Why This Op-Ed by BP in Politico Turned Out Terribly for Both Companies

by Joe Lazauskas
The Los Angeles Times called it “a corporate advertisement presented as ‘opinion.’” The Washington Post condemned it as “free native advertising.” New York magazine, Newsweek, and the The New Republic, among other news outlets, all criticized it. This past Tuesday, Politico ran “No, BP Didn’t Ruin the Gulf,” an op-ed piece claiming the damage caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horiz ...Read the full article

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