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Tuesday, February 13


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

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A new class-action lawsuit alleges that VICE Media paid its female employees less than men in equivalent and even… https://t.co/qNdjmzErWU

Wednesday, February 07


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Vice Media reportedly missed its 2017 revenue target by more than $100 million, largely due to its struggling cable TV channel

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Vice Media missed its 2017 revenue target of $805 million by more than $100 million, largely due to the struggles of the company's cable TV channel, Viceland, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Vice Media reportedly missed its 2017 revenue target by more than $100 million, largely due to its struggling cable TV channel. In January, Canadian media giant Rogers Media ended a $100 million joint venture with Vice Media over low ratings and reportedly substantial revenue losses for the company's Canadian cable channel, Viceland Canada. " The reported revenue miss comes in the wake of an executive shake-up after a New York Times story in December reported a history of allegations of and settlements over sexual misconduct in the company.

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Vice Media missed 2017 revenue target by more than $100 million: Report

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Vice Media missed its 2017 revenue target of $805 million by more than $100 million, largely due to the struggles of the company's cable TV channel, Viceland, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Vice Media missed its 2017 revenue target of $805 million by more than $100 million, according to a Wall Street Journal report. In January, Canadian media giant Rogers Media ended a $100 million joint venture with Vice Media over low ratings and reportedly substantial revenue losses for the company's Canadian cable channel, Viceland Canada. But the company's expansion into, and struggles within, the realm of cable TV has reportedly been the driving force behind its recent revenue miss.

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

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Vice Media missed its 2017 revenue target by over $100 million. Its TV channel is largely to blame https://t.co/oyeAaJdlsr

Monday, January 22


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Rogers ends Canadian joint venture with Vice Media

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TO) said on Monday it agreed to end a joint venture in Vice Studio Canada and Viceland just three years after announcing it. The C$100 million ($80.24 million) deal was struck in 2014 in a bid for Rogers to build on Vice's edgy content targeted at younger viewers. Rogers Media has transferred its studio interest in the venture to Vice Canada, while all content from the TV channel Viceland would be only available online, the company said. Rogers' move comes amid stiff competition from video-streaming services such as Netflix (NFLX.

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Rogers Media abandons $100-million joint venture with Vice Canada

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TO) said on Monday it agreed to end a joint venture in Vice Studio Canada and Viceland just three years after announcing it. The C$100 million ($80.24 million) deal was struck in 2014 in a bid for Rogers to build on Vice's edgy content targeted at younger viewers. Rogers Media has transferred its studio interest in the venture to Vice Canada, while all content from the TV channel Viceland would be only available online, the company said. Rogers' move comes amid stiff competition from video-streaming services such as Netflix (NFLX.

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Realscreen » Archive » Rogers and Vice part ways on Viceland Canada

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Rogers Media and Vice Media have announced the end of their three-year-old partnership on the Viceland specialty channel and Vice content studio. Rogers’ broadcast of Viceland will shutter on March 31, but Vice said in its release that it expects to announce “new partnerships in the Canadian market soon. “Rogers Media’s initial investment helped to establish our studio as a leading producer of some of the most engaging Canadian content out there and we thank them for their partnership,” said Ryan Archibald, president of Vice Canada. The Canadian Media Guild issued a statement to its members saying Monday’s announcement would result in job cuts at Vice.

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Rogers Media and VICE Canada Agree to Terminate Joint Venture

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TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Rogers Media today announced it has agreed with VICE Canada to terminate their joint venture in VICE Studio Canada and VICELAND. Rogers Media and VICE Canada Agree to Terminate Joint Venture. In this crowded content universe and as audience habits change, we continue to evolve our strategy to deliver unique content to Canadians. We plan to redirect our Canadian content funding to other Canadian content initiatives that better align with our portfolio and brands.

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Friday, January 12


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Media companies and publishers react to Facebook's sweeping news feed changes

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In a dramatic shake-up, Facebook will start playing up status updates from friends and family in people's news feeds, effectively deprioritizing content from media publishers and brands. Publishers and media companies were in for a rude awakening Thursday when Facebook announced sweeping changes to its news feed. " Facebook told some publishers that content from reputable publishers will surface on the news feed based on the new algorithm, Digiday reported. People are likely to see less content that comes directly from publishers, brands, and celebrities in their news feed, Brown wrote in the email.

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Wednesday, January 03


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Vice suspends two after misconduct claims

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Sarah Broderick, Vice's chief operating officer and chief financial officer, said in the memo that a special committee of the company's board was "reviewing the facts" related to a $135,000 settlement Creighton had reached in 2016 with a former employee, who claimed that she was fired after she rejected an intimate relationship with him, according to people briefed on the matter and documents viewed by The Times. Broderick said that the allegations involving the 2016 settlement had been reviewed at the time by an independent law firm, the claim "was found to lack merit," and the company had settled to "avoid the expense and distraction of litigation. In an earlier statement, Germano said he did "not believe that these allegations reflect the company's culture. " The Times' investigation, published on Dec. 23, found four settlements involving allegations of sexual harassment or defamation against Vice employees, including Creighton.

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