The New York Times

The New York Times
All the News That's Fit to Print
Front page on March 26, 2018
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)The New York Times Company
PublisherA. G. Sulzberger[1]
Editor-in-chiefDean Baquet[1]
Managing editorJoseph Kahn[1]
Opinion editorKathleen Kingsbury (acting)[2]
Sports editorRandal C. Archibold[3]
Staff writers1,300 news staff (2016)[4]
FoundedSeptember 18, 1851 (1851-09-18) (as New-York Daily Times)
HeadquartersThe New York Times Building, 620 Eighth Avenue
New York, New York, U.S.
CountryUnited States
  • 5,496,000 news subscribers
    • 4,665,000 digital-only
    • 831,000 print
    • 1,398,000 games, cooking, and Audm subscribers
(as of November 2020[5])
ISSN0362-4331 (print)
1553-8095 (web)
OCLC number1645522

The New York Times (N.Y.T. or N.Y. Times) is an American daily newspaper based in New York City with a worldwide readership.[7][8] Founded in 1851, the Times has since won 130 Pulitzer Prizes (the most of any newspaper),[9] and has long been regarded within the industry as a national "newspaper of record".[10] It is ranked 18th in the world by circulation and 3rd in the U.S.[11]

The paper is owned by The New York Times Company, which is publicly traded. It has been governed by the Sulzberger family since 1896, through a dual-class share structure after its shares became publicly traded.[12] A. G. Sulzberger and his father, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.—the paper's publisher and the company's chairman, respectively—are the fifth and fourth generation of the family to head the paper.[13]

Since the mid-1970s, The New York Times has expanded its layout and organization, adding special weekly sections on various topics supplementing the regular news, editorials, sports, and features. Since 2008,[14] the Times has been organized into the following sections: News, Editorials/Opinions-Columns/Op-Ed, New York (metropolitan), Business, Sports, Arts, Science, Styles, Home, Travel, and other features.[15] On Sundays, the Times is supplemented by the Sunday Review (formerly the Week in Review),[16] The New York Times Book Review,[17] The New York Times Magazine,[18] and T: The New York Times Style Magazine.[19]

The Times stayed with the broadsheet full-page set-up and an eight-column format for several years after most papers switched to six,[20] and was one of the last newspapers to adopt color photography, especially on the front page.[21] The paper's motto, "All the News That's Fit to Print", appears in the upper left-hand corner of the front page.

  1. ^ a b c "The Masthead of The New York Times". The New York Times. January 1, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  2. ^ "Kathleen Kingsbury". The New York Times Company. Retrieved July 20, 2020.
  3. ^ "Randal C. Archibold". The New York Times. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  4. ^ Rogers, Katie (May 25, 2016). "New York Times Co. to Offer Buyouts to Employees". The New York Times.
  5. ^ "Press Release" (PDF). The New York Times.
  6. ^ Sandvik, Runa (April 26, 2018). "The New York Times is Now Available as a Tor Onion Service". Retrieved January 11, 2021.
  7. ^ "Is The Washington Post closing in on the Times?". Politico. Retrieved November 5, 2017.
  8. ^ "News of the world". The Economist. March 17, 2012. ISSN 0013-0613. Retrieved November 5, 2017.
  9. ^ "Pulitzer Prizes". The New York Times Company. Retrieved November 5, 2017.
  10. ^ "The New York Times". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved September 27, 2011.
  11. ^ "Top 10 U.S. Daily Newspapers". Cision. Archived from the original on July 22, 2019. Retrieved July 13, 2019.
  12. ^ Dash, Eric (January 19, 2009). "Mexican Billionaire Invests in The New York Times Company". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved November 5, 2017.
  13. ^ Levitz, Eric (October 19, 2016). "A. G. Sulzberger Vanquishes His Cousins, Becomes Deputy Publisher of the New York Times". New York.
  14. ^ Pérez-Peña, Richard (September 5, 2008). "Times Plans to Combine Sections of the Paper". The New York Times. Retrieved September 16, 2008.
  15. ^ "The New York Times Site Index". The New York Times. Archived from the original on October 23, 2017. Retrieved February 25, 2017.
  16. ^ "A Letter to Our Readers About the Sunday Review". The New York Times. June 18, 2011. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved January 26, 2017.
  17. ^ "Inside The New York Times Book Review". Retrieved January 26, 2017.
  18. ^ Silverstein, Jake (February 18, 2015). "Behind the Relaunch of The New York Times Magazine". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved January 26, 2017.
  19. ^ "The New York Times Company – Redesigned T Magazine Franchise to Launch in 2013". Retrieved January 26, 2017.
  20. ^ "The New York Times to Change To a 6-Column Format Sept. 7". The New York Times. June 15, 1976. Retrieved September 16, 2008.
  21. ^ "New York Times Timeline 1971–2000". The New York Times Company. Archived from the original on September 18, 2008. Retrieved September 19, 2008.