How Journalists and Environmentalists are Co-opted As Corporate Spies

The Campaign for Justice in Ecuador

This isn’t breaking news, but has a great piece (via the Atlantic) on the story of a young, idealistic journalist who was offered the opportunity to be paid a mint ($20k) to take a dream trip through indigenous parts of Ecuador, and turned it down when she realized she was essentially being recruited as a corporate spy because of her credible journalistic background. Check it out.

Photo credit: ChevronToxico, The Campaign for Justice in Ecuador

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