Film Review: The Big Fix exposes BP's efforts to minimize awareness of North America's biggest oil spill. In the weeks after the Deepwater Horizon platform exploded and oil began pouring into the Gulf of Mexico, filmmaker Josh Tickell was in touch with folks back home in Louisiana. The stories they told about the spill were very different from what he was hearing in the mainstream media. So Josh and his wife Rebecca hired a film crew and drove south to find out for themselves what was going … [Read more...]
About Valerie Schloredt
Valerie Schloredt is an Assistant Editor at YES! Magazine. She grew up in Seattle, studied English and journalism at the University of Washington, then moved to the U.K. During 25 years in London, she worked as a writer, communications manager, and editor. She also raised a daughter, created a garden, renovated a flat, and organized a leaseholder’s association.