Whistle-blower exposes BP’s media stranglehold

“They Just Don’t Know Who They’re Messing With”
An ex-BP media wrangler in the Gulf blows the whistle on the company’s information stranglehold.
By Kate Sheppard

If you’ve been reading Mother Jones lately, you’ve heard about BP’s stranglehold on media access [1] in the Gulf, which has included preventing reporters from visting oil-soaked public beaches and barring its spill cleanup workers from talking to the press [2]. Now, one of BP’s ex-media enforcers is speaking out.

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