Accuracy in Media

CBS’s CEO Moonves Open to Idea of Buying CNN

At last week’s Allen & Company conference, which brought together some of the most powerful and influential figures across media and tech, along with high-profile investors, CBS CEO Les Moonves said that he would be interested in buying CNN if it ever came up for sale. Moonves was interviewed by CNBC’s Julia Boorstin, who asked […]

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CBS’ Cost Cutting Doesn’t Extend to CEO’s Paycheck

CBS, which has been furiously trimming overhead for the last few years, rewarded CEO Les Moonves with $57.7 million in compensation last year. According to the L.A. Times Moonves’ CBS didn’t bat an eyelash when asked about the super-sized pay package: CBS justified the nearly 34% increase, saying that Moonves’ leadership of CBS resulted in […]

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July 2017

7/17/2017 - CBS’s CEO Moonves Open to Idea of Buying CNN

March 2016

3/1/2016 - CBS CEO Moonves on Trump Candidacy: “It May Not be Good for America, But it’s Damn Good for CBS”

December 2012

12/5/2012 - CBS CEO Moonves: “[CBS News] Doesn’t Help the Bottom Line, But It Is Very Important For the Image of CBS”

September 2012

9/17/2012 - CBS CEO Says Pelley’s Ratings Are Higher Than Predecessor “Whose Name I Will Not Mention”

April 2011

4/20/2011 - CBS’ Cost Cutting Doesn’t Extend to CEO’s Paycheck