On September 18, 1851, the New York Daily Times was launched as the New York Daily Times. The Times was founded by writer and politician Henry Jarvis Raymond and former banker George Jones as Raymond, Jones & Company. It first printed an evening edition on January 1, 1852.
The paper became a daily in 1855. In 1857, it began printing its current name above the fold, instead of at the end of each page. It also started publishing on Sundays, initially only out of town news but later also from Wednesday through Saturday nights. By 1865, the paper had become one of the largest in the country with more than 100,000 readers daily. In 1969, the paper stopped printing on Sunday after over 150 years.
Its motto is "All the News That's Fit to Print", which it has used since it began publishing on a regular basis in 1852. This slogan is now used by other newspapers around the world that have similar formats and target audiences.
The New York Times, a daily morning newspaper published in New York City, has long been the newspaper of record in the United States and is regarded as one of the world's great newspapers. The Times was founded in 1851 as a penny newspaper that avoided sensationalism and reported the news in a sober and impartial manner. It became a consolidated paper under the ownership of Adolph Ochs in 1859.
As part of its mission to inform and educate its readers, The New York Times creates editorials and op-eds on current events which are often used by journalists across the globe for commentary and analysis. These writings are developed by various writers and editors who are compensated according to their expertise and importance to the publication.
In addition to publishing articles on current events, The New York Times also publishes book reviews, cartoons, crosswords, games, horoscopes, interviews, music charts, newsletters, photos, puzzles, quizzes, and videos. Many famous people have written columns for The New York Times including Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, Ernest Hemingway, E. B. White, Hunter S. Thompson, and J. K. Rowling. The paper has received over 150 awards from organizations such as the National Press Club and others for different aspects of journalism excellence.
Today, around 8,000 people work at The New York Times office in Midtown Manhattan while another 1,500 people work from home remotely. All content is produced and published in New York City.
In its 150+ years of publishing, The Times has witnessed a lot of conflicts, many of which have concentrated on liberal political bias, notably in the twenty-first century. ... The Times of New York.
|All the News That’s Fit to Print|
|Sports editor||Randal C. Archibold|
|Staff writers||1,300 news staff (2016)|
|Founded||September 18, 1851 (as New-York Daily Times)|
The New York Times is a New York City-based daily newspaper. Since its inception in 1851, the publication has received 130 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other media. The Times has an 840,000 print circulation and 6 million total subscribers, including its digital output. It is read by Americans from all 50 states and more than 100 countries.
The New York Times Company is a multinational corporation that owns a variety of businesses, primarily in the news and information sector. It was founded in 1852 by Adolph Ochs and is based in Upper Manhattan.
As of 2014, the chairman and chief executive officer of The New York Times Company is Mark Thompson, who took over from Janet L. Robinson in September 2015. The company's president is Eric Schmidt, who also serves as CEO of Google's parent company Alphabet. The New York Times reported in November 2016 that it had paid $50 million to settle claims by former employees that they were misled about the nature of their work at the paper.
According to Nielsen, as of 2013, approximately 30 percent of American adults are regular readers of the New York Times.
The New York Times is available free online and through mobile devices. In addition, a subscription to the paper includes access to the NYTimes.com website as well as applications for iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows Phone.