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When digital innovation is paramount, what does a publisher need from the newsroom?

Online Journalism Review – 2011-07-26

Matt DeRienzo is a publisher who is trying to innovate in a very traditional and historically change-averse field - newspapers. So I asked him what he needed from the newsrooms he oversees to...

Paramount Pictures sues to stop publication of 'Godfather' prequel

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-02-24

The prequel 'The Family Corleone' has been approved by the estate of original author Mario Puzo.

Puzo family blasts Paramount with Godfather countersuit

CBC – 2012-03-14

The estate of The Godfather author Mario Puzo is embroiled in duelling lawsuits with Paramount Pictures, the movie studio behind the classic film versions of his Mafia tale.

Puzo family wants Paramount out of "The Godfather"

Yahoo! News – 2012-08-31

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The family of "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo wants a federal judge to stop Paramount Pictures Corp from making movies based on sequels to the best-selling, Oscar-winning story...

Paramount Pictures and Puzo estate battle over 'Godfather' sequel rights

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-09-05

Paramount Pictures and the Puzo family met in court last week, but no indication was given of when a verdict would be made.

Darren Aronofsky, Paramount Reportedly Divided On 'Noah' Edits

The Huffington Post – 2013-10-16

On the first day, Darren Aronofsky said, "Let there be light." By the seventh day, Paramount Pictures said, "Dim the light. We're not so sure about that." That's the rumor, at least, as relayed by...

Paramount Drowns Claims That Darren Aronofsky's 'Noah' Will Repel Religious Audiences

The Huffington Post – 2014-02-19

More than one month away from flooding into theaters, "Noah" looks like it's poised to become the next polarizing religious epic. Paramount Pictures made an unlikely move this week when it released...

Paramount Pictures chief Brad Grey's contract extended through 2020

Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-10

Paramount Pictures Chairman and Chief Executive Brad Grey has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the Melrose Avenue studio through 2020.  Grey signed the agreement during the summer,...

Humor and Diversity Paramount in NEIBA's 2015 Children's Programming

Publishers Weekly – 2015-10-15

As booksellers settled in to the kickoff luncheon at this year's New England Independent Booksellers Association fall conference, the bustling children's book scene was evidenced by Harvard Book...

Edison worker electrocuted while working on power lines in Paramount

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-07

A Southern California Edison worker died Wednesday evening while responding to a service call in Paramount, authorities said. The employee was working on the power lines near California Avenue and...

Utility worker's death in Paramount is still being investigated

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-08

Southern California Edison and the Los Angeles County coroner's office are continuing to investigate what caused a utility worker to die while he worked on power lines in Paramount, authorities said...

Viacom exploring sale of minority stake in Paramount Pictures

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-23

Media giant Viacom Inc. is exploring the potential sale of a minority stake in its Los Angeles movie studio Paramount Pictures. Viacom Chief Executive Philippe Dauman made the announcement Tuesday at...

Viacom chief Philippe Dauman makes a sales pitch for stake in Paramount Pictures

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-08

Waving a big "for sale" sign, Viacom Chairman and Chief Executive Philippe Dauman touted a "once in a lifetime opportunity" presented by his plan to auction off a large piece of the storied Paramount...

Sumner Redstone again opposes Paramount sale as Viacom battle heats up

Los Angeles Times – 2016-05-23

Ownership of movie studio Paramount Pictures has become a key issue in the high-stakes battle over the future of Sumner Redstone's media empire. On Sunday, for the second time in three months, the...

Viacom still working on sale of a stake in Paramount Pictures

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-08

Viacom Inc. is urging a judge to expedite legal proceedings in Delaware because of the fragile health of media mogul Sumner Redstone and because any delay could hamper the...

Michael De Luca won't take the No. 2 position at Paramount Pictures after all

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-14

Movie producer Michael De Luca won’t be joining Paramount Pictures after all. De Luca, the former Sony Pictures executive who produced “Fifty Shades of Grey” and the latest Oscars telecast, has...

Jim Gianopulos is named Paramount chairman and CEO

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-27

Viacom Inc. named Jim Gianopulos the new chairman and chief executive of Paramount Pictures, handing the veteran film executives one of the toughest assignments in Hollywood: turning around the...

Brad Grey, who led Paramount Pictures for 12 years, dies at 59

Los Angeles Times – 2017-05-16

In 1995, talent manager Brad Grey started pitching the major television networks on an edgy show about a depressed middle-aged mobster. Everybody turned him down. Using the salesmanship skills that...

'Transformers 5' tops Chinese box office again, but is still short of Paramount's expectations

Los Angeles Times – 2017-07-05

“Transformers 5” topped the Chinese box office for a second consecutive week, despite suffering a 75% drop in revenue from its first weekend. The film earned $69.4 million in China last week,...

Former Paramount Pictures head sells Malibu Colony home for $18 million

Los Angeles Times – 2017-07-07

Veteran Hollywood executive Jonathan Dolgen, who formerly headed Paramount Pictures, has sold his home in Malibu for $18 million. The buyer was Chris Columbus, director of such films as “Home...

Paramount hires former DreamWorks Animation executive Mireille Soria to lead animation division

Los Angeles Times – 2017-07-11

Paramount Pictures has hired former DreamWorks Animation executive Mireille Soria to lead its animation division, the studio said Monday. Soria will serve as president of Paramount Animation and...

Teenager, man wounded in shooting near Paramount Pictures in Hollywood, police say

Los Angeles Times – 2017-07-18

A 15-year-old boy and a man in his 20s were wounded Monday night in what police believe was a gang-related shooting near an entrance to Paramount Pictures in Hollywood. Shortly after 8 p.m. a person...

Man shot to death in carjacking in Paramount, authorities say

Los Angeles Times – 2017-11-06

A gunman tore through the streets of the Southland in a deadly rampage Sunday, fatally shooting a man and leaving another victim injured, officials said. It began near the intersection of Artesia...

Paramount options film rights to Templar’s Ology World

The Bookseller – 2018-02-08

Paramount Pictures has optioned film rights for the Ology World series published by Templar, an imprint of Kings Road Publishing.

Holmby Hills estate built for late Paramount chief Brad Grey for sale at $77.5 million

Los Angeles Times – 2018-02-22

The Holmby Hills home of late Paramount Pictures chairman and chief executive Brad Grey is for sale at $77.5 million. Called the Grey Estate, the property on Carolwood Drive has been owned by a trust...

Lawsuit against Viacom accuses late Paramount CEO Brad Grey of rape; lawyer says suit is 'meritless'

Los Angeles Times – 2018-05-03

A man who says he’s the great-grandson of “Three Stooges” actor Moe Howard accused the late former Paramount Pictures Chairman and Chief Executive Brad Grey of raping him and threatening to...

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