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Contact List (elected officials, and the media)

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This list was compiled by Wally and was taken from another thread.

Contact List

1) How to contact elected officials in the U.S.? http://www.usa.gov/Contact/Elected.shtml andhttp://www.ifamericansknew.org/about_us/congress.html

2) How to contact to members of the U.S. House of Representatives? http://govsm.com/w/House

3) How to contact members of the U.S. Senate? http://govsm.com/w/Senate

4) How to contact the U.S. President (Barack Obama)? http://www.wikihow.com/Contact-the-President-of-the-United-States

5) How to contact the U.S. Vice President (Joe Biden)?
http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/vice-president-biden and http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact

6) How to contact the U.S. Health and Human Services Department – Secretary Kathleen Sebelius?http://answers.usa.gov/system/templates/selfservice/USAGov/#!portal/1012/article/4599/United-States-Secretary-of-Health-and-Human-Services and https://twitter.com/HHSGov

7) How to contact the media? http://www.ifamericansknew.org/about_us/congress.html
and http://www.bitesizepr.com/how-to-contact-the-media/ and
http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/v...s-of-media-outlets-and-how-to-reach-them.html

National Television News

ABC NEWS:
47 W. 66 St. New York, NY 10023
Phone: 212-456-7777
D.C. Bureau phone: 202-222-7777
General e-mail: netaudr@abc.com
http://abcnews.go.com/Site/page/contact-abcnewscom-3068843
Facebook and Twitter – Check local ABC station affiliates for contact info.

ABC World News with Diane Sawyer:
Phone: 212-456-4040
Fax: 212-456-2795
E-mail: netaudr@abc.com
http://abcnews.go.com/Site/page/contact-abcnewscom-3068843
Facebook and Twitter: https://www.facebook.com/WorldNews
and https://twitter.com/DianeSawyer

Nightline:
1717 DeSales St., NW, Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-222-7000
E-mail: niteline@abc.com
http://abcnews.go.com/Site/page/contact-abcnewscom-3068843
Facebook and Twitter: https://www.facebook.com/nightline and https://twitter.com/Nightline

20/20:
147 Columbus Ave., 10th Floor, New York, NY 10023
Phone: 212-456-2020
Fax: 212-456-0533
E-mail: 2020@abc
http://abcnews.go.com/Site/page/contact-abcnewscom-3068843

ABC's Good Morning America:
147 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10023
Phone: 212-456-5900
Fax: 212-456-7257
E-mail: netaudr@abc.com
http://abcnews.go.com/Site/page/contact-abcnewscom-3068843
Facebook and Twitter: https://www.facebook.com/GoodMorningAmerica and https://twitter.com/GMA andhttps://twitter.com/RobinRoberts

CBS News
524 W. 57 St., New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-975-4321
Fax: 212-975-1893
D.C. Bureau phone: 202-457-4385
http://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/feedback/fb_news_form.shtml
Facebook and Twitter: https://www.facebook.com/CBSNews and https://twitter.com/CBSNews

CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley
524 West 57th St.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-975-3691 or 202-457-4385
Fax: 212-975-1893
E-mail: http://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/feedback/fb_news_form.shtml
Facebook and Twitter:

CBS This Morning:

Phone: 212-975-2824
Fax: 212-975-7133 or 212-975-2033
E-mail: http://www.cbs.com/feedback
Facebook and Twitter: https://www.facebook.com/CBSThisMorning
and https://twitter.com/CBSThisMorning

60 Minutes:
555 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019-2985
Phone: 212-975-2006
Fax: 212-757-6975
E-mail: http://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/feedback/fb_news_form.shtml
Facebook and Twitter:

Primetime:

E-mail:
Facebook and twitter: https://www.facebook.com/nightline and https://twitter.com/Nightline

CNBC: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/contact-information-509333
900 Sylvan Avenue
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632
Phone: (201) 735-2622
Fax: (201) 583-5453
Email: info@cnbc.com
https://register.cnbc.com/email/EmailSupport.jsp

CNN
One CNN Center, Box 105366, Atlanta, GA 30303-5366
Phone: 404-827-1500
Fax: 404-827-1906
E-mail: cnn.feedback@cnn.com
http://www.cnn.com/feedback/forms/form5.html?106
Facebook and Twitter:

CNN Washington Bureau
820 First St. N.E., Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-898-7900
Fax: 202-898-7923
E-mail: http://www.cnn.com/feedback/
Facebook and Twitter:

