News Media Coverage
News Media Coverage Summary ACS 246th National Meeting Indianapolis, Ind. September 8-12, 2013
Coverage for the 246th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Indianapolis totaled nearly 1.3 billion views, resulting from ACS Office of Public Affairs’ (OPA) press releases, press conferences and other news media resources. News stories appeared in newspapers, magazines, online news sites, blogs and newsletters, and on cable and commercial TV networks, local TV stations and radio stations. In addition, researchers featured in the OPA national meeting releases often had high praise for the process:
“The ACS news media publicity has taken impressive steps to bring the beauty, excitement and value of scientific research and education to the public as well as to other scientists. My talk and ensuing ACS press conference clearly resonated with many including other media as evident with interviews on radio ABC Australia Pacific Beat and on National Public Radio Science Friday with Ira Flatow. Collectively these all profoundly impacted those in need of new ideas to address their health issues as I have received numerous e-mails from many patients and many other requests for information…”
–– Paul A. Wender, Ph.D., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
We are delighted to share highlights of the coverage, with links to a sampling of the stories.