Rotary received extensive media coverage throughout 2013, with more than 626 news organizations in 35 countries featuring our humanitarian efforts. 

Of those, 58 articles appeared in top-tier international news outlets, including nine out of the 10 most influential as ranked by Forbes magazine, including the Associated Press, The New York Times, BBC, Agence France Presse, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. 

Rotary’s role in the fight to end polio was highlighted in top-level, global media at unprecedented levels last year.  And Rotary’s partnership with its celebrity ambassadors for polio eradication helped raise our digital visibility to new audiences via posts on and social media outlets.