Viacom's Embattled Chairman Gets Paid Like a Top Performer

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Viacom Pressured to Sell Paramount Pictures Stake

Viacom Inc. is paying Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman like a top industry performer, even as high debt and sagging stock have pressured the company to seek an investor for its famed Paramount Pictures.

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