The New York Times Company
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The company was founded by Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones in New York City. The first edition of the newspaper The New York Times, published on September 18, 1851, stated: "We publish today the first issue of the New-York Daily Times, and we intend to issue it every morning (Sundays excepted) for an indefinite number of years to come."
Company stock profile
Since 1967, the company has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYT. Of the two categories of stock, Class A and Class B, the former is publicly traded and the latter is held privately --- largely (nearly 90%) by the descendants of Adolph Ochs, who purchased The New York Times newspaper in 1896.
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More information about The New York Times Company
January 1, 2003 The company completed its purchase of The Washington Post 50 percent interest in the International Herald Tribune (IHT) for US$65 million. The New York Times Company, which had owned 50% of the IHT, became the sole owner.
March 18, 2005 The company acquired About.com, an online provider of consumer information for US$410 million. In 2005, the company reported revenues of US$3.4 billion to its investors.
August 25, 2006 The company acquired Baseline StudioSystems, an online database and research service on the film and television industries for US$35 million. In 2011, the Times sold the service back to its original owners.
September 12, 2006 The company announced its decision to sell its Broadcast Media Group, consisting of "nine network-affiliated television stations, their related Web sites and the digital operating center"The New York Times Company.