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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. Their stated goal is "to redefine international news for the digital age."
GlobalPost has 65 correspondents worldwide. GlobalPost offers daily, in-depth perspective on the changing global picture by combining traditional journalistic values and the power of new media. While the articles are intended for an American audience, the website is available to all English-reading audiences world wide.
Content in GlobalPost 
Users can select articles based on regions, subject matter, or opinions.
Correspondence occurs in Africa, the Americas, Asia-pacific, Europe, and the Middle East. Some of these countries are frequently covered by many news media, however many are countries that are rarely covered but offer major sources of news.
Subject matter 
News can be read under categories such as business and technology, war, politics, culture and lifestyle, 'offbeat' issues, 'green' or environmental issues, and health. Users can view photos and read opinion pieces related to other material found on the site. Each of these headings are then further divided into additional categories, e.g. the 'Green' heading is further subdivided into 'energy', 'wildlife', 'global warming' and 'special reports'. This style of organization gives the user an opportunity to read articles focusing on a specific subject matter, and also suggests other articles in similar fields.
Social media 
GlobalPost has a presence on Facebook and on Twitter, where people access articles, photos and information regarding the company. GlobalPost has 242,546 followers, as of June 5, 2012. GlobalPost integrates various social networks on its site, where users can 'like' and 'tweet' content and also submit articles and stories to Reddit and other social networks.
- "GlobalPost Facebook Info Page". Basic Information. Retrieved 23 October 2011.
- "Our Mission". July 4, 2009. Retrieved 2011-05-27. (official site)
- Paul S. Balboni; Charles M. Sennott. "Our Mission". Retrieved 23 October 2011.
- "Business Model". Retrieved 23 October 2011.
- "GlobalPost". GlobalPost 'likes'. Retrieved 23 October 2011.
- Nieman Journalism Lab. "GlobalPost". Encyclo: an Encyclopedia of the Future of News. Retrieved 1 April 2012.