Friday, September 11, 2009

World Media Attention on Pittsburgh Region from G-20 Highlights Economic Turnaround, High Quality of Life

The Pittsburgh Region has been featured extensively in the national and international news media since the announcement of the G-20 Summit on Sept. 24-25, 2009. Many of them visited the region in the weeks leading up to the event, and many stayed after it ended. They continue to publish a wide range of reports.

Here's a list of articles and media packages that have appeared in national and international publications and websites in connection with the Pittsburgh Summit.

Watch this space as the list grows, and please send links to other articles you may find to tcbuell@versopartners.com.

PITTSBURGH'S TRANSFORMATION
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader 5-10
http://bit.ly/96Fh1l


PITTSBURGH: OBAMA'S CHOICE FOR G20
Luxe Magazine (France) 11-09
http://www.luxe-magazine.com/48-3830-Pittsburgh_Pennsylvania_Obamas_choice_for_G20&c=

PITTSBURGH’S ARTISTIC RENAISSANCE
The Economist (UK) – Intelligent Life 10-10-09
http://www.moreintelligentlife.com/content/yael-friedman/pittsburghs-artistic-renaissance

CHINESE COMMUNITY FINDS A PLEASING LIFESTYLE IN PITTSBURGH
China Daily 9-24-09
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2009-09/24/content_8728807.htm

PITTSBURGH: FROM GRIME TO GLAM
CNN 9-24-09
http://edition.cnn.com/2009/TRAVEL/09/24/pittsburgh.neighborhoods.travel/index.html

PITTSBURGH IS A CITY WHICH OVERCAME ITS OWN CRISIS BY REDEFINING ITSELF
Deutsche Welle (German TV) 9-24-09
http://www.dw-world.de/popups/popup_single_mediaplayer/0,,4720262_type_video_struct_12525_contentId_4721700,00.html

PITTSBURGH SHOWS HOW THE RUST BELT CAN BE POLISHED UP
Host of G-20 Summit Has Evolved
Washington Post 9-24-09
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/story/2009/09/24/ST2009092401741.html

SUMMIT SPOTLIGHTS 'STEEL CITY'S' EXTREME MAKEOVER
National Public Radio 9-24-09
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=113148714&sc=fb&cc=fp

LIFTING PITTSBURGH'S STEEL CURTAIN
G-20 summiteers will find cultural cred, natural wonders and one of the 'best views in America'
Toronto Star 9-24-09
http://www.thestar.com/Travel/NorthAmerica/article/699164

CITY OF STEEL TURNS TO NUCLEAR TECH TO BOOST ECONOMY
China Daily – US Edition 9-20-09
http://www.chinadailyusa.com/2009/september/20/city-steel-turns-nuclear-tech-boost-economy.html

DREAMING OF PITTSBURGH
On The Eve Of The G-20 Summit, A Native Son Finds A City Moving Toward The Future But Longing For Its Past
Wall Street Journal 9-18-09
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203440104574403323009098550.html

THE REVIVAL OF PITTSBURGH - LESSONS FOR THE G20
The Economist 9-17-09
http://www.economist.com/world/unitedstates/displaystory.cfm?story_id=14460542

IN PITTSBURGH, IT TAKES JUST 17 SYLLABLES TO TELL THE G-20 HOW YOU REALLY FEEL

Wall Street Journal 9-17-09
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125303596299912693.html

SPARKLING PITTSBURGH, LATEST G20 HOST, NEEDS NEW NICKNAME
Christian Science Monitor 9-14-09
http://features.csmonitor.com/economyrebuild/2009/09/14/sparkling-pittsburgh-latest-g20-host-needs-new-nickname/

MEET GERMANY IN PITTSBURGH
German Embassy 9-11-09
http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/en/10__Press__Facts/03__Infocus/08__G20__Pittsburgh/G20__Pittsburgh__S.html

PITTSBURGH, CITTA DELLA FUTURO (CITY OF THE FUTURE)
Corriere Della Sera (Milan Evening Courier) 9-10-09
http://www.corriere.it/esteri/09_settembre_10/io_donna_pittsburgh_66660620-9e2a-11de-8f8c-00144f02aabc.shtml

PITTSBURGH MAYOR – EXCITED AND READY TO HOST THE G-20
Chicago Tribune 9-10-09
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-tc-nw-g20-0909-0910sep10,0,2407267.story
Associated Press 9-9-09 (Distributed worldwide)
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iAVlO9Fym7xMTRiZnBPPzhiiDmXQD9AJTQN01

PITTSBURGH COMPANIES SEEK TO CAPITALIZE ON G-20 (AP)
China Daily 9-6-09
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2009-09/08/content_8665148.htm
Taiwan News 9-6-09
http://www.etaiwannews.com/etn/news_content.php?id=1050437&lang=eng_news&cate_img=logo_world&cate_rss=WORLD_eng
(This article by the Associated Press also appeared on websites of the Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News, Salon.com, MSNBC, Google and other publications)

BUSINESS FOCUS – PITTSBURGH
Spirit Magazine – Southwest Airlines 9-09
http://www.spiritmag.com/uploads/pdf/sas/0909/Spirit09_Pittsburgh.pdf

PITTSBURGH G-20 MEETING IS ABOUT ACTION, NOT SYMBOLISM
Philadelphia Inquirer/Daily News 8-26-09
http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/phillyinc/Pittsburgh_G-20_meeting_is_about_action_not_symbolism.html

PITTSBURGH, AN INTERNATIONAL BACKGROUND FOR G-20 SUMMIT
National Public Radio 8-15-09
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=111917234

CITY OF STEEL (AND OTHER STUFF) TO GET ITS TURN ON THE WORLD ECONOMIC STAGE
The New York Times 7-18-09
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/19/us/19pittsburgh.html?_r=1

PITT STOP – STEEL YOURSELF FOR A WHOLE NEW ‘BURGH
New York Post 7-14-09
http://www.nypost.com/p/lifestyle/travel/pitt_stop_XMsMLcpR0TsT0xVrgoSDQM/0

PITTSBURGH PICKED TOP U.S. CITY AND 29TH IN WORLD BY ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT (LONDON) 6-10-09
http://postgazette.com/pg/09161/976252-53.stm

PITTSBURGH SCORES THE G-20 SUMMIT
The Wall Street Journal 5-29-09
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124353544415163511.html

G20 PITTSBURGH – U.S. HOSTING SEPTEMBER SUMMIT (AP)
Huffington Post 5-28-09
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/05/28/g20-pittsburgh-us-hosting_n_208735.html

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