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Monday, January 20, 2014

Social and traditional media success with Newswise

“Spirituality and Religion May Protect Against Major Depression…” This release from Columbia University, Teachers College, went viral late last week with over 70,000 pageviews in a short period of time.  Many of these hits came from an influential user on Reddit

Following this viral exposure, numerous media outlets began publishing original articles about the news release from Columbia University, Techers College and the supporting research.  View clip report here (current as of 12:25 pm, January 20, 2014)

(Some clips appearing on this report may be a result of earlier promotion of the study published in JAMA Psychiatry in late December, 2013. Later clips dated after January 15, 2014 have a high probability of being a result of the Newswise-issued release.)

In addition to these approximately two dozen clips, the release was viewed by official Newswise press pass subscribers from nearly 50 media outlets, including:

CBS News
Fox 8 Cleveland
New York Post
Good Housekeeping
Harper’s Bazaar
Reader’s Digest
Scientific America
Self Magazine
Time Magazine
New Scientist
Dow Jones
Medical Daily
Medical News Today
Yahoo Health News

Talk to us about how your news can create this kind of opportunity on Newswise!  Email or call (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 434-296-9417

Posted by Thom Canalichio on 01/20/14 at 05:57 PM


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