April 19, 2010 | Mark Paradies

West Virginia Coal Mine Explosion Gets Lots of Bad Press

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Journalism.org reported that the “Mine Accident Captivates Media.” See:

http://www.journalism.org/index_report/pej_news_coverage_index_april_511_2010

The costs of an accident can go way beyond the direct costs. In this case, Massey will have a tough time recovering any kind of positive image after all this bad press. This will impact their stock price, borrowing, and hiring in the years to come.

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