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Warner Brothers to cut 800 employees

Despite the success of blockbuster The Dark Knight, Warner Brothers Entertainment is planning to cut 800 employees, mostly in the information technology and support services sectors. The cost reduction move is said to be linked to the downtrodden economy.
January 21, 2009

Despite the success of blockbuster The Dark Knight, Warner Brothers Entertainment is planning to cut 800 employees, mostly in the information technology and support services sectors. The cost reduction move is said to be linked to the downtrodden economy.

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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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