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Thailand’s PM fired over cooking show

Looks like not everyone should star in factual TV shows. Thailand's Prime Minister was forced to resign over appearances on a cooking show that were deemed to violate the constitution. PM Samak Sundaravej hosted a popular cooking show for seven years before taking office.
September 9, 2008

Looks like not everyone should star in factual TV shows. Thailand’s Prime Minister was forced to resign over appearances on a cooking show that were deemed to violate the constitution. PM Samak Sundaravej hosted a popular cooking show for seven years before taking office.

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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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