Globe is a supermarket tabloid published in North America. A tabloid is a Newspaper industry term which refers to a smaller newspaper format per spread to a weekly or semi-weekly alternative newspaper that focuses on local-interest It was founded in 1954 in Montreal, Canada as Midnight by Joe Azaria and John Vader and became the chief competitor to the National Enquirer during the 1960s. Year 1954 ( MCMLIV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1954 Gregorian calendar) Montreal, or Montréal in French ( pronounced in French, in English) is the largest city in the Canadian province of Quebec Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page The National Enquirer (also commonly known as the Enquirer) is an American supermarket tabloid now published by American Year 1960 ( MCMLX) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. In 1978 it changed its name to the Midnight Globe after its publisher, Globe Communications, and eventually changed its name to Globe. Year 1978 ( MCMLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar) The newspaper, as well as most of its rivals, is now owned by American Media Inc. American Media Inc, is a publisher of a number of major United States -based magazines and Supermarket tabloids Company background American Media's and is published out of American Media's headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida. Boca Raton ("bōkə rə-tōn" is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida incorporated in May 1925
In 1995, Globe stirred up considerable controversy by publishing Tejano superstar Selena's autopsy photos. Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 South Texas retailers quickly yanked copies of Globe from store shelves after discovering the tabloid had printed the photos. Six color pictures snapped by a police photographer from the autopsy of 23-year-old Selena Quintanilla-Perez were in the Nov. Selena Quintanilla-Pérez (April 16 1971 – March 31 1995 best known as Selena, was an American Singer who has been called "The Queen of 14 issue delivered to local stores. The article was headlined: "Shot in the Back!" and "Exclusive! Dramatic autopsy photos reveal innocent beauty was gunned down by lying coward. " Selena was fatally shot March 31 at a Corpus Christi motel by former fan club president Yolanda Saldivar. Yolanda Saldívar (born September 19 1960 was convicted in 1995 for the murder of Tejano music singer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, which occurred on March 31 1995
In 1997, it stirred up similar controversy when it published the autopsy pictures of JonBenét Ramsey. Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar JonBenét Patricia Ramsey ( August 6, 1990 – December 26, 1996) was an American girl and child beauty pageant contestant made famous Because of this, it was taken off stands in a number of stores in Boulder, Colorado, where the child beauty queen was found strangled and beaten in her family's basement in December 1996. Boulder is a Home Rule Municipality that is the County seat and most populous city of Boulder County, Colorado, in the United States However, one Boulder merchant claimed people had the right to read what they pleased, and gave away the twenty copies he had in stock. The family of JonBenet was outraged and stated "we will never lay an eye on that copy of the paper. "
In 2003, Globe stirred up more considerable controversy by publishing the name of Kobe Bryant's accuser and putting her picture on its cover. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. The Kobe Bryant sexual assault case began in the summer of 2003 when the news media reported that the sheriff's office in Eagle Colorado had arrested NBA superstar Kobe Traditionally, media in the United States have refrained from revealing the names of alleged victims of sex crimes. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Globe Executive Editor Jeffrey Rodack defended the magazine's decision to publish her name in an article for the Poynter Journalism Institute. 
Earlier, Globe had named the accuser in the William Kennedy Smith rape case, achieving notoriety for that move. William Kennedy Smith (born September 4, 1960) is an American Physician whose work focuses on landmines and the rehabilitation Rape, also referred to as Sexual assault, is an Assault by a person involving Sexual intercourse with or Sexual penetration of another person The paper also printed the transcripted tapes of Frank Gifford's affair at a New York City hotel, cheating on his wife, Kathie Lee Gifford. Francis Newton "Frank" Gifford (born August 16 1930) is a former American football player and one of the better-known American The City of New York Kathie Lee Gifford (born Kathryn Lee Epstein; August 16 1953 is an American Television hostess Singer, actress, noted for her
Globe has a tendency to focus on more news and political-oriented content than its sister papers, although a fair share of celebrity content is present.
In 2001, the offices of American Media in Boca Raton, Florida, were attacked with anthrax. A photo editor with The Sun, a sister publication to Globe, died from exposure to it, and the building was sealed for three years. The Sun is a Tabloid daily newspaper published in the United Kingdom and Ireland with the highest circulation of any daily English-language (See 2001 anthrax attacks. The 2001 Anthrax attacks in the United States, also known as Amerithrax from its Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI case name occurred over )