What a Tangled Web They Weave

After being caught with their pants down numerous times when it comes to facts versus factoids, SSA Marine’s subsidiary Pacific International Terminals PR team is at it again. But this time, even the bought-and-paid-for factoids aren’t enough to save the company that got busted in 2011 for knowingly and illegally bulldozing a Native American archeological site at the Cherry Point location of its proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal. As Sandra Robson reports in a guest editorial at The Northern Light, GPT advertisements in local newspapers continue to cherry-pick favorable factoids from studies, leaving out key information GPT determines unfavorable.

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