ProCon.org was referenced by the media (including scholarly journals) 344 times in 2013 and over 1,400 times since our beginning in 2004. Some of those references include the New York Times, BBC, CNN, 60 Minutes, New England Journal of Medicine, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, Slate, Houston Chronicle, PBS, Associated Press, Fox News, USA Today, several radio stations, and more.
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The Oswegonian, the student nespaper for the State University of New York at Oswego, referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Christina Madera titled "Legalize Marijuana for Recreational Use ."
Santa Monica Daily Press / Santa Monica, CA - Oct. 15, 2014
Santa Monica Daily Press referenced Local ElectionsProCon.org in an article by Kelsey Fowler titled "Squirm Night Highlights Candidate Positions." The author wrote, "About 200 to 250 people attended throughout the evening sponsored by ProCon.org, which saw candidates addressing controversial issues in the city, with the occasional rare direct answer."
Annenberg Media Center / Los Angeles, CA - Oct. 14, 2014
The article featured an interview with ProCon.org President and Managing Editor Kamy Akhavan discussing our latest website. The author wrote, "Santa Monica based ProCon.org, a sponsor of the Santa Monica Daily Press' Squirm Night, is developing an interactive survey that shows voters which candidate shares their values. The surveys are the organization’s flagship product and the Santa Monica election will be the first time the system has been applied to a local election following successful implementation in the 2008 and 2012 presidential races."
Momentum, the magazine for the National MS Society, referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article titled "Thinking about Trying Medical Marijuana?" The article recommended that readers come to our site for more information.
Reading Eagle / Reading, PA - Oct. 1, 2014
Reading Eagle referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an editorial article titled "Pennsylvania Won't Approve Cannabis Measure This Year." The article cited pros and cons of medical marijuana "according to ProCon.org, a nonprofit organization the goal of which is to provide resources for critical thinking and to educate without bias."
Times-Picayune referenced School Uniforms ProCon.org in an article by Danielle Dreilinger titled "From ProCon.org: Are School Uniforms a Good Idea?" The article stated, "The nonpartisan website ProCon.org presents the school uniforms debate this month. Along with the arguments, there are some pretty stunning stats... The ProCon mini-site is worth a read, especially if you like footnotes."
Philly.com / Philadelphia, PA - Sep. 12, 2014
Philly.com referenced Prostitution ProCon.org in an article by Morgan Zalot titled "Forced into Sex, Then Victimized by the System." The article stated, "In New Jersey, although the penalties worsen with repeat offenses like in Pennsylvania, the maximum penalty, according to ProCon.org, an organization that aggregates information on social issues, is 18 months in jail and/or a fine."
Becker's Hospital CFO / Chicago, IL - Sep. 8, 2014
PBS' POV series referenced AbortionProCon.org in its lesson plan to accompany a film titled After Tiller, a movie about doctors who continued to provide abortions after the 2009 assassination of Dr. George Tiller. The lesson plan said of ProCon.org, "To encourage critical thinking and civil discourse, this nonpartisan website provides summaries of debates over controversial issues."
The Times of Israel / Jerusalem, Israel - Sep. 1, 2014
ESPN linked to Medical MarijuanaProCon.org in an article by Kevin Seifert titled "Marijuana Policy Is behind Times." The author wrote, "This website offers a balanced look at research on the effectiveness of marijuana as a pain reliever."
SFGate.com, the website for the San Francisco Chronicle, linked to Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Debra J. Saunders titled "Marijuana Prohibition Doesn't Work."
Daily Californian / Berkeley, CA - July 28, 2014
Daily Californian, an independent student newspaper serving the University of California at Berkeley campus, linked to Prostitution ProCon.org in an editorial article by the senior editorial board titled "Legalize Prostitution Now."
Newsmax / National - July 28, 2014
Newsmax referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Melissa Clyne titled "Quinnipiac Poll: Floridians High on Legal Marijuana." The author wrote, "According to ProCon.org, 23 states and the District of Columbia have legal medical marijuana, and a host of others are considering recreational use laws."
The article featured an interview with ProCon.org President and Managing Editor Kamy Akhavan, stating in part: "Once these people reach a critical mass of information from mainstream sources, they feel the need for more and search outside the big outlets, says Kamy Akhavan, president and managing editor of ProCon.org, an LA-based news site devoted to the principle of presenting the arguments on both sides of important issues of the day."
The article was reprinted by Yahoo! News on July 15, 2014.
PBS linked to Israeli-Palestinian ConflictProCon.org in a lesson plan for PBS Learning Media titled "Making a Difference in the Midst of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict." The lesson plan states, "This website features a variety of information, including statistics, maps, timelines and pro and con statements related to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict."