Tech & society

Twitter Account Spoofs BP PR Efforts

Updated 25 May The advice is so old that it is trite: to conduct an effective crisis communications campaign, communicators have to be present and conversant in the channels/communities/media where they need to talk to people before disaster hits. And a second piece of advice is also so tired that it seems trite: secure your […]


InfoGraphic: Gulf Oil Explosion (Daily, 30 Days)

Updated 30 May It’s been more than 30 days since a BP explosion killed 11 employees and opened a pipe that is spewing vast quantities of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. On Thursday, BP acknowledged that the “leak” is greater than the official government estimate of 5,000 barrels (210,000 U.S. gallons) per day. Depending […]