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Sky News and C4 win International Emmys for coverage of Taliban in Pakistan

The news and current affairs International Emmy Award winners have been announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and both have gone to UK coverage of the Taliban in Pakistan.
September 28, 2010

The news and current affairs International Emmy Award winners have been announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and both have gone to UK coverage of the Taliban in Pakistan. Sky News Pakistan – Terror’s Front Line won the news category for its presentation of exclusive coverage that revealed the Taliban are in control of a large part of Pakistan, while Dispatches – Pakistan’s Taliban Generation won the current affairs category. The Dispatches special was produced by October Film for Channel 4, and investigated the effect of the war on terror on children.

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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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