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WPP Will Double Its Spending Budget on Twitter in 2014 - Posted June 23, 2014
In another headline from Cannes-Lions, WPP Grand Poobah Sir Martin Sorrell told the world that he will double ad spending on "The Twitter" (as he may have called it) from $50 mil... [GalleyCat]

'RuPaul's Drag Race' to premiere a week early in Logo TV's new app - Posted January 30, 2014
Logo TV, the Viacom network focused on LGBT content, has today released its first app - available free in the iTunes store. The app will be video-centric, and will contain a library of LGBT-focused films, authentica... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Univision Ad-Sales Head David Lawenda Joins Facebook As VP, Global Sales, U.S. - Posted October 1, 2013
Facebook continued to strengthen its ties with the television industry with its addition of f... [AllFacebook]

How TV Land is using Content (Ctrl) technology for successful social TV results - Posted September 6, 2013
When asked what my favorite second screen social TV app is, my consistent response has always been, "Gmail". Commercials, pauses on the DVR and passive TV watching is often complemented by catching up on email. As the social web grows, so do the emails we receive from major social netw... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Should Brands Always Follow Suggested Standards? - Posted July 3, 2013
When a company's primary audience is under the age of 12, will the public expect that company to promote only products and behaviors deemed "healthy" by third-party standards or trust it to develop its own? To put it another way: does Cookie Monster really need to eat vegetables?... [FishbowlDC]

Why Nickelodeon Can't Kid Around with the Nutrition Debate - Posted June 10, 2013
No one in the PR industry can resist a story that involves high-powered U.S. Senators, the health of American children and a juggernaut entertainment brand focused on profits. Indeed, the current health debate surrounding Nickelodeon contain... [FishbowlDC]

Why Two Industry Giants -- Walmart and Viacom -- Have Semantic Technology In Their Sites - Posted June 3, 2013
The opening keynotes at this week's Semantic Technology and Business Conference saw two industry giants pump up the volume about how, and why, to apply semantic technology in the enterprise. At Viacom, the largest pure-play medi... []

STUDY: Facebook Users Who Like TV Show Pages 75 Percent More Likely To Watch - Posted May 21, 2013
Facebook users who like the ... [AllFacebook]

WalmartLabs, Viacom to Give Opening Keynotes at SemTechBiz SF - Posted March 25, 2013
The 2013 Semantic Technology and Business Conference in San Francisco is fast approaching. The conference, which will run June 2-5, will combine innovative panels, case studies, tutorials, roundtables, keynotes, and lightning sessions that will give you an unpa... [AllTwitter]

PR Fail: MTV/BET Twitter 'Hack' Was a Promo Stunt - Posted February 19, 2013
Twitter hacking is the big thing this week! After hackers turned Burger King into McDonald's yesterday (and did their best to promote rappers T-Shyne and Chief Keef), the same team hijacked Jeep... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: NBCUniversal, Bloomberg LP, and Viacom Inc. - Posted November 30, 2012
NBCUniversal executive Lenore Moritz was promoted to the position of vice president, communications, digital and integrated media, in NBCUniversal's Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media (E&DN/IM) division. Most recently, Moritz was VP of Communications for Integrated Media and iVillage, which recently moved to the digital portfolio in NBCUniversal's News division.... [FishbowlDC]

Can a New Programming Chief Save MTV? - Posted November 16, 2012
We told you earlier this week why music videos are no longer MTV's cup of tea (reality shows are king, iTunes and Pandora rule the music world, you're old, etc.), but now it seems ... [FishbowlDC]

Budweiser Miffed Over Flight Product Placement - Posted November 7, 2012
And now we bring you a very, very welcome respite from politics. Yes, it felt great to type that. In the eyes of the average brand, product placement is a good thing--especially when the product in question plays a role in a hit feature film. But representatives for worldwide King of Suds... [FishbowlDC]

Semantic Web Jobs: Viacom - Posted October 29, 2012
Viacom is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer in Washington, DC. According to the post this position will, "In close alignment with Application Development, architect and integrate the server infrastructure and related components for business productivity... []

The Semantics of Finance & Publishing at SemTechBiz NYC - Posted August 30, 2012
The Semantic Technology and Business Conference (#SemTechBiz) will take place October 15-17 in New York City. In addition to presentations regarding Big Data, open government, and business, the highly anticipated conference will feature a number of presentati... []

