Global Post

GlobalPost
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Type Online news site
Format Website
Managing editors Lizzy Tomei
News editor Thomas Mucha
Founded January 12, 2009; 5 years ago (2009-01-12)
Headquarters Boston
Official website globalpost.com

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] Their stated goal is "to redefine international news for the digital age."[2] GlobalPost has 65 correspondents worldwide.[3]

History

In 2009 GlobalPost announced syndication agreements with PBS and CBS. As part of the PBS partnership, GlobalPost correspondents began producing video segments for airing on The PBS NewsHour.[4] Additional arrangements with media outlets including the New York Daily News, Times of India, and Newark Star-Ledger offered news organizations unlimited rights to republish GlobalPost content in exchange for a flat service fee. According to GlobalPost ownership, income from their syndication agreements accounted for more than 12-percent of the site's revenue.[5]

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.[6] A second price cut the same year discounted the subscription rate to less than $30.[7]

Awards

In 2011, GlobalPost's "On Location" video series was recognized with a Peabody Award and an Edward R. Murrow Award.[8]

References

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