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PETA Demands an End to Animal-Themed Carousel Like Those at Disney World and Disneyland

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PETA is demanding that animal-themed carousels like those found at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland Park become a thing of the past, as the organization says that such attractions are harmful to animals because they teach children to disrespect animals and go so far as to celebrate that disrespect. No More Animal Carousels, Says PETA On Monday, PETA, People for the ...

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Disney Headed to Court Over COVID Mandates

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In March 2020, the world shut down as the COVID-19 virus swept across the globe. The only businesses allowed to remain open in most parts of the United States were those considered “essential”. Not only did every Disney theme park have to close its gates, but the entertainment industry also shut down. That meant every Disney-owned movie and television show ...

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Disney Makes History With New Merger!

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In November 2022, Bob Iger stepped back into the role of CEO of The Walt Disney Company after Bob Chapek was unceremoniously fired. From the beginning, Iger was honest about the changes needed at Disney+. Disney+ launched in 2019, just months before the COVID-19 pandemic, and saw some initial success. However, the streaming service has struggled for several years and ...

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Disney CEO Bob Iger Sells Off More Than 80% of His Stake in the Company

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CEO Bob Iger has sold more than 80% of his stake in The Walt Disney Company, leading many to wonder what he knows about Disney’s future that the rest of us don’t. A Massive Enterprise With Numerous Offerings The Walt Disney Company operates a global entertainment enterprise consisting of theme parks and resorts, resort hotels, television, film, and video streaming ...

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Disney Goes Toe-To-Toe in Proxy Battle With Nelson Peltz Over Stakeholder Comments

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Nelson Peltz, a prominent activist investor, made waves in the corporate world with his recent statements regarding the Walt Disney Company. Peltz, known for his strategic investments through Trian Fund Management, caught the attention of Disney’s executives, including former CEO Bob Iger and CFO Jay Rasulo, just days ago when he penned a Valentine’s Day letter to investors proposing that ...

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Disney Park Building Its Second Princess Castle, Opening in 2024

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One Disney Park is constructing its second princess castle, and guests will finally be able to experience the new royal abode in June 2024. Related: Cinderella Castle is a Lovely, Lovely Liar Disney Loves Castles Everybody loves Disney castles, and Disney Parks around the world are known for the beautiful castles that stand as beacons, welcoming guests to enter and ...

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Billionaire Investor Wants Disney to Use MORE AI to Create Stories

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Over the past few years, the use of artificial intelligence has absolutely exploded. It is used in everything from medicine to finance, the automotive industry, and more. Some people will use Chatbots to write articles and educational papers. Some even encourage the use of Chatbots to do things like help write cover letters and prepare for job interviews. The use ...

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After String of Huge Failures, Disney Movie President Steps Down, Effective Immediately

Sean Bailey Stepping Down Disney Motion Pictures

It is no secret that Disney has been having some real struggles at the box office since the pandemic. Despite creating movies that viewers really enjoy, likeĀ Elemental (2023) and Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (2023), the company just can’t seem to get people to go to the theater. Despite the failure ofĀ The Marvels, Marvel has remained relatively steady ...

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Hours-Long Ordeal With Police Shuts Down Orlando International Airport

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An hours-long ordeal involving a police investigation rendered an entire terminal at Orlando International Airport non-operational on Monday afternoon. Related: Terrifying Trend at Orlando Airport Puts Disney World Guests, Others in Danger No Extra Stress at the Airport, Please Normally, being late for a flight is an awful thing–and one from which the fallout seems to have a never-ending ripple ...

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