The Ratings Are In: MTVU’s Rate My Professors Nominated for Two Webby Awards

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When Viacom overhauled its popular RateMyProfessors.com website recently, the ratings came back positive – for the website. The Webby Awards, which The New York Times has called the “Internet’s highest honor,” nominated the site for a pair of Webby Awards: Mobile Sites – Guides/Ratings/Reviews and Websites – Guides/Ratings/Reviews.

 

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Putting the “in” in “Intern” as an MTV Movie Awards Correspondent

Sarita at the MTV Movie Awards.

Sarita at the MTV Movie Awards.

Viacommunity, Viacom’s social responsibility umbrella, expanded its signature intern correspondent contest to the movie scene at the MTV Movie Awards last week. Sarita Nauth, chosen from a supremely talented group of interns with an awesome video submission, interviewed celebs on the importance of giving back. In her correspondent debut, Sarita wowed on the red carpet.

Hear more about Sarita’s experience at the 2015 MTV Movie Awards in her own words:

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MTV World and Amnesty International Partner to Inspire Activism

(L-R) Ari Melber, Nusrat Durrani, Harry Belafonte, Annie Lennox, Laura Poitras, Piper Kerman, Estelle and Jesse Williams attend Amnesty International USA's 50th Annual Gathering at New York Marriott Brooklyn Bridge on March 21, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)

(L-R) Ari Melber, Nusrat Durrani, Harry Belafonte, Annie Lennox, Laura Poitras, Piper Kerman, Estelle and Jesse Williams attend Amnesty International USA’s 50th Annual Gathering at New York Marriott Brooklyn Bridge on March 21, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)

It’s been said that art can often be the most powerful expression of truth — and that was the focus at Amnesty International’s 50th Annual General Meeting in Brooklyn. The meeting came just a short time before a recently announced partnership between MTV World and Amnesty International’s Art for Amnesty, a program that unites artists around the world so they can inspire people to act. In celebration of the power of art and activism, Amnesty hosted a renowned panel of artists and creators, including Annie Lennox, Harry Belafonte, Laura Poitras, Jesse Williams, Estelle, Piper Kerman and MTV World’s General Manager, Nusrat Durrani. Read More

Shailene Woodley, Bradley Cooper Take Top Honors at Memorable MTV Movie Awards

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The MTV Movie Awards continued its long tradition of delivering big names on a big stage Sunday night as host Amy Schumer delivered a hilarious performance. Bradley Cooper and Shailene Woodly took home Golden Popcorn awards for Best Male and Best Female performances.  For Woodley, the honor was one of four – she made repeated trips to the stage to collect this year’s Trailblazer Award and a Golden Popcorn for “Best Kiss” (with Ansel Elgort). “The Fault in Our Stars,” which stars Woodley, took home the top prize as “Movie of the Year.” Read More