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Naomi Klein takes name off of ‘Shock Doctrine’ doc

Naomi Klein has asked to have her name removed from the documentary based on her book The Shock Doctrine. The doc, directed by Michael Winterbottom, which has screened at the Berlin Film Festival earlier this year, will not contain Klein's name in the credits when it screens on More4 as Klein and the filmmaker had very different visions of the story.
August 31, 2009

Naomi Klein has asked to have her name removed from the documentary based on her book The Shock Doctrine. The doc, directed by Michael Winterbottom, which has screened at the Berlin Film Festival earlier this year, will not contain Klein’s name in the credits when it screens on More4 as Klein and the filmmaker had very different visions of the story.

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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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