GlobalPost



TaglineA new news agency helping to fill the gaps in foreign reporting
Year Founded2009
Type or CoverageForeign Affairs
Type or CoverageGeneral
StateNational
StateMassachusetts
CityBoston
Business TypeFor-profit
Revenue SourcesSubscriptions
Revenue SourcesSyndicated Content
Institutional SupportNo Institutional Support
Staff Size (Business)6-10
Staff Size (Editorial)6-10
Active Volunteers1-10
CMSDrupal
AffiliationsEditorial partnerships with PBS NewsHour CBS News NPR.org and about twenty-five newspapers around the world that range from The Times of India to the Newark Star-Ledger.
Mappin LocationBoston - Massachusetts
Principal StaffPhilip Balboni
Principal StaffCharles M.Sennott
DescriptionGlobalPost has breathed life back into the foreign news agency business. Philip Balboni and Charles Sennott two ambitious and entrepreneurial international news journalists founded the for-profit site in 2009. They say the site sets out to have a distinctive American voice and American style of storytelling while reporting on news from every corner of the world. GlobalPost has complete editorial independence and also has partnerships with twenty-five news organizations that pay to run syndicated material from the site.
Profile on CJRhttp://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/01/globalpost.php
Homepageglobalpost.com