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted August 3, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Viacom Takes Pro Gay Marriage Stance, July 27 ... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: Jimmy Kimmel, the Top 6 Monthlies, Ryan Seacrest, and More - Posted April 30, 2012
... [FishbowlDC]

MongoGraph One Ups MongoDB With Semantic Power - Posted January 11, 2012
MongoDB has been gaining traction: 10gen, which began the MongoDB project and offers commercial MongoDB support services, said that for 2011 there was a 300 percent increase in Fortune 500 enterprise customers. The list included Disney, Viacom, HP and McKesson. The company also noted strong adoption in Europe including Telefonica and... []

Roll Call: Heineken, Viacom, and More - Posted December 23, 2011
Heineken USA has named Stacey Tank as SVP of corporate relations starting January 3. Tank was prev... [FishbowlDC]

Paramount Pulls A Fast One With Its Layoffs - Posted December 15, 2008
Paramount Pictures, in compliance with parent company Viacom's edict for 7% layoffs, gave some pink slips, Variety re... [FishbowlLA]

Sad But True, Viacom Lets 7% Go -- And We Mean Employees, Not Films - Posted December 5, 2008
The hits just keep on comin'. Viacom succumbed to the cost-cutting measures with a seven percent shave that included Paramount Vantage chief ... [FishbowlLA]

Viacom Having Issues -- No Party, Fire Sale - Posted November 4, 2008
Viacom domo Sumner Redstone hates to admit it, but he's having some troubles with his flagship National Amusements Inc.... [FishbowlLA]

DHD: MTV Hiding Layoffs - Posted October 31, 2008
Deadline Hollywood Daily is reporting that "Viacom's MTV Networks is planning a lot of layoffs." Which... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted July 16, 2008
50 Cent: Not the rapper, the price tag. In the face of cuts and other awful things, Steve Lopez reminds readers what they're getting for 50 cents: "Although that money doesn't buy you ... [FishbowlLA]

Breaking: Dan Rather Ruling: Let the Spin Begin! - Posted April 10, 2008
A judge has issued a ruling on CBS's motion to dismiss Dan Rather's $70 million lawsuit. In short, some aspects (and defendants) of the suit were thrown out, but the suit will proce... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted December 11, 2007
The Internet Is For Porn: Pity poor Vivid Entertainment Group which is seeing too much of its skin being shown for free -- and without consent -- on YouTube knockoff PornoTube. Echoing the Viacom lawsuit, the porn giant is ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted December 10, 2007
South Central Days: Reporter John Mitchell makes much of the art-kinda-sorta-imitating-life aspect of this tale about a gang member who made a film about his violent demise. But we're much more fascinated by the fact that the fo... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 18, 2007
More ink on Iggy: A sobbing Ellen DeGeneres tells Ryan Seacrest that she arrived "five minutes too late" to reclaim the Brussels Griffon mix terrier from Mutts & Moms, a rescue group that ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 21, 2007
More Sumner Madness: Getting sick of Hollywood's least-lovable codger, David Geffen and Steven Spielberg will likely be splitting from Paramount Pictures, less than two years after... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted August 24, 2007
Funny Or Offensive? Online critics praise and skewer BET's "Read a F@&%ing Book" campaign. Greg Braxton does a nice job of pointing out that the campaign's coarse langauge is "bleeped out when it is ... [FishbowlLA]

Dog Days of Sumner - Posted July 23, 2007
Following a NYT story last week about Sumner Redstone's squabbles with his daughter Shari (and everyone else on the planet, really), the LAT hits the ol' man with a ... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades: So Old It's New! - Posted March 14, 2007
Viacom is suing YouTube for unauthorized use of some 160,000 video clips from MTV, Comedy Central and VH1. Viacom thinks that $1 billion is fair recompense for the 1.5 billion times the clips were viewed. Viacom's argument includ... [FishbowlLA]

YouTube Nabs Chilling Effects Prof.: Coincidence or Deep Chill? - Posted February 5, 2007
In the rush to nab video pirates, YouTube purged user-content that had nothing to do with Viacom, except sharing some key words. Harvard's Jim Moore complained this weekend that Viacom removed a ... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Writes A Job Posting For Viacom, Hopes They Don't Make Us Take it Down - Posted February 5, 2007
Viacom doesn't know it, but it needs fact-checkers. So allow us to list a job posting on... [FishbowlLA]