GlobalPost embraces challenge of covering world news

GlobalPost embraces challenge of covering world news as U.S. papers trim bureaus
By Howard Kurtz
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, March 25, 2010; C01

“One of the saddest things is that papers of that size have lost their foreign correspondents,” Sennott says. “The freelance world is hurting these days. What we pay is competitive with National Public Radio or the Christian Science Monitor.” That pay is generally $1,000 a month, meaning that GlobalPost staffers — who once worked at such organizations as Time, Dow Jones, the Chicago Tribune and Associated Press — must find other sources of income. READ MORE at Washingtonpost.com

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