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How you tell the story makes a difference. Our dedicated media team collaborates with authors, institutions, science media centers and journalists to communicate your work to fellow scientists and society.

Tips for Journalists

  • The organization’s name is written as PLOS and pronounced to rhyme with boss.
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  • Please include the name of the PLOS journal in your coverage.
  • Please include the link to the freely available online article (provided in the press release) so that readers can access the study easily.

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PLOS Public Relations

For inquiries about PLOS’ business, mission, initiatives and urgent media requests, especially research ethics questions, please contact:

  • David Knutson, Senior Manager, Communications, +1 651 260 8288 (Pacific time-zone)

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