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Disney Pays Tribute To Steve Jobs

Jordan Zakarin | Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment

Apple founder, former Pixar chief and Disney Board of Directors member Steve Jobs passed away on Wednesday, with Disney CEO Bob Iger releasing a state...

Disney CEO: Hulu Owners 'Committed To Selling'

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 09.06.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES -- Online video service Hulu expects to have more than a million paying subscribers by the end of summer, several months earlier than fore...

Disney CEO: Technology Makes Monopolies Impossible

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.02.2011 | Technology

Disney CEO Bob Iger is watching the world go digital--and he's pretty excited about it. In a talk with writer Kara Swisher at the All Things Digit...

Los Angeles Power Couples: The Essential List (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 07.06.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles loves its stars -- and if they come in pairs, all the better. But this list doesn't focus on couples like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie; in...

Amanda Terkel

BEYOND LEFT AND RIGHT: Michael Bloomberg's Six Steps For Job Creation | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered a speech on Tuesday outlining six steps to tackle unemployment and spur job creation, ar...

The New Digital Disney: CEO Discusses The Entertainment Giant's Next Moves

AllThingsD | Kara Swisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

i always enjoy talking digital with Iger--who is pictured above in an interview I did with him in 2006 at the fourth D: All Things Digital conference-...

PHOTOS: Which Angelenos Made Vanity Fair's 100 Most Influential Moguls List?

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Vanity Fair just released their annual list of the hundred most influential moguls in the world, and it's no surprise that Angelenos make up more than...

Hollywood and Mass Transit: Buddy, Can You Spare a Dime?

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

It's time to celebrate the pro-environment, pro-community, good-for-the-economy and anti-gridlock reality that a positive portrayal of urban mass transit can help create.

Is Meg Whitman Like Arnold Schwarzenegger? Yes (In the Wrong Ways)

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

Whitman hates the comparison with Schwarzenegger, even though obvious, as both she and Schwarzenegger are Republicans, both are super-rich, and neither had any experience in elected office before running.

Disney Settles 'Alice In Wonderland' Dispute With UK Cinemas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The UK's biggest movie theatre chain Odeon has now ended its standoff with the Walt Disney Co. It joined exhibitors Vue and Cineworld to show Alice In...

Obama Jobs Summit Will Include Business Leaders: Google, Disney CEOs To Attend

New York Times | JACKIE CALMES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The invitations went out just before Thanksgiving, but by the end of the holiday weekend the White House has confirmed that President Obama's jobs sum...

Rahm Emanuel Called Media CEOs Personally To Lobby For Obama Airtime

Washington Post | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rather than calling ABC, the White House chief of staff phoned Bob Iger, chief executive of parent company Disney. Instead of contacting NBC, Emanuel ...

Bob Iger: Hulu Could Charge For Content, People Will Pay Online

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PASADENA, Calif. — Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Bob Iger said Wednesday the Hulu online video streaming site that it now co-owns could one da...

Disney's Iger: "People Are Going To Pay" For Content Online

WSJ | Julia Angwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As the media moguls gather here in Sun Valley, Idaho, for their annual schmooze-fest, there is one phrase on everybody's lips as they emerge from thei...

Celebs And Kids At Charity Event: Ashlee, Sharon Stone, Wahlberg, Miley & More (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Katy Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The six-month-old Simpson-Wentz child and his parents, Sharon Stone, Denise Richards, Selena Gomez, Mark Wahlberg and a smattering of reality televisi...

Highest-Paid CEOs For 2008: AP's Top 10 List

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2008 at Standard & Poor's 500 companies based on calculations by The Associated Press. The analysis includes companies th...

BusinessWeek: Disney Is The Media Industry's Best Bet For Stability During Financial Crisis

BusinessWeek | Jon Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The explanation of Disney's performance begins with one simple fact: Among its peers, the entertainment giant derives the smallest percentage of reven...

Disney's Bob Iger Explains Why ABC Passed On CNN Outsourcing, Why Media Concentration Is "A Joke"

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Disney President and CEO Bob Iger said this morning that ABC News decided against partnering with CNN years ago because they were interested in a "tru...

Dick Van Dyke Again Sings "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"

AP | MICHAEL CIDONI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Dick Van Dyke may be 82, but he can still get 14 syllables into a single word. Van Dyke sang "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" ...

Iger: Disney to Reap $1 Billion Online

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — The Walt Disney Co. expects to collect $1 billion in revenue from online content this fiscal year, a significant rise from estimat...

Disney/ABC Opens Vault To Vintage TV

Silicon Alley Insider | Michael Learmonth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Disney is going to raid the TV archives, a move that may allow viewers to watch 50s-era series like "Zorro" and "Davy Crockett" via ad-supported strea...

Twilight Of The Media Moguls

BusinessWeek | Johnnie L. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If the enemy of my enemy is my friend, as the old chestnut says, then it makes perfect sense that Barry Diller would host a swanky soiree last summer ...

Iger's TV Rat Problem

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The ladies of "The View" kicked off Tuesday's show by complaining about the gigantic rats scurrying around backstage. By the end of the hour, they rec...

Familiar Faces Top Fortune's Power 25

Fortune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some are empire builders. Others are hired guns. But if they truly have world-class oomph, they're on Fortune's subjective - yet really quite accurate...