Viacom Ceo Bob Bakish Joins Media Exit From Saudi Conference After Journalist’s Disappearance

Viacom CEO Bob Bakish has joined the growing exodus of media companies and executives from a high-profile conference in Saudi Arabia in response to the disappearance of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi.

Bakish was set to appear on a panel discussion on globalization and technology in the entertainment business during the Future Investment Initiative, which will be held Oct. 23-25 in Riyadh.

Backish’s exit follows that of New York Times columnist and CNBC anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin, who was set to moderate that panel. “I’m terribly distressed by the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi...

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By: TheWrap - Thursday, 11 October

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