The New York Times

The New York Times was founded in 1851, and is one of the largest in the United States, although its circulation has suffered in recent years. Its motto is ‘All the News That’s Fit to Print’.

Newspapers split on best man for White House

Both presidential candidates have picked up key newspaper endorsements as they head into the final stretch in the race for the White House.

Monday, 29 October, 2012, 3:55am

Row casts shadow over NYT's new boss

Mark Thompson's career has been rocked. Photo: Reuters

The New York Times' public editor has questioned whether the newspaper's incoming chief executive, the former BBC head Mark Thompson, is fit to serve as the company's top official, as a scandal rocks Britain's most prestigious broadcaster.

25 Oct 2012 - 4:44am

Digest: Good news on paywall

Digest: Good news on paywall

Maybe it is still too early to draw any conclusions on media outlets’ paywall model.

17 Oct 2012 - 11:04am

DJR Digest: The New York Times' new CEO, and Why Living in the Moment Is Impossible

DJR Digest: The New York Times' new CEO, and Why Living in the Moment Is Impossible

The appointment of The New York Times' new CEO is raising many journalists' eyebrows. One of few common views they have made, as all three selected articles show below, is that the NYT is likely to pay more attention to video production. But it's still just a guess.

What do you think?


31 Aug 2012 - 9:29am

Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake

Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna Quindlen (read by Quindlen) Random House Audio (audiobook)

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The photograph of Thomas Friedman in the Young Post story, 'The world at your feet' (November 17), should be credited to Josh Haner at The New York Times.

24 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

The Price of Everything

The Price of Everything by Eduardo Porter William Heinemann HK$204

30 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

A tale of dark childhood abuse and torment

A Child Called 'It' Dave Pelzer Published by Orion Books ISBN 9780752837505

David is a young boy who is in search of love from his mother. But instead he is beaten on a daily basis and is the victim of horrible punishments.

His two brothers - the trio call themselves the 'three musketeers' - get off lightly in comparison.

21 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Are you well-read?

1 The last novel you read was ...

a. on your school syllabus

b. on The New York Times best-seller list

c. in the 1990s

2 Your bookcase is ...

a. filled with CDs and games

b. filled with an eclectic mix of books

c. what does eclectic mean?

25 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

How going green can save you money

Help the environment and balance your budget

Two things have happened recently that made me realise we are at the 'tipping point' of environmental awareness.

22 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Empty icon

In just over two weeks, 750,000 people will gather in Times Square to mark the arrival of 2007. Around the world, as many as 1 billion people will watch a giant orb decked out with hundreds of light bulbs, Waterford crystals and rotating mirrors drop from atop a Manhattan building to mark the event.

16 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Politics still drives mainland legal system

The long-awaited trial of Zhao Yan has had a bitter-sweet outcome. The New York Times journalist was acquitted of the heinous crime of leaking state secrets, for which he could have been incarcerated for years. But the three-year sentence meted out to him for the dubious and unrelated charge of fraud is enough to make the hearts of well-wishers of the mainland's judicial system sink.

26 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Researcher is charged again

Prosecutors have revived the case against a researcher for The New York Times after charges against him were dropped two months ago, his lawyer said yesterday.

Mo Shaoping said he had been informed that prosecutors had charged Zhao Yan and handed the case to the courts.

16 May 2006 - 12:00am

New York Times researcher off the hook

The mainland authorities have dropped charges against New York Times researcher Zhao Yan in the run-up to President Hu Jintao's visit to the US next month.

Zhao's lawyer, Mo Shaoping, said he expected Zhao would be released by Monday.

18 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Stayin' Alive

Sing along and catch the fever

Stayin' Alive

Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk

I'm a woman's man: no time to talk

Music loud and women warm

I've been kicked around since I was born

And now it's all right, it's OK

And you may look the other way

28 Apr 2005 - 12:00am