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Disney Stock Fell 44 Percent in 2022 Amid Tumultuous Year

It’s been a rough year and a rough week for Disney’s stock, even as Avatar: The Way of Water continues to bring in dollars at the box office. Shares of Disney finished the year by closing at $86.88 on Friday, down less than 1 percent, in a welcome reprieve from the downward slump that began […]

Bob Iger Speaks Out About Gun Violence Responsibility On Sandy Hook Anniversary

Former President Barack Obama, Disney CEO Bob Iger and Matthew McConaughey joined together in New York Tuesday to condemn and lift up solutions to the continuing issue of gun violence on the 10th anniversary of the school shooting in Sandy Hook.  Speaking at the Sandy Hook Promise Benefit, a night honoring an organization started by […]

ESPN Has Been Exploring Bigger Push Into Sports Betting, Chairman Says

ESPN has been exploring a further push into the sports betting space, ESPN Chairman Jimmy Pitaro confirmed Wednesday.  Speaking at a Sports Business Journal conference in New York, Pitaro was asked about reports that ESPN had been having conversations with DraftKings. ESPN already has some partnerships with the sports betting company, as well as a […]

Kareem Daniel to Exit Disney as Bob Iger Unwinds Chapek Era Structure

Kareem Daniel, a top lieutenant for former Disney CEO Bob Chapek, is leaving Disney amid the executive shake-up and a broader reorganization under returning leader Bob Iger. The widely expected move comes as Iger takes back the reins from Chapek, with the directive to “set the strategic direction for renewed growth” as well as help […]

John Williams, Bob Iger Awarded Honorary Knighthood by Late Queen Elizabeth II

Former Disney CEO Bob Iger and Star Wars composer John Williams are the latest Hollywood industry members to receive an honorary knighthood. The honor grants both entertainment titans with the title of KBE, which is more formally known as Knight Commander of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Bestowed by […]