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  1. Top Vice Media Exec Says Global Youth Brand Going "Less Dude"

    8:21 am 2/26/2015

    "The brand has been evolving for 20 years, and it did skew more male originally, but the last five or six years has been about widening the umbrella and evening out the demo and the split there," Eddy Moretti says. Read more

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  2. Former Viacom CEO Tom Freston Joins Raine Group as Senior Adviser

    4:36 am 1/26/2015

    The merchant bank launched by Jeff Sine and Joe Ravitch in partnership with WME Entertainment also closes its second fund with $850 million for growth investments in media, entertainment, sports and lifestyle firms. Read more

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  3. Shane Smith: Vice Media Aiming for "Deal Spree" Next Year

    3:42 pm 12/15/2014

    The company CEO says, "We would be stupid not to think about an IPO"Read more

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  4. Michael Wolff on Big Media: Where Are All the CEO Heir Apparents?

    8:00 am 11/13/2014

    As Robert Iger, Leslie Moonves and Philippe Dauman shoot toward retirement age without slowing, the next generation of media leaders sits on the sidelines, Wolff writes for THRRead more

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  5. MTV Execs Remember the First VMAs

    7:00 am 8/23/2013

    Co-founder Tom Freston recalls the show's 1984 debut at Radio City Music Hall made a statement: "We just got picked up in New York, and it seemed like a good time to have a party."Read more

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  6. Vice's Shane Smith and Tom Freston on Sending Dennis Rodman to North Korea for HBO

    7:00 am 4/12/2013

    The CEO and top adviser of the media upstart, whose series shows the NBA star visiting Kim Jong-Un, tell THR they're ready for the competition "to come piss in [their] eyes."Read more

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  7. Vice Media's Shane Smith and Tom Freston Pose For the New York Power List Photo Shoot

    7:00 am 4/12/2013

    Vice Media founder Shane Smith and investor Tom Freston open up about digital media expansion, their production office in New York and why their brand isn't just another MTV. Read more

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  8. Ari Emanuel, Tom Freston, Bill Gates to Speak at Abu Dhabi Media Summit

    7:59 am 9/20/2012

    The annual event will see the agent speak about "Hollywood vs Silicon Valley: Can’t we all be friends?" and also feature YouTube content guru Robert Kyncl and Viacom International Media Networks CEO Bob Bakish.Read more

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