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  1. The Most Elite, Stagnant Club for Old People: Corporate BoardsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Even though Sumner Redstone isn't heading Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. any more, you can still find him in a corporate club that's as elite as it is elderly: on the board of directors at Standard & Poor's 500 companies. Redstone, 92, will remain on the boards of both companies.

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  2. Lions Gate Falls as `Mockingjay 2,' No Forecast Disappoint 4 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... retreat from entertainment stocks, including DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., which declined as much as 9.8 percent. Viacom Inc., which owns Paramount Pictures, fell 6.6 percent, while 21st Century Fox Inc. dropped 4.1 percent. That coincided a swoon ...

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  3. How Major Studios Are Advertising During Super Bowl 50Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Benzinga

    ... Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ: FOXA ), Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS ), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA )'s Universal and Viacom, Inc. (NYSE: VIA )'s Paramount. Notably missing this year are Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE: SNE ) and Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX )'s ...

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  4. Viacom Names CEO Dauman as Chair as Redstone Exits; Daughter ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fox News

    Viacom Inc's board of directors named Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman as executive chairman, replacing majority owner Sumner Redstone, overriding calls for an independent board chief from Redstone's daughter, who voted against Dauman. Viacom announced on Thursday that the ailing 92-year-old Redstone was becoming chairman emeritus, a day after CBS Corp said Redstone, also the CBS majority owner, was stepping down as executive chairman and being replaced by CEO Leslie Moonves.

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  5. Dauman named Viacom ChairmanRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Advanced-television.com

    Viacom has named Phillippe Dauman as executive chairman, replacing Sumner Redstone, 92, who has become Chairman Emeritus - the same role he has at CBS following Leslie Moonves elevation to chairman and CEO earlier this week. Redstone endorsed the decision; his daughter, Shari , was the only member of the board to vote "no."

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  6. Viacom, Inc. (VIAB) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Telsey Advisory GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... Group's target price would indicate a potential upside of 45.57% from the company's previous close. Shares of Viacom ( NASDAQ:VIAB ) opened at 45.34 on Friday. Viacom has a 52 week low of $36.32 and a 52 week high of $73.52. The firm's 50-day moving ...

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  7. CEO Dauman Takes Over Chair at Viacom, Replacing RedstoneRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | CED

    Aging media mogul Sumner Redstone stepped down as executive chairman of Viacom on Thursday and was replaced by CEO Philippe Dauman, a move that immediately disappointed investors. Although the decision mimicked one at sister company CBS, Thursday's action has the potential to set off a future board fight since Redstone's daughter Shari said Wednesday she was against Dauman's promotion to the role because of his involvement in family affairs.

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  8. Essential California: Viacom's boardroom fightRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... Francisco's best nachos . Happy snacking! Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: The boardroom drama over Viacom reached a head, though the family squabbles continue. Chief Executive Philippe Dauman was elected chairman of the media ...

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  9. Viacom shares drop while execs make tons of moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Viacom shareholders have fared poorly in recent years. But the three executives at the top of the company are in great shape.

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  10. Ailing media mogul Sumner Redstone resigns as chair of CBSRead the original story

    Yesterday | KLTV Tyler

    Sumner Redstone, the ailing 92-year-old media mogul who controls TV and movie powerhouses CBS and Viacom, has stepped down as executive chairman of CBS amid a courtroom battle over his health and mental capacity. CBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves will replace him as chairman.

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  11. Stocks end modestly higher after waveringRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... $9.78 after the company reported a wider-than-expected fourth quarter loss. GoPro shares are down 46 percent in 2016. Viacom's Class B shares rose 67 cents, or 1.5 percent, to $45.34 after the company announced that its 92-year-old majority ...

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  12. Viacom names Dauman as chairRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Viacom's board of directors named Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman as executive chairman, replacing majority owner Sumner Redstone, overriding calls for an independent board chief from Redstone's daughter, who voted against Dauman. Viacom announced on Thursday that the ailing 92-year-old Redstone was becoming chairman emeritus, a day after CBS said Redstone, also the CBS majority owner, was stepping down as executive chairman and being replaced by CEO Leslie Moonves.

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  13. Viacom board names Dauman chairman, replacing aging RedstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Viacom Inc.'s board rebuffed the wishes of Sumner Redstone's daughter and named Philippe Dauman as chairman, marking an end to Redstone's reign over the media company he's controlled for almost 30 years. Viacom, the owner of MTV, Nickelodeon, and Paramount Pictures, announced the decision Thursday.

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  14. Press Digest - Wall Street Journal - Feb 5Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... market power in a bid to hold down the cost of providing workers with healthcare benefits. ( on.wsj.com/1PY3XSI ) - Viacom Inc said Thursday that Sumner Redstone resigned as executive chairman of the company and will be succeeded by Chief Executive ...

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  15. Sumner RedstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    Viacom shareholders have fared poorly in recent years. But the three executives at the top of the company are in great shape.

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  16. Redstone replaced as Viacom chairRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    ... now serves as chairman emeritus. (AP Photo) Ageing media mogul Sumner Redstone stepped down as executive chairman of Viacom on Thursday and was replaced by CEO Philippe Dauman, a move that immediately disappointed investors. Although the decision ...

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  17. After CBS, Sumner Redstone steps down as Viacom chairman; Philippe Dauman to succeedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Indian Television

    MUMBAI: After stepping down from the post of executive chairman of CBS, Sumner M. Redstone has now also given up the chairmanship of Viacom Inc. Redstone has been named to the newly created position of chairman emeritus. The Viacom Board elected Viacom CEO and president Philippe Dauman as executive chairman, succeeding Redstone in that role.

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  18. LinkedIn's warning; Stocks riseRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... with the GDP numbers, and that's why people are thinking the Fed won't be raising four times as they have indicated." Viacom named Sumner Redstone's replacement as chairman, CEO Philippe Dauman, overriding the objection of his daughter, vice chair ...

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  19. Moonves Succeeds Redstone as Chairman of CBS -- but Viacom Transition Won't Be So EasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Advertising Age

    ... one of the two looming succession issues in the Redstone empire, but only one. The billionaire is also chairman of Viacom Inc., owner of MTV and Nickelodeon , which is led by longtime confidant Philippe Dauman. In an tough year for media stocks, ...

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  20. New Viacom chair faces oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    Aging media mogul Sumner RedA stone stepped down as executive chairA man of Viacom on Thursday and was replaced by CEO Philippe Dauman, a move that immediA ately disappointed investors. Although the deA cision mimicked one at sister comA pany CBS, Thursday's acA tion has the potential to set off a future board fight since Redstone's daughter Shari said Wednesday she was against Dauman's proA motion to the role because of his involvement in famA ily affairs.

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