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Detroit mayor bans reality crews from filming police raids

Detroit mayor Dave Bing has placed a ban on reality shows following cops on police raids. The move comes in the aftermath of a raid that resulted in the death of a seven-year-old girl. A camera crew for The First 48 had been following the special-response team that was involved in the raid.
May 27, 2010

Detroit mayor Dave Bing has placed a ban on reality shows following cops on police raids. The move comes in the aftermath of a raid that resulted in the death of a seven-year-old girl. A camera crew for The First 48 had been following the special-response team that was involved in the raid.

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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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