Crossfire

Phone: 202-898-7655
Fax: 202-898-7611
E-mail: http://www.cnn.com/feedback/
Facebook and Twitter:

Larry King Live

Phone: 202-898-7690
Fax: 202-898-7686
E-mail: http://www.cnn.com/feedback/
Facebook and Twitter:

Fox News Channel
1211 Ave. of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 301-3000
Fax: (212) 301-4229
Email: comments@foxnews.com
Facebook and Twitter:

MSNBC
One MSNBC Plaza
Secaucus, NJ 07094
Phone: (201) 583-5000
Fax: (201) 583-5453
Email: world@msnbc.com
Facebook and Twitter:

NBC
30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112
Phone: 212-664-4444
Fax: 212-664-4426
E-mail:
Facebook and Twitter:

Washington Bureau
4001 Nebraska Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016
Phone: 202-885-4200
Fax: 202-362-2009
E-mail:
Facebook and Twitter:

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams

Phone: 212-664-4971 or 202-885-4259
Fax: 202-362-2009
E-mail: nightly@nbc.com
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/29104230-nbc_nightly_news_with_brian_williams/#.Ut0qIbSIZLM
Facebook and Twitter:

NBC News' Today

Phone: 212-664-4602 or 202-885-4231
Fax: 212-664-4426
E-mail: today@nbc.com
http://www.today.com/id/29041920/ns/today/#.Ut0wQbSIZLM
Facebook and Twitter:

Dateline NBC

Phone: 212-664-7501
Fax: 212-664-7864
E-mail: dateline@nbc.com
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/10285339
Facebook and Twitter
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Public Broadcasting

PBS
1320 Braddock Place, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-739-5000
Fax: 703-739-8458
E-mail:
Facebook and Twitter

The News Hour with Jim Lehrer
3620 South 27th St., Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: 703-998-2150
E-mail: newshour@pbs.org
Facebook and Twitter:

National Public Radio
635 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001-3753
Phone: 202-513-2000
Fax: 202-513-3329
E-mail: Jeffrey Dvorkin, Ombudsman ombudsman@npr.org
Facebook and Twitter:

All Things Considered

Phone: 202-513-2110
E-mail: atc@npr.org
Facebook and Twitter

Morning Edition

Phone: 202-513-2150
Fax: 202-513-3329
E-mail: morning@npr.org
Facebook and Twitter:
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National Newspapers

Los Angeles Times
202 West First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: 800-528-4637 or 213-237-5000
Fax: 213-237-4712
E-mail: letters@latimes.com
Facebook and Twitter:

New York Times
229 W. 43rd St., New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-556-1234
Fax: 212-556-3690
D.C. Bureau phone: 202-862-0300
E-mail: letters@nytimes.com
Facebook and Twitter

USA Today
1000 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22229
Phone: 800-872-0001 or 703-276-3651
Fax: 703-247-3108
E-mail: editor@usatoday.com
Facebook and Twitter

Wall Street Journal
200 Liberty St., New York, NY 10281
Phone: 212-416-2000
Fax: 212-416-2658
E-mail: editors@interactive.wsj.com
Facebook and Twitter

Washington Post
1150 15th St., NW, Washington, DC 20071
Phone: 202-334-6000
Fax: 202-334-5269
E-mail: ombudsman@washpost.com
Facebook and Twitter

Associated Press
50 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020
Phone: 212-621-1500
Fax: 212-621-7523
D.C. Bureau phone: 202-776-9400
Facebook and Twitter

San Francisco Chronicle
901 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
Local: (415) 777-1111
USA Toll Free: (866) 732-4766
E-mail: metro@sfchronicle.com
Facebook and Twitter:


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Magazines

Newsweek
251 W 57th Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-445-4000
Fax: 212-445-5068
E-mail: letters@newsweek.com
Facebook and Twitter

Time
Time & Life Bldg., Rockefeller Center, New York, NY 10020
Phone: 212-522-1212
Fax: 212-522-0323
E-mail: letters@time.com

U.S. News & World Report
1050 Thomas Jefferson St., Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 202-955-2000
Fax: 202-955-2049
E-mail: letters@usnews.com
 

minkeygirl

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Thanks Kina. Is there some kind of boiler plate letter for those of us who can't form a coherent sentence?

I'd love to contact people but right now I'm a blithering idiot and it would really help me if I had something to use as a starting point.
 
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Compared to the other news outlets, the following is a small organization but this means they also might be more interested in our story. :) The news group is alternet.org and the contact page is here: http://www.alternet.org/feedback

Thank you, Wally and Kina.
 
