Paramount once again named Simon & Schuster

Milliot, Jim
May 1994
Publishers Weekly;5/16/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 20, p14
Trade Publication
Reports on Viacom's change of the name of its publishing subsidiary from Paramount Publishing back to Simon & Schuster. Rationale for the name change; Speculations that Viacom may divest Simon & Schuster to raise cash in order to pay down debt; Comments by Simon & Schuster chairman Richard Snyder concerning the name change.


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