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Aug 02 2023
In a statement released Tuesday, the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District, said the organization's diversity, equity and inclusion committee would be dissolved, The New York Times reported. Any jobs associated with the committee were eliminated, and gender and race will no longer factor into awarding contracts. Glenton Gilzean, the district's new administrator who is Black and a formerPatch.com
Jul 14 2023
The box office surprise of the summer is a movie about child sex trafficking called Sound of Freedom whose release has been years in the making after filming wrapped in 2018.
The film tells the real-life story of the founder of the anti-sex trafficking charity Operation Underground Railroad, Tim Ballard, played by Passion of the Christ star, Jim Caviezel.
Directed and co-writtenNewsweek Fact Check
Jul 11 2023
On the menu today: The Wall Street Journal reports that “Disney World Hasn’t Felt This Empty in Years.” No doubt some on the Right will reflexively cite this as another example of “get woke, go broke,” and perhaps the perception that Disney is now a powerful force for the cultural Left is spurring some conservative families to stay away. But it’s as likely that the exorbitant admission pricesNational Review (News)
Jul 29 2023
The judge in state court in Orlando denied Disney's motion in the lawsuit that says the company wrongly stripped appointees of powers over design and construction at Disney World when it made agreements with predecessors, who were supporters. The case is one of two lawsuits stemming from the takeover, which was retaliation for the company’s public opposition to the so-called Don’t Say GayPatch.com
Aug 01 2023
Diversity, equity and inclusion programs were abolished Tuesday from Walt Disney World’s governing district, now controlled by appointees of Gov. Ron DeSantis, in an echo of the Florida governor’s agenda which has championed curtailing such programs in higher education and elsewhere.
The Central Florida Tourism Oversight District said in a statement that its diversity, equity andAssociated Press
Aug 10 2023
Market Movers rounded up the best reactions from investors and analysts on Disney . The experts, including Jim Cramer , discussed the entertainment giant following its fiscal third-quarter earnings call. Disney reported mixed results after market close Wednesday, then announced price hikes for its streaming platforms if viewers want to watch without ads. In the latest quarter, operating lossesCNBC
Jul 28 2023
ORLANDO, Fla. >> A judge in Florida on Friday refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Gov. Ron DeSantis appointees against Disney’s efforts to neutralize the governor’s takeover of Disney World’s governing district. The judge in state court in Orlando denied Disney’s motion in the lawsuit that says the company wrongly stripped appointees of powers over design and construction at DisneyHonolulu Star-Advertiser
Jul 10 2023
TALLAHASSEE - An Orange County circuit judge this week will hear arguments on a request by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts to toss out a lawsuit filed by a revamped special district amid a feud between Gov. Ron DeSantis and the entertainment giant. Judge Margaret Schreiber will face a tangle of legal issues Friday as she considers Disney's request to dismiss, or at least put on hold, a lawsuitCBS News (Online)
Aug 02 2023
In the ongoing dispute between Walt Disney World and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, diversity, equity, and inclusion programs were abolished Tuesday by the media conglomerate's governing district — the latest move to restrict such measures in the state. The Central Florida Tourism Oversight District, which is now controlled by appointees of DeSantis, said in a statement that it was cutting its DEI"USA Today" Contributor
Aug 02 2023
Florida Disney World District Ends All, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs. On August 1, diversity, equity and inclusion programs were banned from Walt Disney World's governing district. . NBC reports that the news echoes Governor Ron DeSantis's agenda, which looks to curtail such programs in higher education and elsewhere. In a statement, the Central Florida Tourism Oversight DistrictMountain Democrat