Gabriel San Roman
Disney Summons 'Song of the South' in Boosting Worker Harmony [Alt-Disney]
Updated: Aug 13, 2020
Every month, Disneyland stuffs the Orange County Register with a “Resort Reporter” insert. The sponsored content focuses on what the daily newspaper’s otherwise-copious coverage of the theme park doesn’t: promoting the ideal of cast-member harmony. That spirit marked the front page of last month’s edition, with workers smiling during a weeklong cast celebration also marking the July anniversaries of Disneyland and Splash Mountain; the only black worker pictured held up a “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah” sign for the log ride’s 30th birthday.
The Song of the South rose again.
Read more on my latest OC Weekly Alt-Disney Column out on newsstands today!