NY Times Claims Record Digital Growth In 2019

In town hall meetings inside The New York Times Co. today, President-CEO Mark Thompson will announce significant milestones that the company achieved in 2019: It passed its goal of $800 million of annual digital revenue a year ahead of schedule. In 2015, when digital revenue was around $400 million, The Times set itself the objective […]

White House Tells Agencies To Cancel NYT, WaPO Subscriptions

Improvising A Laptop Recorder And Chewing Gum At The Same Time

Times Publisher Fires Back At Trump

New York Times Publisher A.G. Sulzberger on Wednesday responded to President Trump‘s attacks against the newspaper, saying that calling the media the “enemy of the people” is both “false” and “dangerous.”

Trump: NY Times An ‘Enemy Of The People’

President Trump on Wednesday labeled The New York Times “a true enemy of the people” one day after an extensive report detailing the ways in which he has sought to influence the investigations into his presidency and allies. The president’s tweet did not refute any specific reporting from the Times, but marked yet another escalation in his sustained attacks on his hometown paper and the media as a whole.

NY Times Reports $709M In Digital Rev In ’18

The company is near its goal of $800 million in digital revenue ahead of a 2020 target. Paying subscribers rose to 4.3 million, a record.

Trump Discusses ‘Fake News’ With NY Times

New York Times Publisher A.G. Sulzberger asked the president to curb his anti-press rhetoric. Trump replied with a request for “a great story, just one” from The Times.

NYT Launches Flash Audio Briefing For Alexa

The New York Times is pushing further into voice products for smart speakers. On Friday, the company announced that it’s launching a weekday flash news briefing called The New York Times Briefing for Alexa-enabled devices (hosted by Michael Barbaro, who is a busy man). It’s also debuting a weekly interactive news quiz from The Daily’s producers.

NY Times Digitizing Over 5 Million Photos

QUARTERLY REPORT

The New York Times Now Has 4M Subs

The New York Times now has more subscribers than at any time in the newspaper’s history. The newspaper announced the milestone Thursday along with its third quarter earnings results. It now has 4 million total subscribers, with about 3 million of those subscribers receiving the digital only edition.

Sulzberger: Independent Press Is ‘American Ideal’

A.G. Sulzberger, the still relatively new publisher of The New York Times, says this is an “all-hands-on-deck time” for journalism. And he is in charge of one of the ships. Sulzberger took the reins from his father Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr. about a year ago. He worked in the newsroom and in the business ranks of the paper before taking the top post. Now he’s in charge of growing the digital footprint to The Times and managing the decline of the print edition.

NYT Doubles Down On Revenue Diversification

NY Times Sues FCC For Net Neutrality Info

The New York Times Co. is asking a judge to order the FCC to turn over information related to possible Russian meddling in the agency’s recent net neutrality proceeding.

How The NY Times Got That Op-Ed

James Bennet, the Times’s Opinion editor, discusses the origin of the Trump administration’s bewitching cry for help.

What Does ‘Off The Record’ Really Mean?

Trump Asked To Reconsider Anti-Media Talk

New York Times Publisher A.G. Sulzberger said his main purpose for accepting a meeting with President Trump last month was to “raise concerns about the president’s deeply troubling anti-press rhetoric. I told the president directly that I thought that his language was not just divisive but increasingly dangerous,” he said.

New York Times Folds Its Programmatic Sales Team Into Its Larger Ad Sales Org

NY Times Developing TV News Series

The newspaper is working with production company Left/Right on what it describes as “an ambitious television news series that seeks to combine the range and authority of Times journalism with immersive storytelling, innovative visuals and best-in-class production values,”

What’s Going On At NYT’s Opinion Pages?

Editor James Bennet promised a re-invention of the paper’s op-eds. It’s put him in the crosshairs.

Public Radio Getting NY Times’ The Daily Podcast

NYT, Fox News Lead Momentum Web Awards

Star NYT Reporter Returns After Alleged Misconduct

NYT Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. Retiring

He transformed The Times into an international media company, and built one of the most successful digital pay models in news. Succeeding him is his son, current deputy publisher, A.G. Sulzberger (right), a principal architect of the company’s digital transformation.

NY Times Halves Its Free Monthly Articles

The great paywall tightening of 2017 continues. The New York Times said Friday that it will cut the number of free articles available to “most” non-subscribers each month from 10 to five. The change is the most significant one the Times has made to its pay model since 2012, when it cut the number of monthly free articles from 20 to 10.

