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Michael Witt <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 11 Jun 2007 18:12:07 +0100
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Date:    Mon, 11 Jun 2007 09:45:30 +0100
From:    Michael Chanan <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Bad News at the BFI

The BFI has announced that it has 'entered into discussions with a
number of
external partners' to take over their book publishing, in other words,
off the BFI imprint, allowing only a short and internal 28-day period of
consultation. This is the first stage of a 'realignment' which will
the BFI as we know it.

A letter of protest appeared in The Guardian on Saturday June 9, 2007
(,,2099050,00.html), signed by
BFI authors. For a full list of signatories and more information, see

Michael Chanan

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