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BBC Trust announces new limits to BBCW activity

The BBC Trust has announced the results of an 18-month review of the mandate for BBC Worldwide, which calls for assorted changes to the commercial arm's remit. Among the activities curbed for BBCW by the Trust are mergers and acquisitions and investments in non-BBC branded channels such as Animal Planet.
November 25, 2009

The BBC Trust has announced the results of an 18-month review of the mandate for BBC Worldwide, which calls for assorted changes to the commercial arm’s remit. Among the activities curbed for BBCW by the Trust are mergers and acquisitions and investments in non-BBC branded channels such as Animal Planet.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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