Chevron Wins Again, Ecuador Told To End Extortion Against Oil Company

April 18th, 2019 8:43 AM
Chevron’s winning streak in the courtroom against Ecuador over rainforest pollution continued in April. So did the liberal media’s silence on the battle.

Filmmaker Debuts Play About Malfeasance In Lawsuit Against Chevron

May 3rd, 2018 10:05 AM
The saga of the environmental crusade against Chevron over pollution in Ecuador will be coming to San Francisco theater this month. Filmmaker and investigative journalist Phelim McAleer co-wrote the play The 18-Billion Prize, with Jonathan Lear. Broadway World described as a “shocking and at times farcical tale of how an environmental lawsuit turned into the world's biggest fraud.”

Chevron Victorious in $8.6 Billion Suit Again, Networks Silent

August 11th, 2016 4:13 PM
Oil giant Chevron won in court again as a federal appellate court recently upheld a 2014 ruling blocking enforcement of an $8.65 billion claim against the oil company. But just as they did in 2014, the broadcast evening news shows ignored the latest in a decades-old legal fight. Years earlier, CBS boosted the Ecuadorean battle against Chevron in a segment so biased Columbia Journalism Review’s “…

Chevron Attacker Still the Hero in Rolling Stone Hit Job

November 11th, 2014 3:55 PM
Just as some in the press finally realized and admitted to serious ethical breaches in the legal crusade against Chevron, left-wing journalist Alexander Zaitchik continued to try to make the oil company look criminal. And one major left-wing news operation bought into it.

Vanity Fair Used Polluted Journalism Against Chevron in Ecuador Story

September 4th, 2014 10:43 AM
In 2011, Steven Donziger, an activist lawyer won a multi-billion dollar lawsuit against Chevron environmental damage in Ecuador. But a U.S. district court ruled it a “fraud” in 2014, once it was apparent that Donziger’s own case was polluted and the award “obtained by corrupt means.” Now, new evidence released as part of Chevron’s counter-suit reveals that not only did Donziger unethically…

Evening News Shows Ignore Chevron's Win: Ecuador Ruling 'Fraud

March 6th, 2014 10:29 AM
In a huge victory for the second-largest U.S. oil company, a U.S. district judge ruled March 4, that a $9.5 billion award against Chevron by an Ecuadorean court was “obtained by corrupt means.” The massive figure had been lowered by Ecuador’s highest court in 2013 after an earlier decision against Chevron of $19 billion. The broadcast networks took no notice of the decision and failed to…

'60 Minutes' Promotes $27-Billion Leftist 'Fraud' Efforts Against Chev

May 4th, 2009 7:34 AM
When $27 billion is at stake, some companies would pay big bucks to win a PR battle, but one side of an environmental lawsuit doesn't have to, since CBS is pushing its position for free. On CBS's May 3 "60 Minutes," correspondent Scott Pelley, who once compared global-warming skepticism to Holocaust denial, gave the plaintiff of a $27-billion frivolous lawsuit against Chevron a public relations…