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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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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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