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Subject: Specific media outlets' (and/or journalists') attitude toward ME/CFS

As a more long-term project, it might prove useful to collect info (and/or devise a rating) regarding media (specific media outlets' - and/or journalists') attitude toward ME/CFS.

For example, during the HHS-IOM marriage and honeymoon, The Atlantic published a piece on conversion disorder: "What Witchcraft Is Facebook? Mass psychogenic illness--historically known as 'mas hysteria'--is making a comeback" - by budding journalist, Laura Dimon.

The article was published on September 11th, and Dimon freqently cites Robert Bartholomew, who (though not mentioned in the article) has coincidently worked with Wessely on theories of mass hysteria influenced by "the" September 11 attacks. (More info here, post 14: http://forums.phoenixrising.me/inde...vents-of-the-hhs-contract-with-the-iom.25933/)

When I recently/quickly/superficially searched The Atlantic for "CFS", this embarrassingly-sloppy, 2012 article http://www.theatlantic.com/health/a...ome-real-weird-and-mysterious-as-ever/256627/ by Alice G. Walton, PhD appeared. (Compare this especially to the quality of David Tuller's recent Buzzfeed article on CFS.)

The Atlantic is owned by a self-described neocon, who moved the magazine from Boston to Washington D.C. in recent years. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Atlantic#Ownership

I understand that long-time advocates may already have a good sense of media friends and foes.

I also saw a not-so-well-done (non-English language) media analysis of CFS done by students sometime ago. But this at least suggests that other journalism/linguistic students somewhere might at some point also want to analyze the pop-media presentation (and evolution) of ME/CFS.

I can start a new thread for this - if interest is shown. Thanks!

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Buzzfeed editorial contact page: http://www.buzzfeed.com/about/contact

For others issues and requests write:
BuzzFeed, Inc.
200 5th Ave
8th Floor
New York, NY 10010
 
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mfairma

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Having a list of friendly journalists would be useful, but most useful would be a list of journalists from magazines and websites who write long-form coverage of health and science events.
 

Wally

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I had not seen this thread until today, but I wanted to let you know that the list included at the top of this thread was just a first draft shared to give people an idea of the number of ways that the patient community can reach out to get our voices heard. An updated version of this list was going to be used for a "virtual" demonstration day that was to have occurred on Jan. 27th the same day as the IOM meeting. Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties in putting in place the updated version of the contact list, which was to include templates for information that could be conveyed to each contact on this list and the tech problems with YouTube and Google Chat, the "virtual" demonstration had to be postponed. Wally attempted to clone his/herself that day to fix those nasty tech problems, but my cloning techniques also failed. :cry:

The good news is that the "virtual" demonstration of ME/CFS patient voices has only been postponed and has not gone down in flames. Work is underway to roll out this advocacy effort in the next few weeks. Information will be posted both on this Forum and on other social media sites, so you will be given lots of time to get yourself ready to join in what should be an empowering and unique day for patients and their supporters to reach out and touch the outside world with their "invisible" voices. I like to think of the "virtual" demonstration as being a way to bring the "Mall" to people in our community who would never be able to march on the real world "Mall". :cool:

If you have any suggestions of contacts to add or delete from the list identified in this thread, feel free to send them my way.

Wally
 

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Hey everyone, I have an idea for how we can maybe get noticed. I am going to type up the most convincing email that I can possibly compose about why CFS needs to be covered in the media, and I am going to go through and send it individually to every single one of the email addresses listed above. I am not going to include all of those addresses in one single email though, I am going to send an individual copy of my message to each address, because I do not wan the news organization to be able to open it and see that I also sent it to so many other organizations. Sure, that might take a whole day to accomplish, but then I am going to send the emails through this app: http://www.boomeranggmail.com/l/how-to-send-recurring-emails.html
The app lets you set it so the email will resend itself at the same time every single day until you get a response, or even still after you get a response if you want to set it that way. If that app isnt compatible with your email, you can google it and find one that is. Now if I do this myself I might still never get a positive response, but if we get about 1,000 people from PR to all do it, and every one of those organizations receives 1,000 messages from 1,000 different people every single day about how terrible CFS is and how badly our community needs them to give us a voice, there is no way they will deny us in the long run. The dam will break eventually. If you see this message and like it please share it other places on Phoenix Rising, ideally I would like all of our members to see it. I just want to make sure that we do all we can to help each other and give ourselves a voice!