about  /   archives  /   contact  /   subscribe  /   twitter    
Share this entry
Make this entry better

What are we missing? Is there a key link we skipped, or a part of the story we got wrong?

Let us know — we’re counting on you to help Encyclo get better.

Put Encyclo on your site
Embed this Encyclo entry in your blog or webpage by copying this code into your HTML:

Key links:
Primary website:
oglobo.globo.com
Primary Twitter:
@JornalOGlobo

Editor’s Note: Encyclo has not been regularly updated since August 2014, so information posted here is likely to be out of date and may be no longer accurate. It’s best used as a snapshot of the media landscape at that point in time.

O Globo (The Globe) is a newspaper from Brazil, where it is one of the three most-read dailies.

With an online version since 1996, O Globo has rapidly expanded its presence on various digital platforms. In 2008, it became the first news organization in Latin America to make available its content on Kindle (Amazon’s e-book reader); and in 2012, it launched O Globo a Mais, an evening edition exclusively designed for its iPad app.

The transition strategy has been successful. O Globo’s website has more than 2,3 million registered subscribers and 350,000 unique visitors every day; and thanks to the evening edition for iPad, the average time readers spend consuming its content has tripled.

Funded in 1925, the newspaper is the flagship product of Infoglobo. The group edits two more papers, one of them (Extra) has the highest circulation in the South American country.

Peers, allies, & competitors:

Recent Nieman Lab coverage:
Feb. 22, 2017 / Shan Wang
Gather will offer a platform to explore questions around community engagement — Looking for a sounding board for your audience engagement idea? Looking to trawl through case studies of other newsrooms’ successful community engagement projects for ideas for your own? The Agora Journalism Center...
Feb. 22, 2017 / Joseph Lichterman
This anti-Brexit newspaper first launched as a pop-up, but it’s doing well enough to continue indefinitely — Last summer, two weeks after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the British regional publisher Archant launched a new weekly newspaper, The New European, aimed at the 48 percent of British voters who d...
Feb. 22, 2017 / Natalia Mazotte
Brazil’s own Politico? Supported by paid newsletters, Poder360 digs into the country’s power structures — Something like the Politico model is having success in Brazil. Poder360, a news site based out of the federal capital of Brasília, covers the ins and outs of Brazilian government — and its newsroom of 18 reporters and...
Feb. 21, 2017 / Laura Hazard Owen
How to cover pols who lie, and why facts don’t always change minds: Updates from the fake-news world — If you went offline for even a little bit of what was a three-day weekend in the U.S., you might have missed a spate of new surveys, studies, and articles about The Way We Media Now. A briefing: Why facts don’t cha...
Feb. 21, 2017 / Nicholas Quah
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is on a White House hit list for elimination — Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 108, published February 21, 2017. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is now officially on a hit list of programs that the White House might eliminate, a...

Recently around the web, from Mediagazer:

Primary author: Antonio Jiménez. Main text last updated: June 12, 2014.
Make this entry better
How could this entry improve? What's missing, unclear, or wrong?
Name (optional)
Email (optional)
Explore: I-News
I-News logo

I-News, the Rocky Mountain Investigative News Network, is an investigative news organization initially founded as a private nonprofit but now part of the Denver-based public TV network Rocky Mountain PBS. The network was founded in 2009 by Laura Frank, a former reporter for the defunct Rocky Mountain News. It had five full-time staff members as of 2013….

Put Encyclo on your site
Embed this Encyclo entry in your blog or webpage by copying this code into your HTML:

Encyclo is made possible by a grant from the Knight Foundation.
The Nieman Journalism Lab is a collaborative attempt to figure out how quality journalism can survive and thrive in the Internet age.
Some rights reserved. Copyright information »