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Type Online news site
Format Website
Managing editors Lizzy Tomei
News editor Thomas Mucha
Founded January 12, 2009 (2009-01-12)
Headquarters Boston

GlobalPost is an online US news company that focuses on international news founded on January 12, 2009 by Charles M. Sennott and Philip S. Balboni.[1] Its stated mission is "to redefine international news for the digital age."[2] GlobalPost now has 64 correspondents worldwide following the kidnapping and beheading of James Foley, an event which has raised questions about GlobalPost's role in sending unsupported personnel into conflict zones.[3][4]


In 2009 GlobalPost announced syndication agreements with [6]

Interest in the site's direct-to-reader paid access options, however, has been lackluster. Within a year of launch GlobalPost had discounted their premium "Passport Service"—which offered access to unique content, but had fewer than 400 subscribers—from $199 to $99 per year.[7] A second price cut the same year discounted the subscription rate to less than $30.[8]


In 2011, GlobalPost '​s "On Location" video series was recognized with a Peabody Award and an Edward R. Murrow Award.[9]


  1. ^ "GlobalPost Facebook Info Page". Facebook. Retrieved 23 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Our Mission". July 4, 2009. Retrieved 2011-05-27.  (official site)
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  4. ^ Paul S. Balbon; Charles M. Sennott. "Our Mission". Retrieved 23 October 2011. 
  5. ^ Romenesko, Jim. PBS NewsHour," GlobalPost announce newsgathering partnership""". Poynter. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  6. ^ "The Newsonomics of new news syndication » Nieman Journalism Lab". 2010-03-11. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  7. ^ Glaser, Mark (2010-01-29). "GlobalPost Expands Partnerships, Struggles with Pay Service | Mediashift". PBS. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  8. ^ Mitchell, Bill (2010-07-22). "GlobalPost to Test 'Soft Meter' with Journalism Online". Poynter. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  9. ^ 72nd Annual Peabody Awards, May 2012

External links

  • Nieman Journalism Lab. "GlobalPost". Encyclo: An Encyclopedia of the Future of News. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
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