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Disruption? Bring it on, says Disney's CEO
Disruption? Bring it on, says Disney's CEO

Robert Iger, chief executive of the Walt Disney Co., said digital disruption in the entertainment industry doesn’t scare him. “We actually believe disruptions could create much more opportunity for us instead of the opposite,” he said. How so? The Internet and mobile technology are giving consumers more choices about where, when and how to watch movies, videos and other entertainment. That’s breaking down the “bundled” packages of programming now offered by cable and satellite TV, he said; it’s also breaking down movie theater chains’ hold on movie distribution. “Almost all the products we create and sell are through third...

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