Sebastian Tomich To Head NYT Advertising

In addition, Amber Guild is named president of T Brand Marketing Solutions; Lisa Howard becomes SVP-GM, media; and Andy Wright becomes SVP, partnerships.

NYT Nearing Goal Of $800M Digital Business

Success? The New York Times is on track to hit $579 million in digital revenues this year — and $900 million by 2020.

NY Times Eyes Expanding Service Journalism

Getting paying subscribers is the new obsession of publishing companies. The New York Times is famous for its Pulitzer-winning news coverage, but it’s the how-to pieces that are among the best performers when it comes to signing up new subscribers. The Times has had service journalism as part of its bundle since at least the 1970s, but it’s taking a more systematic approach to it today as part of an effort to double its digital revenue.

Weinstein Lawyers Battling Potential Stories

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has enlisted a team of attorneys to fight planned articles in The New York Times and the New Yorker that are said to be about his personal behavior.

NY Times Makes Key Digital Appointments

On Tuesday, the New York Times Co. announced key appointments to product and design and the formation of a new products and ventures group, further defining the structure it announced in June. These changes, the company said, are designed to “streamline and raise the ambitions of the company’s digital operations in order to accelerate its rapidly growing […]

NY Times Beats Palin Defamation Lawsuit

The New York Times has prevailed in defense of a defamation lawsuit brought by Sarah Palin over an editorial that mistakenly linked one of her political action committee ads to a 2011 mass shooting that severely wounded then-Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff dismissed the complaint on Tuesday.

The Last Great American Newspaper War?

Breaking story after story, two great American newspapers, The New York Times and The Washington Post, are resurgent, with record readerships. One has greater global reach and fifth-generation family ownership; the other has Jeff Bezos as its deep-pocketed proprietor and a technological advantage. Both, however, still face an existential foe.

NEWS ANALYSIS

The New York Times Needs Two Bold Moves

The New York Times should accelerate the shift underlined in its latest quarterly results: reconsidering the daily print product and moving aggressively abroad.

NY Times Hits Digital Milestone In 2Q

For the first time in New York Times history, digital-only subscription revenue ($82.5 million) has surpassed print advertising revenue ($77 million). Those numbers were revealed during the paper’s second quarter earnings call to investors Thursday, when executives also touted an increase in advertising growth from the previous year’s quarter — the first time that has occurred in nearly three years.

FNC Spends Big To Poke Fun At NY Times

Fox ran a full-page advertisement in The New York Times on Thursday, blurbing a recent review that called the Fox & Friends morning show “the most powerful TV show in America.” Television critic James Poniewozik’s review wasn’t exactly complimentary, as it traced the show’s close relationship with the nation’s tweeter-in-chief, President Donald Trump.

No Fox Apology In Fight With NY Times

The dispute between the news outlets was magnified by White House attention. A Fox & Friends report on Saturday was headlined “NYT foils U.S. attempt to take out al-Baghdadi.” President Donald Trump apparently was watching, because less than a half-hour later he tweeted that the Times “foiled U.S. attempt to kill the single most wanted terrorist, Al-Baghdadi. Their sick agenda over National Security.”

NY Times Asks ‘Fox & Friends’ For Apology

NY Times Asks ‘Fox & Friends’ For Apology

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times is asking Fox News’ morning show “Fox & Friends” to apologize for what the newspaper calls a “malicious and inaccurate segment” about the newspaper, intelligence leaks and the Islamic State that aired Saturday. New York Times spokeswoman Danielle Rhoades Ha said Sunday that she requested an “on-air […]

Trump Jr. ‘Transparency" Tactic May Backfire

Donald Trump Jr.’s released incriminating emails after the New York Times alerted him it already had the emails and sought comment before posting them. Trump’s pre-emptive move may have given him the appearance of having nothing to hide in this instance, but he can no longer count on a heads-up from the press the next time it has a potentially damaging story.

NY Times Now Charging For Its Cooking Site

Sarah Palin Sues NY Times For Defamation

The former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate filed a lawsuit against the Times on Tuesday alleging that a recent editorial falsely portrayed her as responsible for inciting the 2011 shooting of Democratic Rep. Gabby Giffords. She is seeking more than $75,000 in damages.