May 1, 2024

Mayhem at Paramount as Merger Looms

by The Journal

On Monday, Bob Bakish stepped down as CEO of Paramount, one of America’s most iconic media companies. WSJ’s Jessica Toonkel reports on how Bakish’s relationship with Shari Redstone, chair of Paramount, has deteriorated amidst one of the messiest merger dramas in recent history. 

Further Reading:

- A Media Heiress’s Bid to Sell Sets Off Mayhem Inside Paramount 

- How Bob Bakish, the Anti-Mogul CEO, Struggled to Rescue Paramount 

- Shari Redstone’s Path to Power 

Further Listening:

- Why Buying Paramount Global Won’t Be Easy 

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