Gulf Oil Tragedy06/12/10 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
"Mac" McClleland, who is the Mother Jones' human rights reporter, covered Hurricane Katrina and is now back in the Louisiana territory covering the BP Gulf disaster.
"Mac", through her twittering and blogging, was one of the first reporters to show and note the arrival of the oil in the marsh lands. She reported vividly about the efforts of BP to keep any coverage and pictures of the Gulf from getting out. Mac is the author of For Us Surrender is Out of the Question: A Story from Burma's Never-Ending War. Her work has appeared in outlets including The Nation, The Daily Beast Orion, Alter Net and others