The latest controversy stems from BP’s decision on Tuesday to appoint Ann Womack-Kolton, a former press officer for Dick Cheney, the former vice . May 25, · BP has retained the Brunswick Group, a firm specializing in crisis management, to deal with the accident response. BP also appointed former Brunswick employee Anne Womack Kolton as its new head of media relations. Kolton previously served as an aide to Vice President Dick Cheney and as spokesperson for the Bush Energy Department, neither of which was .
Jun 01, · BP, now officially responsible for the worst oil spill disaster in U.S. history, has hired former Vice President Dick Cheney 's campaign press secretary, Anne Womack-Kolton, to head its American public relations efforts. Womack is a former employee of the PR firm APCO Worldwide, perhaps best known for its work on behalf of the tobacco industry. In , Philip Morris hired APCO to orchestrate a massive national " tort reform " movement, and in , PM hired APCO . Jun 02, · An abbreviation of the Guardian quote, where Hayward simply refers to the spill as “tiny,” also regularly features in news reports. BP is beefing up its public relations .
To help stem the tide of bad press, BP has hired Anne Womack Kolton, former spokeswoman for Dick Cheney. With the oil spill only getting worse, it’s a bright idea for BP . Jun 02, · Dick Cheney's former campaign spokeswoman reportedly has been hired to run U.S. media relations for BP as the oil giant struggles to plug the massive leak in the Gulf of Mexico while fending off.
Jul 01, · Conspiracy Theories Behind BP Oil Spill in Gulf -- From Dick Cheney To UFOs. By David Phillips Updated on: July 1, / AM / MoneyWatch. Jun 01, · Anne Womack-Kolton, the campaign press secretary for Vice President Dick Cheney, began a new job today as BP's head of U.S. media relations, TPM reports. Reuters first reported BP's hiring of.
As if the water wasn’t deep — or oily — enough around British Petroleum’s public relations, the company has hired a former spokeswoman for Vice President Dick Cheney . Jul 25, · COMPASS members including Cheney wrote to President Clinton in to protest the Kyoto climate change treaty, concluding with the Zinger that Kyoto appeared to be "nothing more than a 'feel good' public relations ploy." BACKGROUND. Cheney once drew parallels between his role as CEO of Halliburton to his role as defense secretary.