DisneyWar Author’s Take On Nightline

By Brian 

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DisneyWar author James B. Stewart “says that based on Disney’s history” with ABC’s 11:35pm time slot, “it may be making supportive noises ‘to keep the news division happy,'” Gail Shister writes in Monday’s Philadelphia Inquirer. When Bob Iger wanted to put David Letterman in Nightline’s slot, “what really stopped them was Koppel taking his case to the public, and he did it very effectively. Now that there’s no significant impediment, I’d be surprised if they didn’t take advantage of it,” Stewart says…

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