How The Washington Put up is attracting readers with world information hubs

WAN-IFRA: How The Washington Post is attracting readers with global news hubs


With a presence in South Korea and the UK, The Put up is ready to function as a 24-hour newsroom, with the 2 world hubs driving protection of the normally paywalled reside updates pages, which give rolling information developments on main tales, such because the collapse of the Afghan authorities or the struggle in Ukraine.

The Washington Put up’s International Editor Douglas Jehl (Photograph by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Put up)

“We all know that readers actually worth that type of reside fast-paced protection of main information occasions,” Jehl mentioned.

“We’ve constantly discovered that it’s that storytelling, significantly on Ukraine, that’s driving our greatest audiences all over the world and in the US. The financial system and brevity and velocity of that type of storytelling is basically connecting with readers.”

About 30 p.c of readers of the reside updates on Ukraine are based mostly exterior of the US, with The Put up’s general worldwide viewers standing at about 20 p.c, Jehl mentioned.