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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’.

New York Times reporter 'forced' to leave Beijing

US newspaper The New York Times said yesterday it had been "forced to relocate" one of its Beijing-based reporters outside the mainland over a visa problem.

Tuesday, 1 January, 2013, 3:56pm 1 comment

New York Times happy with ex-BBC Mark Thompson as new CEO

Former BBC chief Mark Thompson assumed his new role at The New York Times yesterday amid questions about whether the crisis engulfing the British broadcaster would spill over to the US news organisation.

The Times has reaffirmed support for Thompson and he has said the scandals at the BBC would not affect his new job.

13 Nov 2012 - 2:56am

Premier Wen Jiabao calls for party probe into claims of family's 'hidden fortune'

The communist party leadership has launched a probe into the alleged family wealth of Wen Jiabao at the premier's request, according to sources. In a letter submitted to the Politburo Standing Committee, the party's top decision-making body of which the premier is also a member, Wen asked for a formal inquiry into claims made by The New York Times.

6 Nov 2012 - 7:33am 3 comments

Wen Jiabao's family 'unlikely to sue' New York Times

Legal action threatened against The New York Times by two mainland law firms representing the family of Premier Wen Jiabao is unlikely to occur in the near future as the potential consequences would be detrimental to the premier, experts say.

29 Oct 2012 - 7:42am 9 comments

Wen's lawyers in spotlight for rebuttal of NYT story

A rebuttal by the family of Premier Wen Jiabao following a New York Times report about his family's wealth has cast a spotlight on lawyers from two of China's top law firms.

29 Oct 2012 - 8:17am 1 comment

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.

The New York Times endorsed Barack Obama on Saturday, while Mitt Romney earned the endorsement of battleground Iowa's biggest newspaper, the Des Moines Register, which cited the Republican's "fresh economic vision" for America.

29 Oct 2012 - 3:55am

Row casts shadow over NYT's new boss

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

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

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