Disney gambles future on playing catch-up with Netflix
12 November 2019 | 11:53 am
The launch of Disney+ on Tuesday means the media giant can reach consumers without the need for pricey distribution deals. The battle for viewers is increasingly against gaming platforms and social media.
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