Category Archives: World Events

News of the Odd: Original Little Mermaid Statue Gets a Man

She has been beheaded twice, lost an arm, and been daubed with paint at least seven times. The iconic statue of the Little Mermaid from Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale is now getting a male counterpart: “Han” – a polished … Continue reading

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Disney Channel Team Up For Military Kids

It’s always a pleasure to report on the great community outreach done by the Walt Disney Company. One of the latest efforts saw Disney Channel’s “Shake It Up” choreographer Rosero McCoy and a team from Radio Disney join up with … Continue reading

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Disney Announces “Heroes Work Here” Veteran Jobs Program

Touting the motto “Heroes Work Here. Employ excellence. Hire veterans” President and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger announced a new company-wide initiative to hire, train and support returning veterans yesterday at The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) Annual Shareholder … Continue reading

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President Obama to speak at Walt Disney World on Thursday

Heading to Walt Disney World on Thursday? Expect security to be tighter and traffic to be busier than usual as the President of the United States will be visiting Walt Disney World to give a speech on tourism. No better … Continue reading

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Disney Cast Members contribute to “It Gets Better” for The Trevor Project

A moving new video that includes a broad spectrum of Disney employees wants the bullied, oppressed, gay, queer, questioning or otherwise harassed youth of today to know that it does indeed get better. This video is part of The Trevor … Continue reading

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