Viacom's board rejected an offer by Sumner Redstone's attorneys to have one of Viacom's independent directors meet face-to-face with the media mogul. » Read More
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As Viacom's businesses show signs of struggle, analysts told CNBC it's time for behind-the-scenes drama to end.
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Sumner Redstone said he "no longer trusts" Viacom's board or CEO Philippe Dauman to act in the media company's best interests.
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James Spar said Redstone displayed only a "mild degree" of age-related cognitive impairment when he saw the mogul at his home on May 20 and May 24.
Viacom's independent directors are vowing legal action if there is an attempt to oust them from the board. The Information founder and editor in chief Jessica Lessin, and New York Times tech reporter Mike Isaac, share their view.
Viacom's directors will fight any attempt to remove them from the media company's board, Director Fred Salerno said in a letter to shareholders.
CNBC's David Faber reports the latest in the Sumner Redstone board battle with Viacom.
Viacom must find a way to generate the kind of must-see content that viewers flock to on other media properties, says Viacom shareholder Mario Gabelli.
Mario Gabelli, Gamco Investors CEO, talks about the battle for control of Viacom.
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