A contract for GlobalPost, the innovative new web service covering international news for American publications; two, in fact. “The Boston-based enterprise, which launched its web-based news service on January 12, will now provide print and online content to the New York Daily News and New Jersey’s Star-Ledger,” reports journalism.co.uk here.
“The Star-Ledger is pleased to be a GlobalPost charter subscriber,” said Jim Willse, editor of The Star-Ledger. “In these days of shrinking editorial resources, GlobalPost offers a way to maintain our commitment to overseas news by providing reporting that’s both deep and unique.” Read the press release here.
The businessman in me wonders: how much? What terms? Tied to usage, or flat fee? How long? The journalist in me is too shagged to ask and is going to warm up some food in the microwave.