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The Washington Post will expand into Europe through its Opinions section

Led by Anne Applebaum, The Washington Post is planning an expansion into Europe with a new Global Opinions section. Editorial page editor Fred Hiatt says the objective of Global Opinions is to “tap into the debates and discussions happening in countries around the world and offer a variety of perspectives that explore how the international […]

When tragedies in other countries are ignored, they’re often covered by news organizations and ignored by the readers

Complaints on social media that tragedies in faraway countries (such as the attack in Pakistan) are ignored sometimes have a valid point, Charles J. Johnson writes. People in Western countries don’t care much about those stories, but Johnson says that’s not the media’s fault. Johnson writes: “If the reader response to the Pakistan story had […]

Martin Belam: Terrorist attacks outside of Western Europe aren’t covered as thoroughly because it’s harder to get people to care about those stories

You’ll often see people complain that terrorist attacks outside of Western Europe aren’t covered well enough, but Martin Belam writes there’s a reason for that: Data shows that it’s hard to get people to read those stories. It’s also easier and less expensive for reporters based in Western Europe to get to cities such as […]

Mashable is launching a French-language site in partnership with France 24

Mashable and international news TV channel France 24 will launch a French-language edition of Mashable. The new site, which will be called Mashable avec France 24, will also receive support from Google’s innovation fund as part of its Digital News Initiative in Europe. Mashable avec France 24’s editorial team will be made up of staff […]

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