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On the Ground, Over the Air, Across Platforms, Viacom Supports Youth-Led March For Our Lives

Tomorrow, students will lead an extraordinary protest against gun violence and for improved gun safety, a March For Our Lives through the streets of Washington, D.C. and hundreds of other communities across the world. This youth community, marshaled in the wake of the Feb. 14 massacre in Parkland, Florida, will demand solutions to end the […]

Viacom Gets Social with 36 Finalist Spots for 2018 Shorty Awards

From iconic award shows to hilarious late-night programming, from fun kids’ polls to incisive cultural exposés, Viacom’s properties echo across the social media universe. The breadth of this digital-social footprint is on display in the 36 Viacom finalists for this year’s Shorty Awards, an annual celebration of the best in social media. MTV, which has […]

217 Years to Women’s Equality? Not on Viacom’s Watch

The World Economic Forum is concerned that, if nothing changes, full global gender parity is likely 217 years away. Viacom thinks that we should start closing that gap today. Today, March 8, is a good day for it: it’s International Women’s Day (IWD), an annual celebration of change-makers fighting for gender equality. Viacom, along with […]

Comedian Tiffany Haddish to Host the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards

The MTV Movie & TV Awards continue to forge a path of diversity, inclusion and all-around awesomeness. Last year, the network tentpole revamped its award parameters, doing away with gendered categories and doling out buckets of golden popcorn to those who helped produce the best of film, television and digital media. This year, Girls Trip […]

MTV Rides Longest Ratings Growth Streak in 18 Years as Fans Await Even More “Shore”

MTV’s ratings continue to grow at a torrid pace behind a programming resurgence that has revived beloved franchises and ignited new ones. As the net celebrates nine consecutive months of year-over-year primetime ratings growth – its longest streak in 18 years – MTV is keeping the programming fires stoked by announcing that the forthcoming Jersey Shore […]

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Mike Boynton thanks OSU fans on anniversary of hiring

By Nathan RuizIt's been a wild 365 days for the Oklahoma State basketball program, featuring a new coach, an FBI investigation, player dismissals, exhilarating victories and disappointing losses.

Wayne Huizenga, who built his fortune from trash, dies at 80

MIAMI (AP) — H. Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout who built a business empire that included Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation and three professional sports franchises, has died.

Western Conference Playoff Snapshot: March 23

By Brett DawsonToday's look at the NBA's Western Conference playoff picture: PLAYOFF TEAMSTeamRecordGames behind1.

New witnesses detail sexual misconduct by Tavis Smiley

PBS says more witnesses have detailed sexual misconduct allegations against talk-show host Tavis Smiley, who was suspended in December and later fired.In papers filed in Washington, D.C., Superior Court in response to a breach-of-contract lawsuit by Smiley, PBS said the witnesses spoke to an independent investigator and corroborated initial accounts that Smiley had established a pattern of sexual relationships with subordinates.The filing Tuesday also said he subjected subordinates to unwanted sexual advances — including requests for specific sex acts — and made lewd jokes."Over a dozen individuals reported that they were either subjected to or witnessed unwelcome, inappropriate sexual comments or conduct or otherwise inappropriate behavior by Mr.

Clean energy company drops out of The Wind Coalition because of accusations involving legislator

By Nolan Clay Staff Writer nclay@oklahoman.comA clean energy company dropped out of The Wind Coalition this year after a legislator made accusations about a tracking device found on his pickup, The Oklahoman has learned.The Chicago-based company, Invenergy, is building a massive wind farm in Oklahoma's Panhandle that will be the largest in America and the second largest in the world once operational in 2020.Issues involving the $4.5 billion Wind Catcher project are now before the Oklahoma Corporation Commission."Invenergy terminated its membership in The Wind Coalition last month when allegations surfaced in the media," the company's communications director said Friday."Invenergy has no knowledge as to whether the allegations are true or false," communications director Patrick Whitty said.

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