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The Walt Disney Co. to donate $1 million dollars for Hurricane Michael relief

The money will be funneled through the Florida Disaster Fund. Contributions from employees to eligible relief groups will be matched dollar-for-dollar through a matching gifts program.

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10 best things to happen to Walt Disney World since opening

Oct. 1 is the official “birthday” for Walt Disney World. If you’re wondering: Why Oct.1? There are two important reasons: It marked the start of a new fiscal year for Walt Disney Productions, and it marked one of the slowest times of the year for tourism in Florida. It was thought better to open when […]

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Disney to slow Star Wars franchise release schedule

Star Wars is one of the biggest brands at Disney. Recently, the franchise movies have followed a one-movie-a-year schedule. Given the massive success of the revived Star Wars franchise, with a new entry topping the year-end box office reports each of the past three years — The Force Awakens in 2015, Rogue One in 2016, […]

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Disney World To End Epcot Fireworks

After 18 years, one of Disney’s classic nighttime shows is finally coming to an end. IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth fireworks spectacular is set to make its final appearance next year at Disney World. A new evening show will replace IllumiNations — which debuted at Epcot on Oct. 1, 1999. The retelling of Earth’s origins from […]

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5 biggest companies owned by Disney

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) operates a vast international entertainment empire including TV networks, film studios and theme parks. Disney’s three biggest business segments are its TV business, its theme park business and its feature film business. These segments include some of the best-known companies in the United States and around the world, including […]

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Bernie Sanders attacks Disney for Wages

Senator Bernie Sanders took time away from his three homes to chastise another corporation for their “greed”. This time, the target is Walt Disney Company. Having never ran a private business, Senator Sanders is an expert on what it takes to make one a success. Ignoring the fact that Disney employs thousands of people who, […]

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NewsOne Production Internship, ABC News (DC)- Spring 2019

Job ID 594582BR Location Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States Business Disney ABC Television Group D Job Summary: NewsOne is the affiliate news service of ABC News. NewsOne provides complete, round-the-clock coverage of news and sports to ABC affiliated stations, domestic programs and news organizations, foreign news agencies, as well as ABC News programs. […]

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Disney World No Longer Affordable for Middle Class

In 1971, when Walt Disney World opened the arcade was a penny and marching-band parade down Main Street U.S.A. Admission for an adult was $3.50. Since then, Disney has raised the gate price for the Magic Kingdom 41 times. Prices have nearly doubled in the past decade. This year, a ticket past $100, per person, […]

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Disney latest to ban single-use plastic straws

The Walt Disney Co. has announced it will stop using single-use plastic straws and plastic stirrers at all of its locations. The policy will take effect in mid-2019. The plan will eliminate more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers annually. Disney is the latest in a line of companies and cities that have […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy Director James Gunn out as Disney

Disney and Marvel are standing by their decision to not rehire James Gunn as director for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”. Gunn was let go from the project after dozens of Gunn’s tweets came to light. The so-called joke tweets, about pedophilia and rape, recently resurfaced . The studio acted quickly to remove Gunn […]

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