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What you need to know in advertising today

Streaming video could soon have a big impact on the TV-ad business – even bigger than it’s already had. Americans are increasingly watching video on their televisions via streaming devices such as Roku’s players instead of from traditional broadcast or cable services, Brian Wieser, a financial analyst with Pivotal Research […]
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CBS reportedly dropped the ball on sexual misconduct allegations against Les Moonves because a bitter fight with its parent company led to years of mistrust

CBS may have missed an opportunity to get ahead of sexual misconduct allegations against its ousted chief Les Moonves because of the well-publicised power struggle between Moonves loyalists and Shari Redstone, president of the CBS parent company, National Amusements. According a Wall Street Journal report published Monday night, Redstone asked […]
CBS reportedly dropped the ball on sexual misconduct allegations against Les Moonves because a bitter fight with its parent company led to years of mistrust
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Les Moonves left CBS in September with a net worth of $700 million. Now, he won’t get a dime of his $120 million severance

CBS Corporation CEO and Chairman Leslie Moonves left the company in September after reports detailing sexual harassment and assault allegations from six women against the media executive. On Monday, The Wall Street Journal reported that Moonves would not receive any of his $US120 million severance. An investigation found that Moonves […]
Les Moonves left CBS in September with a net worth of $700 million. Now, he won’t get a dime of his $120 million severance
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CBS CEO Les Moonves reportedly sought to ‘ruin’ Janet Jackson’s career after Super Bowl ‘wardrobe malfunction’

CBS boss Les Moonves sought to undermine Janet Jackson’s career after the infamous “wardrobe malfunction” incident at the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show, according to a HuffPost report. Multiple sources told HuffPost that Moonves considered Jackson “not sufficiently repentant” for the incident and subsequently banned her music from MTV, VH1, […]
CBS CEO Les Moonves reportedly sought to ‘ruin’ Janet Jackson’s career after Super Bowl ‘wardrobe malfunction’
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The CBS board is reportedly negotiating a $100 million exit for CEO Les Moonves as the investigation into sexual-misconduct claims against him continues

CBS’ board is reportedly in settlement talks with CEO Les Moonves regarding his exit from the company. Though Moonves’ contract entitles him to up to $US180 million, the board is reportedly offering about $US100 million given the investigation into sexual-misconduct claims made against him. Moonves has also been experiencing tension […]
The CBS board is reportedly negotiating a $100 million exit for CEO Les Moonves as the investigation into sexual-misconduct claims against him continues
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CBS must fire CEO Les Moonves

CBS CEO Les Moonves has been accused by multiple women of sexual harassment followed by retaliation. CBS needs to fire him, if only because he allegedly misused his position and the resources of CBS. But for a low-profile, high-powered CEO like Moonves, there isn’t much incentive for CBS to do […]
CBS must fire CEO Les Moonves
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An activist group that holds companies involved in #metoo allegations accountable explains why it hasn’t gone after CBS and Les Moonves

The activist Twitter account Sleeping Giants is laying off CBS amidst the ongoing investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against CEO Les Moonves – for the time being. The group is holding back and letting the investigation play out. Previously, Sleeping Giants has publicly pressured brands to stop supporting Breitbart as […]
An activist group that holds companies involved in #metoo allegations accountable explains why it hasn’t gone after CBS and Les Moonves