40 Facts About The Times

1. The New York The Times commented on a disastrous failed flight attempt by a man named Samuel Pierpont Langley.

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2. New York The Times has won 125 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other newspaper.

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3. The Times has developed a national and international "reputation for thoroughness" over time.

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4. In June 2012, The New York The Times launched its first official foreign-language variant, cn.

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5. In 2008, The New York The Times created an app for the iPhone and iPod Touch which allowed users to download articles to their mobile device enabling them to read the paper even when they were unable to receive a signal.

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6. In 2012, The New York The Times introduced a Chinese-language news site, cn.

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7. New York The Times began publishing daily on the World Wide Web on January 22, 1996, "offering readers around the world immediate access to most of the daily newspaper's contents.

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8. New York The Times printed a display advertisement on its first page on January 6, 2009, breaking tradition at the paper.

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9. In September 2008, The New York The Times announced that it would be combining certain sections effective October 6, 2008, in editions printed in the New York metropolitan area.

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10. New York The Times switched to a digital production process sometime before 1980, but only began preserving the resulting digital text that year.

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11. The New York The Times began an international edition in 1946.

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12. In the 1880s, The New York The Times gradually transitioned from supporting Republican Party candidates in its editorials to becoming more politically independent and analytical.

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13. Since the mid-1970s, The New York The Times has greatly expanded its layout and organization, adding special weekly sections on various topics supplementing the regular news, editorials, sports, and features.

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14. New York The Times is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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15. The Times beats the Herald with an exclusive eyewitness report.

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16. The Times takes on Erie Railroad speculators in a series of articles that will help sharpen its quills for an even bigger fight to come, the Tweed series.

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17. The Times drops its daily price to 2 cents on weekdays to compete with The Sun and The World.

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18. The Times falls into a feud with the Shubert theater group when its drama critic Alexander Woollcott calls a Shubert production "quite tedious.

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19. The Times is the only paper in the world to print the entire Treaty of Versailles.

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20. The Times installs its own wireless receiving station at 43rd Street.

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21. In an early effort to expand its base, The Times begins a four-page daily section for Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island.

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22. The Times begins publishing Winston Churchill's wartime memoirs before their appearance in book form.

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23. The Times begins a series of excerpts from the government's classified history of the Vietnam War.

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24. New York The Times begins abandoning hot metal type, set by Linotype operators, in favor of "cold type", set on computers.

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25. New York The Times begins converting its presses at the 43rd Street headquarters from letterpress to the offset method.

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26. New York The Times introduces @times, an arts and entertainment service carried by America Online.

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27. New York The Times expands Business and Technology coverage online with the launch of new and redesigned sections.

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28. New York The Times expanded its Opinion Pages online with more contributors, content, video and enhanced discussion features building upon the new Sunday Review section.

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29. The Times maintained rigorous standards of reporting and writing and strove for meticulous accuracy.

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30. The New York The Times decided that they wanted to use a music awards show to push their anti-gun agenda.

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31. The Times started a new, free, monthly science magazine, Eureka, in October 2009.

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32. The Times stayed with Times New Roman for 40 years, but new production techniques and the format change from broadsheet to tabloid in 2004 have caused the newspaper to switch font five times since 1972.

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33. In 1908, The Times started using the Monotype Modern typeface.

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34. When The Times began using Monotype in 1908, this design was remade by Monotype for its equipment.

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35. In May 2017 The Times had a circulation of 445,737 and The Sunday Times of 775,188.

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36. In April 2016, the cover price of The Times became £1.40 on weekdays and £1.50 on Saturdays.

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37. In May 2008 printing of The Times switched from Wapping to new plants at Waltham Cross in Hertfordshire, and Merseyside and Glasgow, enabling the paper to be produced with full colour on every page for the first time.

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38. The Times faced financial extinction in 1890 under Arthur Fraser Walter, but it was rescued by an energetic editor, Charles Frederic Moberly Bell.

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39. In November 2006 The Times began printing headlines in a new font, Times Modern.

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40. The Times is a British daily national newspaper based in London.

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