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  1. May 22, 2015

    Disney: Let it grow

    slideshow Sixty years ago this summer Walt Disney opened his first theme park, transforming 160 acres of southern...

  2. May 21, 2015

    Tomorrowland — film review

    “Enjoy the future,” we’re urged early in Tomorrowland, with a ten-ton wink. The year, then, is 1964, and the techno-optimism...

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  1. May 19, 2015

    George Lucas makes $2.2bn paper profit on Walt Disney stake

    George Lucas has made a $2.2bn paper profit on the Walt Disney stock he received in exchange for the rights to Star Wars...

  2. May 5, 2015

    Disney lifted by theme parks and consumer products

    It may have lacked a blockbuster to compare with Frozen but Walt Disney’s quarterly profits still sailed past analyst...

  3. May 3, 2015

    UK election and US jobs report to dominate a packed week

    Investors have a packed calendar, with the UK election sharing a week with the latest reading on the US labour market and...

  4. April 15, 2015

    Timeline: Segway’s journey from Good Morning America to China

    December 2001 Dean Kamen, a US inventor, unveils his Segway Personal Transporter, which he dubs the world’s first electric,...

  5. March 31, 2015

    Business pioneers in media and sport

    From the first printed books to newspapers, radio, film, television and the internet, media have always been fuelled by...

  6. March 25, 2015

    ‘Becoming Steve Jobs’, by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli

    Who needs another Steve Jobs biography? Four years after his death, Apple’s co-founder continues to serve as inspiration for...

  7. March 13, 2015

    Michael Graves, architect and designer, 1934-2015

    Michael Graves, architect and designer A kettle with a whistling bird on its spout and a building in which the columns are...

  8. Tech blog

    February 27, 2015

    The Googleplex, as you've never seen it before

    Silicon Valley’s super-rich tech companies have found a new way to compete: which of them can come up with the coolest new...

  9. February 22, 2015

    Broadcasters fear falling revenues as viewers switch to on-demand TV

    With YouTube to watch, Instagram pictures to take and Facebook, Snapchat and other social media platforms to explore, a...

  10. February 20, 2015

    Oscar glory reaches beyond the silver screen

    Will Michael Keaton win best actor for Birdman at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday or will it be The Theory of Everything...

  11. February 13, 2015

    TV sports rights: Show them the money

    Netflix spent $100m on two series of House of Cards. Walt Disney invested significantly more in the last instalment of The...

  12. February 6, 2015

    British film business boosted by record spending from abroad

    UK film industry advances From a romantic drama about physicist Stephen Hawking to an animated comedy featuring a...

  13. February 4, 2015

    Gilead sinks on discounting worries

    Gilead Sciences shares tumbled on Wednesday despite exceeding fourth-quarter earnings and sales estimates after it said it...

  14. February 3, 2015

    Walt Disney looks to stream popular shows

    Walt Disney is exploring new streaming services for some of its most popular content, including ESPN’s sports programming,...

  15. January 21, 2015

    Netflix: content now, cash later

    Producing a series such as House of Cards is not cheap. But Netflix says it is cheaper than the alternative: licensing all...

  16. January 11, 2015

    Wanda challenges Disney with shift from property to theme parks

    Wang Jianlin, China’s second-richest man, made his fortune building shopping malls. Of late, however, he has shown more...

  17. January 11, 2015

    Violetta’s teenage angst grips a global TV audience

    At first glance, the trials and tribulations of a teenage girl in Argentina would appear to have little in common with the...

  18. January 6, 2015

    Entertainment One buys majority stake in Mark Gordon Company

    In the television series Grey’s Anatomy, surgical interns earn their stripes despite a syphilis outbreak, a botched organ...

  19. December 28, 2014

    ‘Frozen’ fever grips cultural landscape

    On Christmas morning, five-year-old Addison Peskie’s living room was a sea of ice blue and bright purple. “A Frozen fleece...

  20. December 26, 2014

    Superhero movies: with great power . . .

    Batman first decided criminals were a cowardly and superstitious lot in the pages of 1939’s Detective Comics #33....

  21. December 26, 2014

    Theme parks: rollercoaster

    “No, you can’t have another ice cream. Or go into another souvenir shop. And no, we don’t need the commemorative...

  22. December 12, 2014

    SeaWorld: rough waters

    It is not, as a rule, good news when a searing popular documentary attacks the ethics of your business. But at SeaWorld the...

  23. December 12, 2014

    The rise and rise of the Hollywood film franchise

    In the annals of Hollywood box office history, 2014 will go down as something of a dud. There were hits such as Walt...

  24. December 12, 2014

    Hearst invests in $325m teen video site

    Hearst has taken a 25 per cent stake in AwesomenessTV, the teen-focused digital video network owned by DreamWorks Animation,...

  25. December 9, 2014

    Disney, Skype and Reckitt dragged into Luxembourg tax row

    Disney and Koch Industries have become the latest companies to be dragged into the growing row over secret tax deals in...

  26. November 3, 2014

    RTL invests $127m in YouTube network StyleHaul

    European broadcasting group RTL is to invest a further $127m in YouTube network StyleHaul, in the latest sign that...

  27. October 31, 2014

    Kevin Feige: the movie nut who transformed Marvel

    The event at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood this week had all the drama, suspense and choreography of an Apple product...

  28. October 29, 2014

    BSkyB buys stake in YouTube network Whistle Sports

    BSkyB has become the latest traditional media group to invest in a YouTube video network with the acquisition of a $7m stake...

  29. October 26, 2014

    Ballmer makes slam dunk on Clippers deal

    Slideshow: Steve Ballmer’s purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers Steve Ballmer stands to gain as much as $1bn in tax benefits...

  30. October 26, 2014

    Comcast: Broadband battleground

    Ralph Roberts, the 94-year-old co-founder of Comcast, was seriously ill last year, spending 85 days in bed after being...

  31. October 6, 2014

    NBA lines up $24bn TV deal as demand for live sports escalates

    The National Basketball Association has lined up a new nine-year TV contract with Walt Disney and Time Warner totalling...

  32. FT Alphaville

    October 6, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Guest post: Time to call in the UK War Loan? Toby Nangle, head of multi asset...

  33. October 6, 2014

    Euro Disney faces €1bn bailout by Walt Disney parent

    Shares in Euro Disney took a rollercoaster-style dive on Monday after the Paris-based theme park announced a €1bn...

  34. September 21, 2014

    Disney eyes bigger picture with Bollywood link

    To promote last week’s release of Khoobsurat, a Bollywood film produced by Disney’s Indian subsidiary, actress Sonam Kapoor...

  35. August 24, 2014

    US TV-advert buyers hold back as viewers move online

    From True Detective’s Matthew McConaughey to Robin Wright from House of Cards, the stars of US television will be back on...

  36. August 21, 2014

    Hollywood studios lament summer of plummeting cinema receipts

    There has been much gnawing of fingernails in the executive suites of Hollywood’s movie studios lately. After a record...

  37. FT Tech Hub

    August 20, 2014

    Tom Lesinski launches digital production company

    By Matthew Garrahan, FT global media editor Thomas Lesinski, the former head of digital production at Paramount Pictures,...

  38. August 12, 2014

    Jeweller Pandora to sell Disney charms

    Pandora is to offer silver and gold charms of Mickey and Minnie Mouse after the Danish jeweller signed a partnership with...

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