TITLE

Disney Chief: AOL Not on the Menu

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;3/12/2008, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the clarification given by Robert Iger, chief executive of Walt Disney, on the rumors that Walt Disney is acquiring AOL. Speaking at the 2008 Digital Media Summit held in New York City, Iger said that though the media company is focused on maintaining a strong balance sheet to enable acquisitions that add strategic or shareholder value, AOL is not under consideration. In addition, Iger also expressed his views on social media and computers.
ACCESSION #
36876147

 

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