A Critical Analysis of The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Company, which started as a cartoon studio in 1923 by its namesake, Walt Disney is a major player in the media landscape of the world today. Through subsidiaries and affiliates in the form of media networks, theme parks, studio entertainment, and more recent streaming platforms, Disney has been a key player in exporting American culture globally. Several largescale expansions, acquisitions, and consistent positive net earnings in their annual reports for the last three fiscal years highlights their long-term financial success. This report analyzes Walt Disney Company’s history, acquisitions and subsidiaries, and revenues to showcase its role as an American powerhouse that successfully exports cultural capital around the world.