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Vive la différence

There were several speculative tête-à-têtes surrounding the changes to France Télévisions public TVgroup during November's idfa. It's no surprise that since the doc unit heads have shuffled, an editorial redirect is on its way. Rumor has it that the broadcasters are trying to differentiate their personalities from one another, with France 2
January 1, 2006

There were several speculative tête-à-têtes surrounding the changes to France Télévisions public TVgroup during November’s IDFA. It’s no surprise that since the doc unit heads have shuffled, an editorial redirect is on its way. Rumor has it that the broadcasters are trying to differentiate their personalities from one another, with France 2 heading towards history and science specials, France 3 covering contemporary social and political docs, and France 5 staying strong with educational fare. Watch this space for more info.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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