ABC Report: The Mouse Keeps Messes In-House

Last week DAVID WESTIN, chairman of ABC News, killed a 20/20 news story critical of ABC's parent, the Walt Disney Co. The network said, "We were looking into a possible story concerning theme parks, which would have included, among others, Disney. A draft story was submitted that did not work." Indeed, the submitted story did mention other Orlando, Fla., parks, noting that theme parks tend to attract child molesters who seek to work at them. But the report singled out Disney as less responsive than other park operators to the problem. According to an ABC source familiar with the story, the...

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