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ESPN Could Be Sold On Its Own Like HBO, Bob Iger Admits

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.28.2015 | Sports

Warning: There could come a day in which you are forced to pay for episodes of ESPN's "SportsNation" just like you fork over money for "Gam...

Steve Jobs Bio Says Disney CEO Kept Jobs' Cancer A Secret

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2015 | Technology

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co CEO Bob Iger learned that Steve Jobs' cancer had returned less than an hour before Disney announced it was buying Jobs' Pix...

Gary Snyder | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
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Gary Snyder | Posted 03.27.2015 | Business
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Disney CEO Earned Nearly $45 Million In 2014

AP | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney Chairman and CEO Robert Iger's compensation jumped to $43.7 million in 2014 as the company had a blockbuster year. Iger's pa...

Phony Anti-Vaccine Propaganda Is Killing U.S. Children

Erik Ose | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Erik Ose

Is it too much to ask Jenny McCarthy to read a simple, well-researched article and properly educate herself about how no legitimate scientific studies have linked vaccines to autism? And then, to announce to the world she was wrong? It would help undo at least some of the damage she's done to public health and our country's children.

Dan Povenmire and Swampy Marsh's New Hope Is That They Get to Make More "Phineas & Ferb Star Wars" Specials for the Disney Channel

Jim Hill | Posted 09.25.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So just how quickly after the Disney - Lucasfilm acquisition was officially announced was tonight's Phineas & Ferb: Star Wars special put into production?

Ready to Let Go of "Let It Go" ? Disney Isn't. Mouse has Five Year Plan for Frozen Franchise

Jim Hill | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So while you personally may be ready to let go of Let It Go, The Walt Disney Company certainly isn't. So you should probably look for the Mouse to seek out all sorts of new ways to extend Frozen's current hot streak.

'Frozen' Frenzy Is Still In Full Force

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 08.05.2014 | Entertainment

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — For the Calder family, the "Frozen" frenzy began when the Disney movie came out in late 2013 and they took their 7-year-...

Is This The First Chewbacca Photo From The New 'Star Wars' Set?

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment

It's the selfie seen 'round the Galaxy. A photo posted to the official Star Wars Instagram account on Sunday shows Disney boss Bob Iger posing wit...

After 22 Years, Lella Smith Checks Out as Creative Director of Disney's Animation Research Library

Jim Hill | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

When Lella Smith's 10-year-old godson, Rey, found out she was retiring from the Walt Disney Animation Research Library, he was incredulous. "Why would you do that, Auntie?" he said. "You've got the coolest job in the world!"

Why We Can Expect 'Frozen 2'

Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment

When Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger said that he believed "Frozen" has "real franchise potential," it came as a surprise to very few. The film has d...

'Frozen' Directors Credit Crew With Film's Academy Award Nomination

Jim Hill | Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So was it glamorous and exciting for Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee earlier today when they learned that Frozen -- the Walt Disney Pictures release that they had co-directed -- had been nominated for Best Animated Feature? Not exactly.

More Trouble For 'Star Wars'?

Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment

One year and one day after Disney and Lucasfilm announced plans for another edition of "Star Wars" to arrive in theaters in 2015, The Hollywood Report...

Star Wars Theme Park!?

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

Disney appears one step closer to opening a Star Wars theme park, if we can trust that recent comments from Disney CEO Bob Iger aren't just a Jedi min...

Disney, Viacom and Other MPAA Members Join Book Publishers to Weaken a Treaty for the Blind

James Love | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics
James Love

The World Blind Union and its members and supporters in the negotiation are now concerned that that Obama Administration and the European Commission are making demands that will render the treaty far less useful, or even derail the negotiations entirely.

Disney CEO Confronted Over 'Liberal Bias' At ABC News

Posted 03.07.2013 | Media

Disney CEO Bob Iger had to defend ABC News and ESPN against one shareholder's charges of "liberal bias" at the company's annual meeting in Phoenix on ...

Even More 'Star Wars' Movies Are Coming

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Entertainment

PHOENIX — Star Wars fans have more than just Episodes 7, 8 and 9 to look forward to. Disney CEO Bob Iger said at the annual shareholders meetin...

My First Bite of an Apple Shareholders' Meeting: Tastes Like Chicken

Divina Infusino | Posted 03.03.2013 | Technology
Divina Infusino

While I would love for the company to raise its dividend or buy back more stock, Apple needs to show that it can pioneer, envision and make manifest what we do not know that we want but once it exists we cannot live without.

Anna Almendrala

PHOTOS: Cars Land Brings 'Radiator Springs' To Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.09.2012 | Travel

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Has Disney's California Adventure theme park -- Disneyland's younger, less popular sister -- finally arrived with the addition of C...

'Avengers 2' Is Happening

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.08.2012 | Entertainment

It's the type of story we have to write, but you saw this coming: "Avengers" is officially getting a sequel. Disney announced Tuesday afternoon that t...

Media Compensation Spikes In 2011

The Wrap Media | Posted 06.20.2012 | Media

The economy was shaky, the home-entertainment industry was in turmoil and Occupy Wall Street was at full boil, but the top media and technology execut...

Disney To Hire 1,000 Veterans

Posted 03.14.2012 | Impact

Disney is continuing to make dreams come true as it prepares to hire 1,000 veterans over the next three years, the company announced Tuesday. Thoug...

Apple Selects New Chairman

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA and MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 01.15.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc. has named Arthur Levinson as its non-executive chairman, a move that rewards the longtime Apple board member who chos...

Disney CEO Announces When He Plans To Step Down

Posted 12.07.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES (Lisa Richwine) - Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger will step down as CEO in March 2015 after nearly a decade at the helm, setti...