So -- accountability, transparency, technology, corporate branding -- all in one package.
Thanks to Google, YouTube and PBS, a senior BP executive will finally take questions from Americans, provided they're sharp enough.
At 3:30 pm ET tomorrow, Ray Suarez of PBS's Newshour will sit down with BP's Bob Dudley.
PBS is using Google Moderator
, which allows viewers to submit and vote for questions they'd like to ask Dudley. . It'll be the first time since the Deepwater Horizon rig blew up that any senior BP executive has deigned to take questions.
A PBS news release encourages viewers to "pose questions on a variety of topics, including: BP Accountability, Relief Well Status, Clean-up Plan, Gulf Region Recovery, Government Role, Environmental Impact, Future of BP, Future of Offshore Drilling."
The interview will stream live on PBS's website
. Portions of it will air on the Newshour later in the evening.