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Friday, April 20


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VICE Media enters India, targets younger generation

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New Delhi, Apr 20 () VICE Media, a leading youth media brand, today announced its operations in India in partnership with the Times of India Group. VICE India has introduced all of its digital brands under the VICE.com banner and its local content programming will span conversations across topics like food, music, politics, sports, sex, identity, nightlife, arts, and comedy, it added. Times Bridge CEO Rishi Jaitly said: "We are looking forward to VICE India becoming the country's leading youth media company, engaging and delighting millennial and Gen Z audiences across the subcontinent." New offices in Mumbai and Delhi will host full-scale VICE operations, including a local offering of Virtue Worldwide, VICE's in-house creative agency, and a full-service content production studio.

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Friday, March 16


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NAB Show Panel to Address Disruptive Forces in the Media Landscape

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WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NAB Show will feature a panel of leading women in media to discuss the impact of disruptive forces on audience, revenue and the workforce. The panel will take place on Monday, April 9 on the Main Stage of the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas and is produced in partnership with National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation, TVNewsCheck, Alliance for Women in Media and Radio Ink. NAB Show news media registration is available here. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs.

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Tuesday, March 13


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Reboot at Vice Media as co-founder Shane Smith steps down

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March 13, 2018. Vice Media announced Tuesday that co-founder Shane Smith was giving up his position as chief executive, as the youth-oriented digital group sought to move past recent turbulence. Smith will remain at Vice as executive chairman and focus on "strategic deals and content development," according to a company statement. Dubuc has been president and CEO at the cable TV group A+E, jointly owned by Walt Disney and Hearst Corp. A+E is already a media partner and stakeholder in Vice, which has also seen investments from Comcast's NBCUniversal, 21st Century Fox and others as it expands globally. " Dubuc said: "Shane and the team at Vice have done what all of us aspire to do—build a brand and make content that people really care about.

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Vice names A&E chief Nancy Dubuc to run company

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NEW YORK (AP) — Vice Media has appointed Nancy Dubuc, the former head of the A&E Networks, to be its chief executive as the company tries to rebound from sexual misconduct allegations. Dubuc had stepped down Monday at A&E. She's been a Vice board member and worked with the company to develop the Viceland cable network. Shane Smith, the co-founder and most visible executive at Vice, says in a Tuesday statement that he'll let Dubuc run the company while he concentrates on making deals and creating content. Vice apologized for a "boy's club" culture at Vice that was uncovered when The New York Times said that it had talked to more than two dozen women who had experienced or witnessed sexual misconduct at the company.

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Vice Media names Nancy Dubuc CEO, co-founder Smith to be chairman

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Vice Media names Nancy Dubuc CEO, co-founder Smith to be chairman. (Reuters) - Vice Media LLC on Tuesday named Nancy Dubuc as chief executive officer, succeeding co-founder Shane Smith, three months after the millennial-focused media firm apologized for allowing a "boy's club" atmosphere to flourish at the company. Vice in December fired three employees on reports that more than two dozen women experienced or witnessed sexual misconduct at the company. It has laid out steps to improve the work atmosphere for women, committing to equal pay for men and women by the end of 2018. Vice, which started as a Montreal punk magazine in 1994, attracted top investors in recent years as the multimedia company evolved into a news and entertainment platform catering to millennials.

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Shane Smith is out as the CEO of $5.7 billion Vice — and a seasoned media exec is coming in to replace him

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Bryan Bedder/Getty ImagesShane Smith is officially out as CEO of Vice Media, as the company confirmed earlier reports that the former A+E Networks CEO Nancy Dubuc would be replacing the media mogul. Smith is being replaced Nancy Dubuc, the former CEO of the cable company A+E Networks. Dubuc joins Vice at a time of transition and turmoil as the hipster news outlet looks to address concerns of a sexist corporate culture while proving it has the chops to meet financial targets. VICE speaks to a generation that defines today’s cultural conversation, and the opportunity to partner with all of the incredibly creative people across the entire company was one of those rare moments in a career.

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Vice Media's Shane Smith out as CEO, being replaced by Nancy Dubuc

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Updated 1:30 PM EDT, Tue March 13, 2018. Vice Media marked the end of an era Tuesday as Shane Smith officially handed over the title of chief executive officer to Nancy Dubuc. Smith, the co-founder of Vice and long the face of the millenial-focused brand, will move into the role of executive chairman "to focus on strategic deals and content development," the company said in a press release. In a statement, Smith praised Dubuc, most recently the CEO of A+E Networks, with whom he worked in launching Vice's 24-hour television channel, Viceland. Simply put, because rarely in business do you get to work in a perfect partnership," Smith said in a statement.

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Dubuc official as new Vice Media CEO, Smith moves to executive chairman role

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Dubuc official as new Vice Media CEO, Smith moves to executive chairman role. Smith said that the hiring of Dubuc will put Vice Media in position for the next phase of growth. In 2015, Dubuc oversaw A+E’s investment in Vice and the launch of Viceland, Vice Media’s linear TV channel. Last year, Vice Media publicly apologized after reports surfaced detailing allegations of sexual harassment at the company.

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Ex-A+E Boss Dubuc Takes Post As Vice CEO

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Nancy Dubuc, stepping down as CEO of A+E Networks, is becoming CEO of Vice Media, succeeding founder Shane Smith. Under Dubuc, A+E was one of a handful of traditional media companies that invested in Vice. Nancy will run the company day to day from New York and we will work lock step with our partners, management, employees and board in making sure that VICE maintains its position as the leader of new media, and delivers on its commitment to 50/50 by 2020 as we work to become the most progressive workplace in the world. I will focus my energy on raising the bar for our content, and will serve as Executive Chairman of the Board.

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Monday, March 12


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Vice Media (UNIS:VIC) social chatter is higher than usual

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Nancy Dubuc exits A+E Networks and may be headed to Vice Media https://t.co/P39jkjiDW5 via @latimes