I really really really hope that the LA Times is wrong... Tom is a smart guy, but totally a suit that would gut the company. (I agree on the 2nd one - this is another example of Disney Internet Group completely wasting money to keep themselves relevant)
LA Times January 2, 2007. Every year they make Entertainment predictions - they had 2 for disney
Staggs for president. Walt Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger is in no hurry to name a president, but the board's incoming chairman makes succession an issue. Iger bypasses the higher-profile hotshot Anne Sweeney, who oversees the Disney Channel and ABC, in favor of Chief Financial Officer Tom Staggs, who is well liked on Wall Street.
A MySpace for kids. Walt Disney Co. launches a social networking site for children, hoping that tykes take to it as teens did to MySpace. But like its ToonTown multi-player game for kids, the initiative gets little traction. Toddlers drawn to Disney characters such as Winnie and Mickey do not spend their days at the keyboard.