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  • Disney unloads Miramax for $675 million
    Disney unloads Miramax for $675 million

    Reports from Hollywood are that Disney has sold it’s art house studio Miramax to a consortium of investors for $675 million. TheWrap.com had the scoop, although Disney refuses to confirm the report. This ends a long strange chapter for Disney that found the family entertainment studio sometimes faced with much…

  • NY Times profiles Disney CEO Bob Iger
    NY Times profiles Disney CEO Bob Iger

    Brooks Barnes has been keeping an eye on the Walt Disney Company for the New York Times for many years. Her profile of Disney CEO Bob Iger is a must read for fans of the company. The new take on Mr. Iger? Let us count the ways: One of the…

  • Does Mickey really need a makeover?
    Does Mickey really need a makeover?

    An article in the Boston Globe states that Mickey Mouse has gotten a little stale, boring even. The mischievous sorcerer’s apprentice of “Fantasia’’ has become an empty vessel, devoid of any of the sharp edges that might define his character. I have to say I don’t agree at all. Going…

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