Project Syndicate

nonprofit international media organization

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]

Project Syndicate
Motto"The World's Opinion Page"
TypeNot-for-profit organization
PurposePromotion of media freedom and increased accessibility to a variety of global opinions.
HeadquartersPrague, Czech Republic
Official language

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

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

Strategic Spotlight change

Global Finance change

Economics of Development change

Economic and Regulatory Policy change

Economic History change

Public Intellectuals change

Editors change

Editorial Board change

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

Editors change

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

Senior Contributing Editor change

Series Editors change

Contributing Editors change

References change

  1. "Project Syndicate". Archived from the original on February 2, 2016. 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". 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". Archived from the original on 2017-03-01. Retrieved 2017-02-28.
  6. "Awarded Grants". Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Retrieved 2017-02-28.
  7. "Project Syndicate". Retrieved 2017-02-28.

Other websites change