Meg James

Writer

Meg James is a corporate media reporter for the Los Angeles Times, covering the business of television and advertising. She has been a member of the Company Town team for more than a decade. She previously wrote for the Miami Herald and the Palm Beach Post. A native of Wyoming, she is a graduate of the University of Colorado and Columbia University.

Recent Articles

  • What would it take to put CBS and Viacom together again?

    What would it take to put CBS and Viacom together again?

    Sumner Redstone had his reasons when he split his media empire into two separate corporations a decade ago: He had two strong top executives whom he wanted to keep happy, and more than enough successful businesses to go around. Since then, network chief Leslie Moonves has been running the stalwart...

  • Shari Redstone emerges as a pivotal figure in the battle for Viacom

    Shari Redstone emerges as a pivotal figure in the battle for Viacom

    Shari Redstone has long been on the sidelines of her father's $40-billion media empire. But in the last month she has emerged as a central figure in the battle over the future of Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. The 62-year-old vice chair of the two media companies was widely suspected as the force behind...

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