Disney's reorganization puts the spotlight on streaming

Oct 13, 2020
How will the shift away from movie theaters and broadcast TV change what and how we watch?
In addition to Disney Plus, the company also owns Hulu and ESPN Plus.
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Disney+ wades into the streaming-with-friends space

Oct 1, 2020
The new Disney+ GroupWatch feature allows subscribers to watch shows with friends virtually and react to scenes using emojis.
A new feature called GroupWatch will allow up to seven subscribers to stream content simultaneously and share their reactions using emojis within the app.
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Why Disney wants to reopen its theme parks now

Jul 8, 2020
The Walt Disney Co.'s other enterprises, including Disney+ and ESPN, may not be generating enough revenue.
You won't see crowds like this at the reopened Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
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TV writers set to get more royalties from streaming services

Jul 6, 2020
A tentative new Writers Guild contract deals with the thorny issue of residuals from streamed content.
David A. Goodman, president of the Writers Guild of America West, speaks during the organization's 2020 awards presentation.
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Password sharing denies streaming services $9 billion in fees — report

Jan 13, 2020
Why aren't streaming services doing more to crack down on it?
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What's behind the low price of Disney's new streaming service?

Apr 12, 2019
The media giant is launching Disney+ at $6.99 per month, nearly half the monthly price of a standard Netflix subscription.
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