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Channel 4 cuts back on ‘Dispatches’ programs

According to reports, Channel 4 is planning to cut back on the amount of docs commissioned for its doc strand 'Dispatches.' The strand will air 35 docs in 2010, in comparison to 40 in previous years. Despite this cut, C4 says it will maintain its overall budget for the strand for this year.
January 14, 2010

According to reports, Channel 4 is planning to cut back on the amount of docs commissioned for its doc strand ‘Dispatches.’ The strand will air 35 docs in 2010, in comparison to 40 in previous years. Despite this cut, C4 says it will maintain its overall budget for the strand for this year.

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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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