How to Get Media Attention


There are many ways to get media attention for your campaign. We suggest that at the very least, you email a press advisory about your petition to your local media. MoveOn will provide you will a sample press advisory and a local media list. You can also write letters to the editor of your local newspaper, visit with editorial boards, write an op-ed, or hold a news conference when you deliver your petition.

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Why earn media coverage?

Generating local media on progressive issues is a major part of how MoveOn Councils put pressure on public officials and demonstrate widespread support for our issues. Here's why generating local media on your issue is so important:

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