“What The Viacom Split Means To CBS News”

By Brian 

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“The planned split of Viacom into two companies, announced this week, will likely increase the financial pressures on CBS News,” CBS Marketwatch columnist Jon Friedman writes. “The worst-case scenario for CBS News, which has lately resembled journalism’s version of ‘The Perils of Pauline,’ is that its parent company’s hunger for profits and insistence on cutting costs will compromise its best efforts.” More…

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