SYBD Press Coverage

SYBD PRESS: Coverage in Newspapers, Magazines and Online 

For more than sixteen years, So You’ve Been Dumped (#SYBD) has had a wide array of press coverage and media mentions – across the globe. Though this page doesn’t get updated as much as it should, here are some links to some of our mentions we’ve had over the years.

We welcome any more mentions, so please get in touch if 1) you’d like to feature us or if 2) you already have – so we can add your piece to the list below!

BBC Radio 1 - Links to soyouvebeendumped.com

  • Bustle Magazine (11/15) – lovely wee mention in “‘Never Liked It Anyway’ Website Lets You Turn Your Ex’s Leftover Items Into Cash Money, Plus 5 More Tech-Savvy Ways To Get Over A Breakup”

  • BBC Radio 1 – Website advice for Dumping Your Boyfriend or Girlfriend
  • Sunday Herald (Scotland) 2/12 – (“Love in the 21st Century”…)
  • The Sun (Scotland) – 2/11

Mirror Coverage: The amazing websites that could change your life (SYBD)

101 Most Influential Websites - SYBD

  • Metro Newspaper (UK) – 7/07 (‘101 must influential websites’)
  • Men’s Health Magazine
  • Cosmopolitan Magazine (UK) 9/06
  • The Sun (Scotland) 4/26/06
  • The Wall Street Journal 3/06
  • The Tribune (Glasgow) 12/06
  • Glamour Magazine (UK) 9/05
  • Daily Record (Scotland) 9/05
  • Red Magazine (UK) – date?
  • Pick Me Up magazine – 17/02/05 (brief mention)
  • The Independent – 09/04 (“Revenge.com: how the internet fuels battle of the exes”)
  • Knoxville News – 07/04 (Web Watch by Kevin Saylor)
  • Daily Record – 7/04 (“I’ve Made a Career out of Being Dumped”)
  • Woman Magazine – 7/04
  • The News of the World (UK) 6/04 (i)
  • Daily Express (UK) 2/04 (i)
  • Sunday Post (Nov 2003) (i)
  • The Scotsman 11/03
  • REAL (UK) 10/03 (i)
  • BEST (UK) 10/03
  • Woman’s Own (UK) 08/03
  • Scotland on Sunday (Scot) 06/03
  • The Express (UK)
  • Sunday Mail – (Scot) 5/02
  • Daily Mail (Scot) – 3/02 (i)
  • The Mirror (UK) – 3/02 (i) – 3 page spread!
  • Best Mag(UK) – 3/02
  • Chicago Sun Times (US) – 2/02
  • Reno Gazette Journal (US) – 2/02
  • USA Today (US)2/02 – (i)
  • In Style Mag (UK) – 2/02 – Featured site
  • Woman Mag (UK) – 1/02 – “Whirlwind Marriages”  (i)
  • Glamour Mag (UK) – 2/02 – Featured site
  • Sunday Express Mag(UK) – 2/02
  • Unlimited Mag (Scot) – 1/02 – “Top 50 Businesswomen”
  • Daily Telegraph (UK) – 12/01 – “Top
    10 Website of the Year”
  • Scotland on Sunday (Scot) – “Top 50 Most Eligible” – 11/01
  • The Star (Malaysia) – 11/01
  • Big Issue (Scot) – 10/01 (i)
  • Daily Express (UK) – 10/01
  • Daily Mail (UK) – 09/01 (i)
  • Daily Telegraph (UK) – 09/01
  • The Scotsman (Scot)- 08/01
  • Business AM (Scot)- 08/01
  • The Mirror (UK) – 08/01 (i)
  • Sydney Morning Herald (Aus.) – 07/01
  • Ireland Online (Eire) – Interactive Top 10 –  07/01
  • The Sunday Times (UK) – Doors Magazine – 07/01
  • The Drum Magazine (UK) – 07/01
  • Woman’s Own (UK) – 05/01 (i)
  • She/More (N.Z.) – 03/01
  • Daily Record (Scot) – 02/01 (i)
  • The Herald (Scot) – 12/00 by Ian Peel
  • Scotland on Sunday (UK) – 10/00 – “Top 50 Most Eligible Women” list
  • NW Magazine (Aust) – 09/00

SYBD Television Appearances & Mentions

  • 2005: BBC Watchdog (BBC1)
  • 2003: The Salon (Ch 4)
  • 2002: Kilroy (BBC), Trisha (ITV1),  GMTV (ITV1), Esther (BBC2)
  • 2001: Big Breakfast (Ch 4), Wright Stuff (Ch 5), Lorraine Kelly (Sky), Turning Points (STV/Grampian)

SOME RADIO COVERAGE:-

L107 – Thea was broadcasting 3x per week Sun, Wed & Thurs from 10pm
TALK 107 (Scotland)
BBC
(Scotland, England, various)
2FM (Ireland)
ClareFM
(Ireland)
TodayFM (Ireland)
CNET RADIO (San Francisco)
KOMO AM, (Seattle), WOR (New York)
ICRT (Tapei, Taiwan),
Hereward FM (Peterborough),
210FM (Reading),
Lick 106.3 (Little Rock)
Various Station (Virginia, Australia, Portland, Nevada),
Mix 107.3 (Washington‘s Best Mix)
SCOT FM (Edinburgh),
96 The Rock (North Carolina)
Forth FM (Edinburgh)
FM 106 (Milwaukee)
RadioMafia (Yle, Finland)
Hot Talk 560 (San Francisco)

BOOKS:-

The Handbag Book of Girly Emergencies(UK: c. 2001)

Cosmic  Coaching – Unleash Your Star Sign’s True Potential(UK: c. 2002)

How to Mend a Broken Heart – Christine Webber 

(i) ~ means interview with an SYBD spokesperson

Have I missed any SYBD Press Coverage out that you have seen? Please let me know and I can add it to the list!

“An amazing website that can change your life”. – THE MIRROR (UK)

“A global support group for the unceremoniously dumped.” – USA TODAY

101 of the most influential websites. – THE METRO (UK)

“Soyouvebeendumped.com helps heart-broken folk recover with online support forums and articles, as well as book and movie recommendations.” – TORONTO SUN

“The gateway for online healing with more than a million hits a month.” -IN STYLE