New York Times was founded in 1851 by the New york Times Company.
NYT is a daily USA newspaper. It has won 114 Pulitzer awards surpassing all other news organization. The paper is printed in a broadsheet format. The paper has a motto of “ All the news that Fit to prints” is displayed in upper left corner of the front page. The paper had a nickname as “The Grad Lady” and is regarded as “newspaper of record” in the media industry. It also has an international version called the International New York Times. This has its sale in more than 160 countries and territories. It was earlier published as International Herald tribune (IHT). Because of a steady rise of online media and social media, the sale of the newspaper suffered a decline. The press was involved in “New york Times Co. Vs. Sullivan “ case in 1964 that helped bringing one of the most important decision by United States Supreme count towards freedom of press. In earlier days there was discrimination against women in press that they can’t work for journalism. New york Post hired first journalist women Jane Grant who was nicknamed as fluff hiding her identity. But later on many female journalists were hired and given quality work. The newspaper comprises of three main sections: News (National and International, Technology, health, Education etc.), Opinion (Editorial, letters to editor) and features (including art, movie, travel, fashion, style etc.). Its website is ranked as the top website and has more than 555 million page views in 2005. There have been several controversies with the paper. At times of Iraq war it was blamed to post insufficiently qualified information regarding war and some content was overly favoring Bush’s administration. The press failed to report the widespread Ukrainian famine in 1930s.