Press Coverage


USING CUTTING EDGE WEB, BRANDING & MARKETING TECHNIQUES BE SCOFIELD'S WORK HAS LED TO INTERNATIONAL PRESS COVERAGE OF CULTS

Be Scofield’s independent reporting has received over 1 million views in the last 1-2 years alone and stories have been written based on her work in front page articles on The Guardian, CNN, Daily Mail, CBC, New Zealand Herald, Die Zeit and more. Coverage of her work has garnered millions of views worldwide and has led to the shutting down of large cults and exposing widespread sexual abuse within the tantra scene. Barcroft TV and VICE produced short documentaries about Bentinho Massaro as a result of her story on him. In total there are over 75 stories written in 40 countries based on Be’s work.  

DOCUMENTARIES  

BARCROFT: ‘Cult’ Leader Claims He Can Change The Weather  

VICE: The Controversial Guru Who Wants to ‘Upgrade Civilization’  

JEZEBEL: Inside the Thai Spiritual Haven Run by an Alleged Sexual Abuser  


SELECTED COVERAGE  

PLAYBOY: When Spirituality Goes Viral (Bentinho Massaro)  

THE GUARDIAN: ‘Under Swami’s spell’: 14 tourists claim sexual assault by guru at Thai yoga retreat  

DE VOLKSKRANT: If tantra tends to sexual abuse: five former students about The New Tantra

TOOFAB: From Wu-Tang to HBO to Spokesman for the Gods  

THE GUARDIAN: Thailand’s Agama yoga school to close after sexual assault claims  

THE DAILY MAIL: Meet the glamorous American cult leader nicknamed the Gucci Guru  

CNN GREECE: Thailand: Guru yoga is accused of raping his disciples  

AZCENTRAL: Bentinho Massaro’s Sedona Experiment: How the search for enlightenment led to a digital cult  

NEW ZEALAND HERALD: Kiwis speak about yoga leader, Swami Vivekananda Saraswati, at Thailand yoga retreat Agama  

CBC: ‘It was brainwashing’: Canadian speaks out about yoga guru accused of sexual assault  

COSTA RICA STAR: Controversial U.S “Spiritual Guru” Teal Swan Will Offer Workshops at her Costa Rica Center in July  

DE ZEIT: Namaste, My Rapist  

MORE COVERAGE:  

COCONUTS.CO: Being Broken: Years of Sexual Abuse Alleged at Agama Yoga  

THE THAIGER: Agama Yoga on Koh Phangan raided by Thai police  

KO PHANGAN NEWS: Agama Yoga Center on Koh Pha-Ngan raided by Thai Military and Police  

KO PHANGAN NEWS: Agama Yoga Founder Swami Vivekananda accused of sexual assault  

THE THAIGER: Agama Yoga founder Swami Vivkenanda accused of sexual assault  

KO PHANGAN NEWS: Agama Yoga founder flees amidst sexual assault accusations  

ZONE SAMUI: Women blame Koh Phangan yoga teacher for sexual assault 

EESTI EKSPRESS (7/25/18): Students blame Tantra Guru for Abusive Practices & Rape& 

OHTULEHT (7/25/18): Students Blame Tantra Guru for Rape  

DELFI (7/27/18): The world-famous guru is accused of sexual harassment