Today, Bob Iger will speak with Nick Bilton of Vanity Fair at the fourth annual New Establishment Summit. The Summit brings together titans of technology, media, business, entertainment, politics, and the arts for inspiring conversations on the issues and innovations shaping the future. Here are some headlines. Check out the full live blog for more details:
- Iger believes that we need to hold our politicians accountable for doing something about gun violence.
- Disney did consider buying Twitter as a way of distributing their content directly to consumers, but decided to acquire BAMTech instead.
- Bob got involved with the issue surrounding Jemele Hill calling President Trump a white supremacist on Twitter. He felt that no action should be taken because of the context that Hill was in.
- Iger was also involved in the discussion regarding killing of Han Solo in The Force Awakens.