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’.

Taiwan emerges as winner in Beijing's visa row with New York Times

Austin Ramzy (inset) is waiting for a long-term residency visa that would allow him to stay in the mainland. Photos: AFP and SCMP Pictures

Austin Ramzy, a New York Times reporter who was forced to leave Beijing on Thursday, will be working from Taipei for The Times while continuing to seek a long-term residency visa that would allow him to return to the mainland, the South China Morning Post

Monday, 3 February, 2014, 5:21pm 4 comments

New York Times keeps loss-making Chinese website under review

It is in all countries’ interest to allow journalists to do their work freely, Mark Thompson said. Photo: Reuters

New York Times Co chief executive Mark Thompson said the publisher is going to keep all its money-losing operations under review – including those in China – as he seeks to negotiate the newspaper’s increasing shift towards a digital landscape.

27 Nov 2013 - 9:59am 1 comment

Discussions of Wen Jiabao's daughter censored in China as more foreign media sites blocked

A combination photo of the JP Morgan office in New York, former Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and his daughter, Wen Ruchun. Photo: SCMP Pictures

“Who is Lily Chang?” the same question has been repeated again and again on China’s social media since Thursday morning. Yet even without mentioning Wen Ruchun, which according to the New York Times is the real name of the the woman in question and daughter of China’s former prime minister Wen Jiabao, most microbloggers have seen their posts censored within minutes.

16 Nov 2013 - 4:44pm 30 comments

New York Times site victim of Syrian hackers

MelbourneIT offices in Sydney. The ISP said the site was hacked by supporters of the Syrian regime. Photo: Reuters

Media companies including The New York Times, Twitter and The Huffington Post lost control of some of their websites on Tuesday after hackers supporting the Syrian government breached the Australian internet company that manages their addresses.

29 Aug 2013 - 7:54am

Chinese hackers mount fresh attacks - and smarter than ever, says US security firm

China denies responsibility for cyberattacks on The New York Times. Photo: Reuters

The hackers who penetrated the computer network of The New York Times last year have resurfaced with an attack on "an organisation involved in shaping economic policy", experts have warned.

14 Aug 2013 - 11:00am 3 comments

Red Sox owner John Henry to buy The Boston Globe for US$70m

John Henry says a sustainableBoston Globe, which he is buying from The New York Times company, will play an integral role in the community's future.Photo AFP

John Henry took a failing club in a dilapidated park and transformed it into a two-time World Series champion that is one of baseball's model franchises.

5 Aug 2013 - 9:03am

Wen regrets not preventing his children doing business in China, reports say

Wen Jiabao. Photo: AFP

Despite the 11 failures China’s outgoing premier Wen Jiabao openly acknowledged in his last work report on Tuesday, sources say he omitted another important one: failing to stop his children doing business in China.

6 Mar 2013 - 7:20pm 1 comment

Hacking incidents ignite fears over China

A masked hacker hacks the French presidential Elysee Palace website. Photo: AFP

A series of brazen cyberattacks on America’s most high-profile media outlets has revived concerns over Chinese hackers, who analysts say are likely linked to the secretive Beijing government.

2 Feb 2013 - 10:14am 1 comment

NYT and Wall Street Journal go public on attacks by Chinese military hackers

According to the two newspapers, attackers were searching specifically for information on recent high-profile investigations into the massive fortunes of China's political elites.

1 Feb 2013 - 9:43am

Briefs, January 3, 2013

Rescuers at the cave-in site in Nanning. Photo: Xinhua

Beijing denies expelling paper's correspondent

3 Jan 2013 - 4:12am

New York Times reporter 'forced' to leave Beijing

The New York Times had recently written a piece exploring the wealth of Premier Wen Jiabao's family members. Photo: Xinhua

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.

Chris Buckley, a veteran correspondent in China who joined the newspaper in October from the Reuters news agency, arrived in Hong Kong yesterday, the same day that his mainland journalist's visa expired.

1 Jan 2013 - 3:56pm 1 comment

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

Former BBC chief Mark Thompson, now CEO of The New York Times. Photo: NYT

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'

Wen Jiabao asked for inquiry. Photo: AFP

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

Wen Jiabao

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

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