Disney Has Acquired 21st Century Fox’s Film and TV Studios in a Landmark Deal

Disney has acquired 21st Century Fox's film and TV studios in a landmark deal worth over $52 billion dollars. The arrangement covers the movie studio 20th Century Fox, the company’s TV production arm 20th Century Fox Television, Fox-owned cable networks (including FX and National Geographic), and the company’s stakes in international networks like Star TV and Sky (which Fox is planning to acquire full ownership of before the sale is completed).

Disney’s New Campaign Encourages Girls to Aspire to Be More Than Just Princesses

Disney princesses have gotten their fair share of criticism as of late. In recent years, many people have questioned whether beloved characters like Cinderella, Snow White, Ariel, and Belle are positive role models for young girls. (For instance, a 2016 study examining “princess culture” concluded that girls who were immersed in princess videos and merchandise were more likely to engage in gender stereotypes later on in life.)