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Hawley Introducing Measure To Strip Disney Of Copyright Protections

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced legislation on Tuesday that would strip “woke corporations like Disney” of special protections enabling companies to hold copyright material for decades.

“Thanks to special copyright protections from Congress, woke corporations like Disney have earned billions while increasingly pandering to woke activists,” Hawley said in a statement. “It’s time to take away Disney’s special privileges and open up a new era of creativity and innovation.”

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Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Florida’s Dissolution Of Disney’s Reedy Creek District

A federal judge has tossed the first challenge to Florida’s law dissolving Disney’s Reedy Creek special district.

The lawsuit filed  on behalf of residents of Orange and Osceola counties argued that the dissolution would result in increased taxation for residents forced to bear maintenance costs formerly handled by the Walt Disney World theme park.  The judge dismissed the case on two grounds.

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Man, 23, Is Charged With Trying To Attack Dave Chappelle

A 23-year-old man has been charged with trying to attack Dave Chappelle last night after storming on stage armed with a knife and tackling the comedian at his Hollywood Bowl show.

The attack comes weeks after Will Smith attacked Chris Rock on stage at the Oscars, raising fears it would inspire similar violent protests against performers. 

The incident prompted members of the comedy community, including Jack Whitehall and Kathy Griffin, to voice their fears that performers are no longer safe on stage.

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Communications Chief Geoff Morrell OUT At Disney Following Public Feud With Florida Government, Replaced By Longtime Radical Democrat Activist

After a nasty battle with the state of Florida and the LGBTQ lobby within their own company, Geoff Morrell’s tenure as Communications Chief is already over.

Morrell’s role will now be split between Disney’s general counsel Horacio Gutierrez and Disney’s newest hire Kristina Schake.

Schake was supposed to report to Geoff Morrell but after less than a month on the job, she will now take over his role.

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Angry Netflix Employees Take To Twitter After Getting Laid Off From Streaming Giant

Angry Netflix employees took to Twitter Thursday after learning they had been laid off at the streaming giant, home to hit shows like “Inventing Anna,” “Squid Game” and “Bridgerton.”

Although the exact number of layoffs could not be immediately learned, many of the employees were writers or editors working for Netflix’s Tudum division, which was launched in December.

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Report: David Zaslav Chops Down TNT And TBS After Shutting Down CNN+

A new report claims that the new CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery is stopping scripted programming for TNT and TBS shortly after shutting down CNN+ as part of his plan to find $3 billion in cost savings.

Discovery streaming boss J.B. Perrette stated, “In a complex streaming market, consumers want simplicity and an all-in service which provides a better experience and more value than stand-alone offerings, and, for the company, a more sustainable business model to drive our future investments in great journalism and storytelling.”

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