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Ofcom censures ITV for not making sponsorship of doc clear

Ofcom has censured ITV for airing a doc series on policing without making it clear that it was fully funded by the Home Office, The Press Gazette reports. The doc series in question is Beat: Life On The Street produced by Twofour.
January 26, 2009

Ofcom has censured ITV for airing a doc series on policing without making it clear that it was fully funded by the Home Office, The Press Gazette reports. The doc series in question is Beat: Life On The Street produced by Twofour.

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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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