at the end of the year

Margaret Loesch, president and chief executive of the Hub, a kids network co-owned by Discovery Communications and toymaker Hasbro Inc., is leaving the channel at the end of year.

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Related Topix: Toys, Hasbro, Family, Kids, Media, Television, MTV Networks, Entertainment

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