The following guidelines apply to freelance journalists or journalists employed by consumer newspapers/magazines, medical journals, news organizations, online/digital publications or trade publications, as well as, public relations, marketing or communications personnel representing exhibitors or presenters at the 2018 World Congress of Endourology.
Third Party Press Releases
Clearly state embargo date and time, as well as abstract number and presentation information (date, time, presenter) in release header.
"WCE" or "World Congress of Endourology" in the dateline or lede is not permitted. A secondary mention of WCE or Endourological Society is acceptable, but subject to review prior to dissemination. The Endourological Society reserves the right to remove literature deemed unacceptable.
Clearly indicate the name of industry sponsors and financial supporters.
Use of the WCE logo or Endourological Society logo is not permitted.
The embargo includes coverage of all research being presented, as well as all abstracts published online.
Embargo dates accompany all advanced materials and typically reflect the day and time the presentation, press session or course begins.
Coverage of the material is strictly prohibited before this date and time.
Embargoed information is not to be made public in any format, including print, television, radio or the internet before the embargo date.
Journalists are not to redistribute the information within or outside their news organizations except for the following condition:
o Journalists may share embargoed information with experts within the field for the purpose of obtaining relevant commentary or quotes.
The embargo date and time must be clearly indicated on the embargoed materials.
Journalists are responsible for ensuring all third parties honor the embargo date.
Companies with questions about this policy should contact Christine Frey, 1-410-689-3731.