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Possible Accord Reached in Family Battle Over Sumner Redstone Trust

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Tentative settlement may put to rest long-running feud between Shari Redstone and her niece A peace treaty appears likely in the feud between Shari Redstone and her niece Keryn Redstone.

Paramount Pictures Chief Gets Vote of Confidence From Viacom

marketwatch.com — Paramount Pictures Chief Executive Brad Grey received a vote of confidence from parent company Viacom Inc. and its board of directors, a day after presenting a turnaround plan for reviving the studio following a recent losing streak at the box office.

Paramount Pictures Chief Gets Vote of Confidence From Viacom

wsj.com — Paramount Pictures Chief Executive Brad Grey received a vote of confidence from parent company Viacom Inc. and its board of directors, a day after presenting a turnaround plan for reviving the studio following a recent losing streak at the box office.

Viacom may tighten control of Paramount as studio continues to disappoint

marketwatch.com — LOS ANGELES-Paramount Pictures Chief Executive Brad Grey is facing the pitch meeting of his life. As head of one of Hollywood's oldest and most iconic movie studios, Mr. Grey has overseen many duds of late, most recently a remake of "Ben-Hur" that grossed only $11.2 million in its debut weekend.

Viacom May Tighten Reins on Paramount

wsj.com — LOS ANGELES-Paramount Pictures Chief Executive Brad Grey is facing the pitch meeting of his life. As head of one of Hollywood's oldest and most iconic movie studios, Mr. Grey has overseen many duds of late, most recently a remake of "Ben-Hur" that grossed only $11.2 million in its debut weekend.

Viacom Detente Yields Promotion for New Interim CEO

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Tom Dooley, who has ties to company dating back to 1980, gets nod from Redstone family Viacom Inc.

Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman agrees to step down

marketwatch.com — Viacom Inc. Chief Executive Philippe Dauman has agreed to step down effective immediately and the company's board will be expanded as part of a settlement to end a drawn-out power struggle at the media giant. In a memo to employees Friday evening, Chief Operating Officer Tom Dooley announced that he will assume the position of interim CEO through September.

Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman Agrees to Step Down

wsj.com — Viacom Inc. Chief Executive Philippe Dauman has agreed to step down effective immediately and the company's board will be expanded as part of a settlement to end a drawn-out power struggle at the media giant. In a memo to employees Friday evening, Chief Operating Officer Tom Dooley announced that he will assume the position of interim CEO through September.

Viacom feud may soon be settled, with CEO’s ouster

marketwatch.com — The long struggle for power in Sumner Redstone's media empire is nearing a conclusion. Viacom Inc. Chief Executive Philippe Dauman would relinquish that post as part of a settlement the company is completing with Redstone's National Amusements Inc., people familiar with the situation say, a deal that would end a bitter feud and leadership crisis that has engulfed the media giant.

Viacom, Sumner Redstone Said to Be Near Settlement Ousting CEO Philippe Dauman

wsj.com — The long and sordid struggle for power in Sumner Redstone's media empire is nearing a conclusion. Viacom Inc. Chief Executive Philippe Dauman would relinquish that post as part of a settlement the company is completing with Mr. Redstone's National Amusements Inc., people familiar with the situation say, a deal that would end a bitter feud and leadership crisis that has engulfed the media giant.
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Aug 26, 2016

On my tombstone it will read: Never wrote a story in first person.

Aug 26, 2016

Shari Redstone & Keryn Redstone near truce in family feud over Sumner Redstone trust. Is Thanksgiving together next?  http://www.wsj.com/articles/possible-accord-reached-in-family-battle-over-sumner-redstone-trust-1472246592 

Aug 26, 2016

Meeting between Sumner Redstone and Keryn Redstone will be in-person and likely include a nurse and maybe an interpreter.

Aug 26, 2016

Sumner Redstone attorney Robert Klieger face-timed with Sumner during break to talk meeting with Keryn Redstone.

Aug 26, 2016

Spoke too soon. Trustee David Andelman lawyer can't make Sept. 19th. New status date is Sept. 23 in Redstone vs Redstone.

Aug 26, 2016

Judge wants everyone in Redstone Aunt vs Niece back on Sept. 19 for status conference re: peace accord.


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