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22 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Rating Outlook is Stable.... )--Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings and Rating Outlooks to Institutional Mortgage Securities Canada Inc.'s commercial mortgage pass-through certifica... )--FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated today announced that it will release its second quarter financial results before the market opens on Thursday, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sun Life Financial, Insurance, Media, Viacom, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tuesday | Silicon Alley Insider

Big Name NYC CEOs Urge Congress To Pass Terrorism Insurance Bill

Today, the CEOs of New York City's 200 leading companies - all members of the Partnership for New York City - sent an urgent letter to House Republican Leadership asking them "to quickly pass the Terrorism Risk Insurance Reauthorization Act ."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, John Boehner, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Media

Tuesday | Business Wire

Viacom Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

The dividend will be payable on October 1, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2014.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal

MTV, Spotify in Music-Streaming Partnership

MTV, VH1 and other cable channels owned by Viacom Inc. used to be best known for music videos and behind-the-music shows.

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Related Topix: Media, Viacom

The Winnipeg Free Press

Wave of media mergers may be in wings

Jason Reed / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILES Rupert Murdoch s bid for Time Warner shows he s on the prowl, an analyst says.

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Related Topix: Media, Viacom, Startups, Netflix

Sat Jul 19, 2014

DigitallyOBSESSED.com

PR :: Awkward: Season 3 on DVD Aug 5

Now, coming into her junior year, Jenna for the first time is confronting the monumental question of 'Who do I want to be?' In the wake of her romance with Collin, she begins to question the stability of her relationship with Matty, and whether her straying is a sign of something deeper.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Awkward., Television, Media, Paramount Pictures, Viacom, MTV Networks

Thu Jul 17, 2014

USA Today

Murdoch offer could unleash wave of media mergers

Murdoch offer could unleash wave of media mergers Media companies are eyeing each other for acquisitions to ward off competitive threat, add content Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1mlzRU0 From left, Director Lisa Cholodenko, Executive producer/actress Frances McDormand, actor Richard Jenkins and Writer/Executive producer Jane ... (more)

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Customer Interaction Solutions

MIX 1 LIFE, INC. FILES (8-K) Disclosing Change in Directors or Principal Officers

ITEM 5.02. DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Media, Viacom, VIA Technologies

Bloomberg

Liberty Global Acquires ITV Stake From BSkyB for $824 Million

Cable billionaire John Malone 's Liberty Global Plc bought a minority stake in ITV Plc , the biggest U.K. commercial broadcaster, for 481 million pounds .

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Related Topix: British Sky Broadcasting Group, Television, Media, Viacom

Wed Jul 16, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Rory Albanese Named Ep of the Minority Report with Larry Wilmore

Rory Albanese has been named an Executive Producer of Comedy Central 's next great late night franchise "The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore."

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Related Topix: The Daily Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Larry Wilmore, Media, Viacom, VH1, Paramount Pictures

Mashable

Note to Time Warner: Murdoch Doesn't Take 'No' for an Answer

If the billionaire media mogul follows the formula he used to convince a reluctant Bancroft family to sell Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal in 2007, Murdoch will continue pressing Time Warner to reconsider his takeover bid , which the latter rejected on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Television, Warner Bros Television, Sun Valley, ID, Viacom

MarketWatch

Fox's bid for Time Warner means it's time to buy Viacom

What does 21st Century Fox's offer to buy Time Warner mean for investors? One canny analyst says, "buy Viacom."

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Related Topix: Media, Viacom

Tue Jul 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Comedy Central Announces Shart Week 2014, Beg. 8/3

A salty, watery, bubbling, slick, slimy something gliding by your leg, followed by a quick thrash and it's all over: you sharted.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Startups, Facebook, Media, Viacom, VH1, Paramount Pictures

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Reuters

The top films at the North American box office

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, July 13 - Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting July 11, led by "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters.

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OhNoTheyDidnt

Several books are being adapted into TV shows

MTV is moving forward with what it hopes will be its own Game of Thrones. The younger-skewing cable network has picked up its adaptation of Terry Brooks' Shannara straight to series with a 10-episode order, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Free Republic

Taxpayers Handcuffed By Money Being Given To Beverly Hills Cop Production Company

Detroit is bankrupt and required a $195 million bailout from state taxpayers, but it apparently is the perfect backdrop for the new Beverly Hills Cop movie, which will get $13.5 million in state dollars.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Beverly Hills Cop, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Paramount Pictures, Media, Viacom, Celebrities, Eddie Murphy, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Deadline

Content Is King, But It Won't Be For Long: Analyst

This won't go over well with the media moguls hobnobbing at the Allen & Co retreat in Sun Valley.

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Related Topix: Media, Time Warner, Science / Technology, Internet

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KDWN

Box Office Top 20: a Transformersa tops a Tammya

"Transformers: Age of Extinction" did something no other film has done this summer: It topped the weekend box office for two straight weeks.

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Related Topix: Children TV, X-Men, Entertainment, Television, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney, Time Warner, Computers

Hollywood Reporter

Investors Say They Have Evidence of Paramount Pictures Financing Fraud

In an effort to advance a lawsuit against Paramount Pictures that has survived for more than a half decade, some Wall Street institutional investment groups are now pointing to evidence that they say shows the studio "procured financing for a slate of motion pictures by fraud."

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Related Topix: Media, Paramount Pictures, Viacom, Business News

WSJ Media and Advertising

CMO Today: Media Bigwigs Convene in Idaho

Here's your morning roundup of the biggest marketing, advertising and media industry news and happenings.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Advertising, Sun Valley, ID, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Media, Viacom

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