Mickey Mouse is still Mickey Mouse, but
is no longer the company it once was. The icon of American culture, which in its heyday regularly steamrolled Wall Street's expectations as it churned out top-notch entertainment, is struggling to redefine itself as an evolving society threatens to make its core business less relevant.
This five-part series, which runs through Friday, takes a look at the challenges facing Disney as it tries to reverse its recently flagging fortunes.
Wednesday, April 28
Part 1: Looking for the Missing Magic
Part 2: Cartoons in a Swoon
Thursday, April 29
Part 3: Kids Aren't Clicking With Mickey
Part 4: The Cynical Child vs. Snow White
Friday, April 30
Part 5: Viacom Unit Nicks Walt's Audience