TITLE

DIGESTING DISNEY

AUTHOR(S)
DiOrio, Carl; Adalian, Josef
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;2/13/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 34, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the bid of Comcast Corp. for Walt Disney Co. in Los Angeles, California. Presentations staged by front-office executives at an investors conference; Details about the deal; Efforts of Comcast to enlist the support of Pixar executive Steve Jobs and Disney vice chairman Roy Disney.
ACCESSION #
12280093

 

Related Articles

  • KEY PLAYER Roy E. Disney.  // Variety;10/27/2003 Supplement, Vol. 392 Issue 11, p24 

    Features Roy E. Disney, vice chairman of the board at Walt Disney Co. Career background; Reputation as a show business executive; Biggest accomplishment.

  • Roy Disney ankles board and asks Eisner to step down. DiOrio, Carl // Daily Variety;12/1/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 40, p1 

    Reports that Roy Disney has resigned as vice chairman of Walt Disney Co. and called on Michael Eisner to step down as chairman-chief executive officer. Attribution of Disney's resignation to a decision by the Disney board's governance and nominating committee to enforce guidelines calling for...

  • Roy Disney dishing to Mouse malcontents. Crabtree, Susan // Daily Variety;3/29/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 66, p8 

    Reports on Walt Disney Co. executive Roy Disney's campaign to remove chief executive Michael Eisner from his position. Commitment made by Disney during a meeting with the Council of Institutional Investors in Washington, D.C.; Pledge to share company information with irate stockholders.

  • Eisner's Wild, Wild Ride. Fonda, Daren; Gregory, Sean; Rawe, Julie; Ressner, Jeffrey; Taylor, Chris // Time;12/15/2003, Vol. 162 Issue 24, p46 

    Discusses Walt Disney Corp. CEO Michael Eisner in his growing estrangement with Roy Disney, nephew of Walt Disney. Resignation of Roy Disney and his longtime ally Stanley Gold from the board of directors; Eisner's wonder years of expanding the theme parks, marketing successes and merchandising;...

  • Trouble at the Mouse House as Roy E. Disney resigns in protest...  // Sight & Sound;Feb2004, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p10 

    Reports on the implications of the resignation of Roy E. Disney, member of the board of Walt Disney Co., for the vitality of the company in the U.S. Launch of his own protest website that catalogues some of the significant events that contribute to management and operational troubles in the...

  • Comcast Won't Join in Roy Disney's War. Higgins, John M. // Broadcasting & Cable;2/23/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 8, p8 

    Reports on the refusal of Comcast to participate in the shareholder meeting of Walt Disney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 2, 2004. Campaigning efforts launched by Roy Disney, nephew of founder Walt Disney; Reason that executive Brian Roberts is steering away from the conflict despite...

  • THE MAGIC IS GONE. Jefferson, David J.; Roberts, Johnnie L. // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);3/15/2004 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 143 Issue 11, p31 

    Discusses why investors are furious with Michael Eisner, chief executive of Walt Disney. Revolt against Eisner, led by former board member Roy Disney, nephew of Walt Disney; Move by the directors to take away the chairman's title from Eisner; Background on the company; Comments of Eisner;...

  • THE MAGIC IS GONE. Jefferson, David J.; Roberts, Johnnie L. // Newsweek;3/15/2004, Vol. 143 Issue 11, p52 

    Discusses why investors are furious with Michael Eisner, chief executive of Walt Disney. Revolt against Eisner, led by former board member Roy Disney, nephew of Walt Disney; Move by the directors to take away the chairman's title from Eisner; Background on the company; Comments of Eisner;...

  • THE MAGIC IS GONE. Jefferson, David J.; Roberts, Johnnie L. // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);3/15/2004 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 143 Issue 11, p43 

    Discusses why investors are furious with Michael Eisner, chief executive of Walt Disney. Revolt against Eisner, led by former board member Roy Disney, nephew of Walt Disney; Move by the directors to take away the chairman's title from Eisner; Background on the company; Comments of Eisner;...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics