Disney profit rises on media, parks growth

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Posted: May 08, 2012 11:02 PM

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's quarterly earnings rose as the company reported growth at its media networks such as sports powerhouse ESPN and its theme park business.

Disney posted net income of $1.1 billion for the fiscal second quarter, a 21 percent gain from a year earlier.

(Reporting by Lisa Richwine; Editing by Bernard Orr)