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Vice's Adult in the Room: Nancy Dubuc's Plan to Fix a Media Pioneer (And Keep Its Youth Cred)

Hype, sex appeal and the promise of young audiences turned Shane Smith's wild brainchild into one of the hottest digital brands on the planet. Then came scandal and skepticism. Now it’s up to the new CEO to clean up the $5.7 billion media company’s culture and balance sheet as she prepares to launch a nightly live show on Viceland and as Vice's weekly HBO show is expected to end.