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  • California lawmakers report meals, sports tickets, other gifts

    California lawmakers report meals, sports tickets, other gifts
    SACRAMENTO -- While a state Senate panel considers further restrictions on gifts, California lawmakers reported Monday receiving thousands of dollars in sports tickets, meals, amusement park entries and other gifts, many from special interests that...
  • Disney to cut funding to Boy Scouts over ban on gay adult leaders

    Disney to cut funding to Boy Scouts over ban on gay adult leaders
    Walt Disney Co. said it will stop financial support for Boy Scouts-related organizations beginning next year because of the Scouts' policy banning adult leaders who are gay. The Boy Scouts said it is "disappointed" with the move. The company’s...
  • Disney reveals image of Shanghai resort's 'Pirates'-themed land

    Disney reveals image of Shanghai resort's 'Pirates'-themed land
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger said at the company's annual meeting Tuesday that the company’s forthcoming Shanghai Disney Resort would include an attraction based on the "Pirates of the Caribbean" film franchise.  That...
  • Disney changes rules for combined CEO and chairman positions

    Disney changes rules for combined CEO and chairman positions
    In advance of the Walt Disney Co.'s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing that it had made a change to its Corporate Governance Guidelines so that the board of directors would have to provide annual...
  • 'Mr. Peabody' zooms past 'Need for Speed'; Disney after Iger

    'Mr. Peabody' zooms past 'Need for Speed'; Disney after Iger
    After the coffee. Before the green beer. The Skinny: Happy St. Patrick's Day! That was quite an earthquake, L.A. folks. Anyone who read my box-office projector column this week saw everything turn out as expected. Just kidding! Some people thought "Need...
  • Choosing Sweeney's successor a key task for Disney

    Choosing Sweeney's successor a key task for Disney
    Help Wanted: Walt Disney Co. seeks executive with experience in both broadcast and cable television. Must embrace new technologies, display keen programming instincts and be deft at corporate politics. Internal candidates welcome. The impending...
  • Disney-Dish Network pact may alter TV viewing habits

    Disney-Dish Network pact may alter TV viewing habits
    Walt Disney Co. and satellite TV provider Dish Network's sweeping new agreement could lead to changes in the way consumers watch television. The comprehensive distribution deal, announced late Monday, is expected to become a blueprint on how the...
  • Disney Interactive cutting about 700 jobs

    Disney Interactive cutting about 700 jobs
    Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide, the company said Thursday. The division is closing offices in Chicago, New Jersey, Colorado, South Korea and Hyderabad,...
  • Speculation starts on Anne Sweeney successor at Disney

    Speculation starts on Anne Sweeney successor at Disney
    It's only been a few hours since Anne Sweeney announced her intentions to resign from her senior role at Walt Disney Co. next January, and speculation is already heating up about who will replace her. Holding the titles of co-chair Disney Media Networks...
  • Anne Sweeney to step down as Disney/ABC TV faces critical juncture

    Anne Sweeney to step down as Disney/ABC TV faces critical juncture
    The most powerful woman at the Walt Disney Co. — and perhaps in all of Hollywood — said that she would leave her job overseeing the company's $10-billion-a-year entertainment TV networks, leaving Disney to search for a successor in an...
  • Anne Sweeney exits Disney. Bill Maher sticks up for Jay Leno.

    Anne Sweeney exits Disney. Bill Maher sticks up for Jay Leno.
    After the coffee. Before deciding if what I really want to do is direct. The Skinny: Just bought the book "Kitty Genovese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime that Changed America." I'll give you a full report when I finish. I've always been...