Pub. date: 2009 | Online Pub. Date: December 16, 2009 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412972048 | Print ISBN: 9780761929574 | Online ISBN: 9781412972048| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
New York Times, the
The New York Times is the leading U.S. national newspaper and is based in New York City with 16 regional, 11 national, and 26 foreign bureaus. In early 2008, the paper had 1,332 newsroom employees, more than during any other point in its history and more than any other American newspaper. However, due to industry-wide financial losses, in 2008 the publisher decided to reduce 100 newsroom staff positions. The Times has distribution outlets throughout the world, with home delivery available for select U.S. cities. In 2007, its 12-month average circulation was 1,066,600 on weekdays and 1,529,700 on Sundays. The Times publishes in several formats: the standard print edition; electronic edition; Times Reader edition, a software program enabling users to download the paper and read it in a paginated version on or offline for a monthly subscription fee; and Nytimes. com edition, the online version of the paper based on a ...