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NEW YORK | Disney results jump on strong movie slate

NEW YORK — Walt Disney Co.’s earnings for the latest quarter sailed passed expectations, boosted by a strong slate of movies such as “Incredibles 2” as the company moves toward closing its $71.3 billion deal to buy 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets. Disney and other media companies are facing a shifting landscape as more TV … Continue reading NEW YORK | Disney results jump on strong movie slate

NEW YORK | CBS taps media industry veteran Parsons as interim chairman

NEW YORK — CBS says it has named media industry veteran Richard Parsons as interim chairman of the board as the company moves to reshape itself following the ouster of longtime chief Les Moonves. Parsons is the former chairman of Time Warner and Citicorp. He was added to the board of CBS earlier this month … Continue reading NEW YORK | CBS taps media industry veteran Parsons as interim chairman