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22 hrs ago | ABC News

Photos: Walt Disney's 'Desert' Retreat for Sale

The one-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom weekend retreat that once belonged to Walt Disney in Palm Desert, above Coachella Valley, is for sale.

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Yesterday | The Daily Record

Celebrity odds and ends

Relativity Media, a film financier and movie distributor, was rebuffed in a last-minute bid for Maker Studios, the YouTube video creator that had agreed to be bought by The Walt Disney Co.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Nielsen's top programs for April 7-13

ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; NBC is owned by Comcast Corp. Bellingham Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Maker Studios: Disney Deal Already Approved

In a statement, a Maker spokesperson says "As per the announcement made on March 24, Maker Studios has entered into a merger agreement with The Walt Disney Company.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

KSL-TV

3. Filmmaker suing Disneya s 'Frozen' ...

Filmmaker Kelly Wilson is suing The Walt Disney Co. over a complaint the teaser trailer for "Frozen," which was released in June 2013, is similar to a short computer animated film he made entitled " The Snowman ."

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

KDWN

Nielsena s top programs for March 31-April 6

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for March 31-April 6. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

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Business Wire

The Walt Disney Company to Webcast Investor Day at ESPN

Presentations are scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. EDT / 9:30 a.m. PDT and conclude by 5:30 p.m. EDT / 2:30 p.m. PDT.

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Related Topix: Media, Walt Disney, Television, ABC News Online, The Active Network, Star Cruises, Walt Disney Internet Group, Cruise Lines

Mon Apr 07, 2014

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Barbara Walters sets May 16 for exit

Her last day co-hosting "The View," a program that she created, will be May 16, and ABC will air a two-hour special highlighting her life and career that night, from 9-11 p.m. ET.

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Related Topix: The View, Entertainment, Television, Media, Walt Disney

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Business Insurance

Off Beat: Disney trying to give Deadmau5 logo a techno beatdown

The Walt Disney Co. last week said it is looking into a trademark registration filed by one Joel Zimmerman, known to Electronic Dance Music faithful as Deadmau5, which is actually pronounced "dead mouse."

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Watch Out, Netflix: Dish Steps Up With Disney Deal

Making good on the agreement just weeks after it was announced, The Walt Disney Co.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, WATCH, Media, Walt Disney, Television, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, DISH Network, ABC Family

The Wichita Eagle

Nielsen's top programs for March 24-30

ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; Fox is owned by 21st Century Fox; NBC is owned by NBC Universal; AMC is owned by AMC Networks; TBS is owned by Time Warner, Inc. The Wichita Eagle welcomes your comments on news of the day.

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Related Topix: Media, Walt Disney, Television, Time Warner, Computers, Wichita, KS, Health

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Business Journal

Disney's former studios on Troost will be revived as museum

A Kansas City non-profit group, Thank You Walt Disney Inc., is looking to convert the historic building at 1127 E. 31st St. into an interactive museum and digital production studio.

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Related Topix: Media, Walt Disney, Television, Kansas City, MO, Non-Profit

Journal Gazette

Disney invests in tech startups

The deal announced last week also signals Hollywood's new openness to technological innovation, an acknowledgement that media giants don't have all the answers.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Media, Walt Disney, Television

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Bradenton.com

Nielsen's top programs for March 17-23

ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; Fox is owned by 21st Century Fox; NBC is owned by NBC Universal.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Pocono Record

Disney's purchase of Maker a boon for LA startups -

Disney's $500 million purchase of YouTube video producer Maker Studios is a sign that the entertainment industry's content and technology startups are coming of age and proving to be as valuable to Hollywood as app makers are to the giants of Silicon Valley.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Media, Walt Disney, Television, Marketing, Burbank, CA, Beverly Hills, CA

LA Daily News

City of Los Angeles will offer 10,000 youth jobs this summer

The city will offer twice as many jobs to young people this summer, with a total of 10,000 openings, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today.

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Reuters

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

** The Walt Disney Co has agreed to buy Maker Studios, one of YouTube's largest networks, for $500 million, a deal that makes Disney a major online video distributor and should help draw more teens into the Disney entertainment empire.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

GlobeSt.com

New JV Acquires the Tower Burbank

Join us at the Hyatt Century Plaza Los Angeles, where we will be covering the major topics in commercial real estate nationally as well as what's going on across the property types in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Burbank, CA, Walt Disney, Television, Media

Monterey County Herald

Business briefs: Disney to buy You Tube video maker

Disney said Monday that it is buying YouTube channel operator Maker Studios for at least $500 million as the family entertainment giant aims to stay in front of younger audiences who are increasingly watching short videos online.

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West Australian

Exclusive: Disney to buy YouTube network Maker Studios for $500 million

The Walt Disney Co has agreed to buy Maker Studios for $500 million, becoming a major online video distributor through the purchase of one of YouTube's largest networks, according to a person familiar with the deal.

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