Viacom President & CEO - Philippe Dauman The President and CEO for Viacom is Philippe Dauman. He has been the head of the company since September 5, 2006 has been on the Board of Directors since January 1, 2006. From May 2000 until September 2006, Dauman co-founded and was Co-Chairman and CEO of DND Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to him becoming Viacom’s President & CEO, he has had several roles at Viacom such as being Deputy Chairman and Executive Vice President of Viacom Inc. When he started
Gatekeeping is “controlling access to goods, services, or information, usually applied by individuals or groups in hierarchical organizations. ” (CSA). As it applies to media, gatekeeping refers to the method in which information is filtered for distribution, this can be done through the internet, print or broadcasting. Due to the power that gatekeepers wield in controlling what we as the public read, hear or see, there are many ethical concerns to be considered and liberties to be safeguarded.
myself asking and answering this same question during this course. Over all of my time here at National University, the only other class that has made me question what I already knew was my Philosophy (the class I had before this one). Before, this class I thought I knew about communication, but like always, it is the details that I do not know. Communication studies date back to thousands of years ago. I am referring to the studies of Plato and Socrates. Public speaking, studying and theories of communication
and President of MTVI, said, “Tonight‟s [November 16, 2007] MTV Arabia launch show celebrates one of the most important landmarks in MTV‟s 25-year history. MTV Arabia will reach the largest potential audience of any MTV channel outside the United States. MTV is proud to celebrate the voice of the Arab youth and through our global network we can showcase what this rich and diverse culture is all about to new audiences around the world.”5 BACKGROUND NOTE MTV (short for Music Television), which
A current example of an oligopoly would be that of the Viacom/CBS merger. Viacom had proposed a $37 billion deal with CBS that would unite both of these media industries. The new Viacom would be one of only nine massive, diversified corporations-all of which took their present shape in the last fifteen years. These media giants include Time Warner, Disney, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., Viacom, Sony, Seagram, AT&T/Liberty Media, Bertelsmann, and GE. This oligopoly would never have passed legal
Networks and President of MTVI, said, “Tonight‟s [November 16, 2007] MTV Arabia launch show celebrates one of the most important landmarks in MTV‟s 25-year history. MTV Arabia will reach the largest potential audience of any MTV channel outside the United States. MTV is proud to celebrate the voice of the Arab youth and through our global network we can showcase what this rich and diverse culture is all about to new audiences around the world.”5 BACKGROUND NOTE MTV (short for Music Television), which
Microsoft knows that they have control over the other companies and uses that to their advantage. Over the past few months there has been talk about dismantling Microsoft Corporation. The U.S. Justice Department has mentioned a breakup of Microsoft, which would help destroy their monopoly in the computer industry. However, some people still have concern about the disruption of Microsoft and its effect on the computer industry, which has largely thrived and operated on Microsoft 's standard. Today
The Walt Disney Company is one of the world 's largest motion-picture multimedia entertainment companies in the world. Disney has several sectors in their company, which include two large well-known theme parks in The United States, which are Disneyland and Disney World. Disney also has sectors in a production company, several other multi-media companies, consumer products, resorts and spas. In the early 1920’s, a young man by the name of Walter Disney had a dream of becoming a newspaper artist
Warner Bros.-Seven Arts 18 4. OVERVIEW 19 4.1. Managerial mistakes 19 4.2. ACHIEVEMENTS 19 4.3. AWARDS 19 5. REFERENCES 20 7 INTRODUCTION About the company: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is one of the world 's largest producers of film and television entertainment. It is the third-oldest American movie studio in continuous operation. The company stands at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry.
Introduction The term media is often represented within popular culture in varying degrees. To a great extent, there seems to be a tendency to interchange media and mass communication. In this regard, it is imperative and perhaps prudent to define media holistically before proceeding further. For purposes of coherence, the definition of media will be categorized into two spheres; traditional media and new media. According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (2009), traditional media can be defined as