Agreement Will Provide Green Content on Politics, Entertainment and More To Millions of New Readers Worldwide
SEATTLE, WA—Grist.org, the nation’s leading online source of environmental news and information, today announced it has reached a content syndication agreement with washingtonpost.com that will provide millions of new readers with Grist’s timely, relevant news and information about environmental politics, green living and other eco-focused topics.
Each week Grist.org will syndicate environmentally friendly articles to washingtonpost.com’s Green section. The shared content will include a heavy dose of political coverage, including Grist’s reporting on the climate and energy policies of presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain. Grist will also provide a mix of green lifestyle and entertainment content.
“Grist’s partnership with washingtonpost.com will provide millions of new readers with information on everything from presidential politics to environmental regulation to sustainable living,” said Chip Giller, founder and president of Grist.org. “At a time when society is increasingly focused on issues such as energy and climate change, Grist delivers the important context and fresh perspective citizens and decision makers need to make smarter choices.”
“The new Green section is a destination for everything from the science and policy news driving environmental debates to innovative ideas for consumers, said Elizabeth Spayd, Editor of washingtonpost.com. “Grist.org’s variety of engaging environmental news and features uniquely complements this section and provides another resource to readers.”
A sample of Grist.org’s syndication partners includes MSN, MSNBC and The Huffington Post. Grist writers and editors also provide custom content for Fast Company, Outside Magazine and Vanity Fair.
The nonprofit, independent, online magazine Grist was founded in April 1999, and over the past nine years has developed the most recognizable voice in environmental journalism: funny, opinionated, and intelligent. Grist offers in-depth reporting, opinions, book reviews, advice, and a popular blog—all tailored to inform, entertain, provoke, and encourage its readers to think creatively about environmental problems and solutions.
Each month, Grist reaches over 700,000 unique individuals through its website and emails, and it has enjoyed particular success among readers in their 20s and 30s. Through syndication arrangements with other media outlets like MSNBC.com, Grist is reaching an even broader audience that extends into the millions. Grist has been featured in The New York Times, Newsweek, Time, Vanity Fair, and dozens of other national publications. Grist earned Webby™ People’s Voice awards in both 2005 and 2006 as the internet’s best magazine.
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