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Disney to Acquire ‘Star Wars’ Franchise

Posted October 30th, 2012 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Media and entertainment giant Walt Disney has announced a nearly $4 billion deal to acquire George Lucas’s renowned film studio, including his epic sci-fi “Star Wars” franchise. Along with the purchase, announced Tuesday, Disney also unveiled plans for a seventh live-action Star Wars movie in 2015 — part of a trilogy that will eventually include […]

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Disney to Eliminate Junk Food Ads from Radio, TV, Web

Posted June 5th, 2012 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The Walt Disney Company will become the first U.S. media giant to ban junk food advertising on its radio and television networks, and on its Internet website. The company announced Tuesday that starting in 2015, it will eliminate commercials for candy, salty snacks and sugary cereals. Instead, Disney programming will promote diets rich in fruits […]

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