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Meredith Acquires FamilyFun Magazine from Disney Publishing Worldwide

Folio Magazine – 2012-01-04

Meredith Corporation is acquiring the assets of Disney Publishing Worldwide’s FamilyFun. Beginning in March 2012, FamilyFun and its associated special interest publications, as well as Toyhopper and other magazine apps, will be published by ...
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Disney Set to Acquire A Top Indian Game Developer Indiagames

AllThingsD – 2011-10-06

Disney is close to finalizing the acquisition of Mumbai-based Indiagames, one of the country's leading developers and publishers of online and mobile games, according to sources.
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Disney 'Furious' at NBC for Breaking Embargo on Kennedy Book

AdWeek – 2011-09-14

Disney execs are “furious” that the world exclusive on the embargoed Jackie Kennedy book and audiotapes was broken by NBC, and not ABC, according to the New York Post’s Keith Kelly. Both ABC and the book’s publisher, Hyperion, are owned by...
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SEC Files Insider Trading Charges in Disney-Marvel Deal

AllThingsD – 2011-08-12

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a California man with insider trading in the run-up to the 2009 Disney-Marvel deal. The SEC says Toby G. Scammell took advantage of his girlfriend, an "extern" working at Disney's corporate strategy...
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Australian press council aims to improve journalistic standards

Guardian – 2011-08-08

The phone hacking scandal is having widespread consequences. Witness, for example, the decision by Australia's press council to investigate journalism practices at the country's newspapers and magazines.It is staging a national series of round-table...
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News Corp's Australian papers check their books for wrongful payments

Guardian – 2011-07-13

News Limited boss says 'ludicrous' claims that phone-hacking scandal may extend to Australia demand a responseRupert Murdoch's Australian newspapers have launched a review of all editorial expenditure over the past three years to "confirm that...
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Twitter Plugging Away at Self-Serve Ad Platform

AdWeek – 2011-06-07

Twitter’s monetization officer has an unenviable task. The micro-blogging company, valued anywhere from $7.7 billion to $10 billion, needs to, at some point, back into some revenue. To do so, Twitter has a suite of relatively new ad programs,...
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Is the Playboy party over?

Guardian – 2011-05-31

Playboy is about to open a new club in London aimed at men 'with money and taste'. Can Hugh Hefner's brand regain the glamorous sheen it had briefly in the 60s or is it now mired in sleaze and allegations of sexism?In an interview in 1967, Hugh...
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Egmont to launch Disney magazine in UK

PrintWeek – 2011-04-18

Customer publisher Egmont is to produce Disney's DYOU magazine for its UK launch.
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Disney announces iPad applications

Reuters – 2010-04-02

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co on Thursday said it will offer applications from all of its businesses on Apple Inc's new iPad electronic tablet, offering popular TV shows, video games and interactive books.
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After Victory Against Disney, Children’s Group Loses Its Lease

New York Times – 2010-03-10

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood was evicted after pressuring the Walt Disney Company into offering refunds to buyers of its Baby Einstein videos.
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Yaged to Leave Disney

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-16

Jonathan Yaged, v-p and U.S. publisher of the Disney Book Group, has been named chief operating...
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Disney, Google eye stake in China bus media firm

Reuters – 2010-02-08

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A consortium led by Walt Disney Co is in advanced talks to buy into China's largest in-bus digital media and advertising company, a deal that could offer the U.S. entertainment giant a new platform to promote Mickey...
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Disney Completes Marvel Purchase

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-04

On New Year’s Eve day, Walt Disney’s $4 billion acquisition of Marvel Entertainment was completed.
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Disney to Publish 'Little Mermaid' Broadway Companion Book

Playbill via Yahoo! News – 2009-04-02

Michael Lassell's "The Little Mermaid: From the Deep Blue Sea to the Great White Way," a companion book to Disney's latest Broadway musical, will be in stories in late April from Disney Books.
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Disney to launch ad-supported channels on YouTube

Reuters – 2009-03-30

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walt Disney and Google's YouTube said on Monday they have reached a pact to offer sports highlights, clips of television shows and other short-form content on the hugely popular video-sharing site.
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Disney buys kids website Kerpoof

Reuters – 2009-02-20

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The Walt Disney Company said Thursday it has paid an undisclosed amount for Kerpoof Studios, a creator of online tools that kids can use to make artwork, write stories and create short movies.
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Disney Plans to Cut Costs and Release Fewer DVDs

New York Times – 2009-02-05

The global slowdown took a toll on DVD and television ad sales, but marketing promotions helped the company avoid dramatic declines at its theme parks.
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Disney Publishing Worldwide Names Robert W. Hernandez Senior Vice President & General Manager of Global Magazines ...

Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-01-14

NEW YORK----Disney Publishing Worldwide has named Robert W. Hernandez senior vice president & general manager, Global Magazines, effective January 14, 2009. The announcement was made by Russell Hampton, president, Disney Publishing Worldwide.
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Disney Channel's sales team boost

Media Week – 2009-01-13

LONDON - Disney Channel has created an in-house sales team to forge commercial deals for the channel online and on air.
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