Project Syndicate

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Project Syndicate
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Motto"The World's Opinion Page"
Formation1995
TypeNot-for-profit organization
PurposePromotion of media freedom and increased accessibility to a variety of global opinions.
HeadquartersPrague, Czech Republic
Official language
English
Staff
11-50[1]
Websitewww.project-syndicate.org

Project Syndicate is an international media organization that publishes and shares commentary and analysis on important global topics. All opinion pieces are published on the Project Syndicate website. Then, they are also distributed to many partner publications to be published again. As of 2016, its network included 459 media outlets in 155 countries.[2]

Ezra Klein called Project Syndicate "the world's smartest op-ed page."[3] It publishes and shares commentaries on a many topics, including: economic policy and strategies for growth worldwide, human rights, Islam, and the environment. It also offers monthly series about Africa, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, as well as to China and Russia. RealClearWorld called Project Syndicate one of the top five world news sites for 2012.[4]

Project Syndicate is a non-profit organization. Newspapers in developed countries support the organization with money. They are about 60% of The members. So, newspapers with less money or resources can publish their articles for free or cheaply.[5] Project Syndicate has also received money from the Open Society Foundation, The Politiken Foundation in Denmark, Die Zeit, ZEIT-Stiftung, and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.[6]

Project Syndicate translates its columns from English into 13 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.[7]

Contributors[change | change source]

Project Syndicate has more than 60 authors who often send columns. Sometimes Project Syndicate publishes opinions by well-known public people such as Shinzo Abe, Francis Fukuyama, Bill and Melinda Gates, Christine Lagarde, Juan Manuel Santos, George Soros, and many others.

Monthly series authors include:

International Economics[change | change source]

Strategic Spotlight[change | change source]

Global Finance[change | change source]

Economics of Development[change | change source]

Economic and Regulatory Policy[change | change source]

Economic History[change | change source]

Public Intellectuals[change | change source]

Editors[change | change source]

Editorial Board[change | change source]

  • Roman Frydman
  • Kenneth Murphy, Editor in Chief
  • David Nissan, Deputy Editor
  • Andrzej Rapaczynski
  • Jonathan Stein, Managing Editor

Editors[change | change source]

  • Whitney Arana, Associate Editor
  • Rachel Danna, Assistant Managing Editor
  • Splinter Knight, Digital Editor
  • Stuart Whatley, Associate Editor

Senior Contributing Editor[change | change source]

Series Editors[change | change source]

Contributing Editors[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Project Syndicate". Retrieved April 21, 2011.
  2. "Project Syndicate economists | Business". the Guardian. Retrieved 2017-02-28.
  3. Klein, Ezra. "Ezra Klein - The World's Smartest Op-Ed Page". Voices.washingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2014-04-30.
  4. RealClearWorld. "RealClearWorld". RealClearWorld. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  5. "Int'l Syndicate Bringing Op-Eds to the U.S. – Editor & Publisher". www.editorandpublisher.com. Retrieved 2017-02-28.
  6. "Awarded Grants". Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Retrieved 2017-02-28.
  7. a.s., Patria Online,. "Project Syndicate - Patria.cz". www.patria.cz. Retrieved 2017-02-28.

Other Websites[change | change source]