Dow Jones picks up the Disney comments:
Picture This: Steve Jobs Running Disney
12:46 (Dow Jones) One of the more interesting aspects about the potential Disney (DIS) deal to buy Pixar (PIXR) is that Steve Jobs, who runs PIXR and Apple (AAPL), would become DIS’s largest shareholder. "Might there be succession issues?" Barry Ritholtz asks (http://bigpicture.typepad.com/).
"Recall that when Apple bought NeXT, they got Steve Jobs as a consultant. From that role, he eventually engineered his return as CEO. Will a Disney/Pixar deal give Jobs a springboard to eventually take over running Disney?"
Here’s a fascinating tidbit — this wasan’t a piece of research or commentary emailed out — it was strictly from the blog!
This is a new development in financial media — quoting blogs . . .