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Arlington, VA – The News Media Alliance is pleased to announce that Boston Globe Media Partners has become its newest member. Boston Globe Media Partners provides news and information, entertainment, opinion and analysis through its multimedia properties. BGMP includes the 26-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, STAT, and Globe Direct.
Dan Krockmalnic, General Counsel at Boston Globe Media Partners stated, “The Alliance’s advocacy efforts on behalf of the news media industry are critically important to protecting local news. We are excited to join the Alliance at this pivotal time for the industry, and we look forward to working with them as the media landscape evolves.”
Alliance President & CEO David Chavern stated, “We couldn’t be happier to welcome The Boston Globe to the Alliance family. They are coming to the Alliance at the perfect time, when we are experiencing great success advocating on a multitude of policy issues that affect news publishers every day. The Alliance is honored to count The Globe among our members and we look forward to collaborating with them to address the most important issues affecting the news media industry.”
Founded in 1872, The Boston Globe is the largest newspaper in New England. Its Sunday print edition reaches more than 780,000 people each week. The Globe’s digital presence, Globe.com, has 51 million unique monthly visitors.
“The Boston Globe has produced incredible, quality investigative journalism over its lifetime,” Chavern said. “Quality journalism is what we fight for; it is essential to a strong democratic society and helps ensure that those in power continue to be held accountable.”
The News Media Alliance is a nonprofit organization representing nearly 2,000 news organizations and their multiplatform businesses in the United States. Alliance members include print, digital and mobile publishers of original news content. Headquartered near Washington, D.C., in Arlington, Va., the association focuses on ensuring the future of news media through communication, research, advocacy and innovation. Information about the News Media Alliance (formerly NAA) can be found at www.newsmediaalliance.org.
Members of the News/Media Alliance staff have contributed to this post.