Tag Archives: The Walt Disney Company

Today in Disney History: Capital Cities/ABC acquisition announced by Michael Eisner

Today in 1995 Michael Eisner announced the acquisition of Capital Cities/ABC. With the purchase, the TV station that made Disneyland possible joined the Disney family. So did ESPN, A&E, Lifetime, and a long list of local stations and other media … Continue reading

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Disney’s Bob Iger named 2014 CEO of the Year

It’s an honor that has include such great corporate leaders as Bill Gates, Jack Welch, and Michael Dell in the past. Now Disney’s CEO Bog Iger can add his name to the list of CEO’s of the Year as awarded … Continue reading

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Anne Sweeney stepping down as Disney/ABC TV President

She was my pick to replace Bob Iger as CEO of the Walt Disney Company, but Anne Sweeney has decided to step down as President of Disney/ABC Television Group (the same group that gave us Bob Iger) and work on … Continue reading

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Yahoo Finance Names Disney the Best Company of 2013

While it may not seem like such a surprise to us loyal fans, The Walt Disney Company was chosen as the best overall company in 2013 by the writers and editors at Yahoo Finance. Their study was based on factors … Continue reading

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Will Disney’s Copyright on Mickey Mouse Ever Expire?

Fifteen years ago Congress passed a 20 year extension of copyright in the USA. The Sonny Bono Copyright Extension Act was also known as the Mickey Mouse Copyright Extension as The Walt Disney Company’s desire to keep Mickey Mouse protected … Continue reading

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