TITLE

GO IS A GONER

AUTHOR(S)
Diorio, Carl; Donahue, Ann
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Daily Variety;01/30/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 42, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the end of the Walt Disney Co. Internet portal Go.com in Los Angeles, California. Impact of the decision on employees and portal users; Effects of the shutdown on the mother company; Reactions of investors to the closure of the Internet business.
ACCESSION #
4059593

 

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