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GlobalPost has been the subject of considerable media attention as the first web-based news organization to provide daily international news coverage by its own correspondents all over the world. The buzz is building about GlobalPost’s business model and journalism. Read below what the press is saying about GlobalPost. Check out our recent Press Releases.

"GlobalPost’s “The Libyan Rebellion” distinguishes itself in its coverage by providing up-to-the-minute reporting on the ground from Sirte where Gadhafi was captured, including eyewitness accounts and video exclusively obtained of that capture and torture. Some of this video later led to a U.N. inquiry of the dictator’s demise."

April 25, 2012

On Location (

"Focused on news and events neglected or ignored by other media outlets, the site’s growing cadre of writers and videographers posted video reports from 34 different countries in 2011."

April 4, 2012

"The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) has announced winners of its 17th Best in Business competition, which honors excellence in business and financial journalism across all news platforms.Bloomberg News, Financial Times and GlobalPost each had nine wins; had eight honors and The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg Markets magazine each took seven."

Winners announced in SABEW’s Best in Business Contest
February 2012

“Bloomberg News took 20 awards, followed by 10 for GlobalPost and eight for The New York Times in the Best in Business contest administered by the Society of American Business Writers and Editors (SABEW).”

Bloomberg, GlobalPost, NYT take most awards in SABEW’s Best in Business
March 2011

American Journalism Review

“In the face of heightened globalization and with the U.S. engaged in two wars, many mainstream news organizations have turned their backs on foreign news…But a handful of promising startups offer some hope for the future.”

Retreating from the World

American Journalism Review
December/January 2011

Columbia Journalism Review

“Global Post, an international news service for an American audience, with seventy correspondents in fifty countries, is forming a nonprofit arm to help fund its longer-form, multimedia 'special projects.'”

GlobalPost’s Anti-Hamster Wheel Scheme

Columbia Journalism Review
December 9, 2010

Columbia Journalism Review

“GlobalPost, the online-only foreign news outlet, has over 100,000 fans on Facebook.”

The six-figure fan club: How Global Post got 100,000 fans on Facebook

Neiman Journalism Lab


GlobalPost to Test ‘Soft Meter’ with Journalism Online “Phil Balboni believes in his bones that consumers will eventually pay for online news.”


July 22, 2010

“With newspapers and networks shuttering many of their bureaus abroad, the fledgling company is trying to fill part of the gap by tapping seasoned foreign correspondents as part-time stringers.”

GlobalPost embraces challenge of covering world news as U.S. papers trim bureaus

Washington Post
March 25, 2010

“GlobalPost, the fledgling international news website, is looking to upend a couple of kinds of conventional wisdom at once.”

GlobalPost betting that international news will have online appeal

Los Angeles Times

March 9, 2010

“The news outlet has made considerable progress in terms of covering a wide range of international stories, establishing a significant audience, and implementing a successful business model.”

GlobalPost one year on

Editors weblog
January 20, 2010

“GlobalPost is a U.S. news company whose editorial mission is to cover in-depth, international issues often forgotten by the mainstream press.”

Dec 9 2009

Inside GlobalPost

“PBS is forming a newsgathering partnership with GlobalPost.”

PBS Forms Alliance with GlobalPost

Editor & Publisher
November 30, 2009

“GlobalPost’s journalism is both engaging and substantive.”

A possible breakthrough for GlobalPost

Media Nation

September 28, 2009

“GlobalPost is just what it sounds like: A global newsgathering enterprise filing reports, photogalleries and analysis from about 70 correspondents in nearly 50 countries.”

Mediate Old Guard: GlobalPost’s Far-Flung Dream Come True

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CBS will partner with GlobalPost
The Boston Globe - September 28, 2009
Marketplace Logo UPDATE 1-CBS News to partner with GlobalPost Reuters - September 28, 2009
Marketplace Logo CBS-GlobalPost deal ups int'l coverage Marketplace - September 28, 2009
The New York Times Logo To Cover World, CBS Joins With a News Site The New York Times - September 27, 2009
Online News Hour Reports: Afghan Subcontractors Paying Taliban Online News Hour - September 4, 2009
CBS Online Logo Taliban Protection Payments CBS News Online - September 3, 2009

Columbia Journalism Review

August 28, 2009

Q & A: Charles Sennott

Bill Moyers Journal Logo GlobalPost Pakistan correspondent Shahan Mufti on Bill Moyers Journal Bill Moyers Journal - May 15, 2009
The New York Times Logo For-Profit Approach to World News at The New York Times - March 23, 2009
The Daily Beast Logo Where Have All The Foreign Bureaus Gone? The Daily Beast - March 17, 2009
Bob Edwards Weekend Logo Bob Edwards interviews journalists Charles Sennott and Philip Balboni "Bob Edwards Weekend" XM Satellite Radio - March 12, 2009

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Press contact

Rick Byrne
Director of Communications and Marketing
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