NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED ON THIS DAY IN 1851

first newyork times
Reprint of the first issue of the times 


The New York Times
is a daily newspaper, founded by journalist and politician 
Henry J. Raymond, then a Whig and later second chairman of the Republican 
National Committee, and former banker George Jones. It has won 112 Pulitzer
Prizes, more than any other news organization. Its website is one of America’s
most popular news sites – and most popular among all the nation’s newspapers, 
receiving more than 30 million unique visitors per month. 

The paper’s print version remains the largest local metropolitan newspaper in 
the United States and third-largest newspaper overall, behind The Wall Street 
Journal
and USA Today.

hj raymond
Henry Jarvis Raymond

first Times building

new-york-times-tower

 

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