IU Kelley School of Business panel presents pessimistic economic forecast for 2016

12189522_10156863254860377_2570397577959400568_nWith assistance from the IU Media and News Team, the IU Kelley School of Business released its annual economic forecast at an event in Indianapolis on Nov. 5. A panel presents national, state and local economic forecasts in nine other Indiana cities. The tour was announced on Oct. 19 and subsequently pitched to media in the days leading up to the opening presentation, resulting in strong coverage of the 2016 forecast.

Coverage of the economic forecast was the No. 1 item in electronic newsletters of the Indianapolis Business Journal and Inside Indiana Business. The Indianapolis Star also provided coverage on its home page that morning and in the printed edition the following day. Television stations WXIN/WTTV and WRTV attended and provided coverage of the event, as did news/talk radio station WIBC. The panel later traveled to Bloomington and their presentation was covered by the Bloomington Herald-Times and Network Indiana.

More than 40 other news outlets from across Indiana and around the country drew upon the Associated Press originated coverage, including:


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