Quote of the Day 9/29/2014

“We’ve got an entire trial being conducted in secret. Mr. Hamm is saying his divorce is a strictly personal matter, but apparently it’s not, because Continental says it will harm the company if the doors are opened. Meanwhile, on the website, Continental appears to be changing significant facts about itself.”

– Dr. Joey Senat, communications law specialist and associate professor at Oklahoma State University’s School of Media and Strategic Communication, on the divorce trial of Continental Resources oil baron Harold Hamm. A Reuters investigation found that company is changing history on its website to downplay Mr. Hamm’s role in the company’s success, thereby reducing what he would owe his wife in a divorce settlement (Source: http://reut.rs/1wQcysR).


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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