A Tale of Two BPs

A Tale of Two BPs

Three weeks ago today, I penned a post on how to recognize a crisis…before it mushrooms into a full blown corporate meltdown. The news hook for the post involved a seemingly isolated explosion on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 workers, but had yet to assume the catastrophic environmental and […]

Money Where Your Mouth Isn’t

Money Where Your Mouth Isn’t

Earlier this week, this blog echoed the report on the Pentagon’s intended hiring of an ABC-TV newsman to “show progress in Iraq” through “better press relations.” Yesterday, in a not-unrelated post, Kevin Grandia, writing on desmogblog, astutely pointed out how ExxonMobil’s words don’t gibe with its actions when it comes to the issue of global […]