December 15, 2017 / 8:24 PM / 4 months ago

Breakingviews - Viewsroom: A Fox in the Mouse House

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Disney’s $66 bln deal for the bulk of Rupert Murdoch’s entertainment empire is a reaction to the rapid rise of streaming-content providers like Netflix, and lets CEO Bob Iger delay retirement again. Elsewhere: the Democrats win in Alabama, and Chinese bike-sharing rides towards M&A.

Disney characters Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse attend the 25th anniversary of Disneyland Paris, in Marne-la-Vallee, near Paris, France March 25, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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