TITLE

A Media Mogul Who Would Love To Be No. 1

AUTHOR(S)
Fonda, Daren
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Time;12/1/2003, Vol. 162 Issue 22, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses Mel Karmazin, president and Chief Operations Officer of Viacom as a possible successor to Viacom CEO, Sumner Redstone. Karmazin's past successes; Viacom's economic health; Karmazin's relationship with Redstone.
ACCESSION #
11496269

 

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