Global Post Meets Growing Demand For Foreign News

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Global Post, an online news site producing some 150 international daily news stories a day, across video and print platforms, is meeting a growing demand for foreign news says Solana Pyne, a senior Global Post Video Producer, in this interview with Beet TV.

Founded in January 2009, the Boston-based firm has maintained its revenue through advertising.  The site publishes stories from more than 50 countries spanning Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas. It has nearly 3 million monthy unique visitors, Pyne says in this interview.

The company syndicates video news content to U.S. networks including CBS and PBS NewsHour.

Pyne was a panelist at last week's online video news forum at the Columbia Journalism School hosted by duPont-Columbia Awards and the Online News Association.

Nitya Rajan

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