Posted Sunday, December 5, 2004 11:40 PM | Contributed by supermandl
Stanley Gold and Roy E. Disney, son of Roy O. Disney and nephew to Walt, said Friday they would not run a challenge slate of directors at next year's board meeting. The two said in a letter to board members that they have accomplished the goals set a year ago when they resigned from the board and called for the company to fire Eisner.
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I used to read savedisney.com, but the site just became ridiculous... In one article they'd slam the company for not letting Miramax distribute Farhenheit 911, and missing out on all the revenue by fearing controversy. In the next article they'd complain that ABC had ruined Disney's "family values" by airing the controversial Desperate Housewives. Disney was perpetually "damned if you do-damned if you don't." At least in the beginning the site offered a somewhat objective criticism of the company's problems...
It will be interesting to see who will become Disney's next CEO. I had thought Mel Karmazin could be a contender...but then he was named CEO of Sirius.
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