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The New York Times Company

The images and pictures below illustrate information related to The New York Times Company. The New York Times Company is an American media company which publishes its namesake, The New York Times. Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr., has served as Chairman of the Board since 1997. It is headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York.

Overview

History

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 holdings

Alongside its namesake newspaper, the company also owns the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, and their related digital properties including NYTimes.com and Boston.com.

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.

Board of Directors

At the April 2005 board meeting, Class B shareholders elected nine of the fourteen directors of the company.

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Chronology

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"

January 4, 2007 The New York Times reported that the company had reached an agreement to sell all nine local television stations to the private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners.

May 17, 2007 The company announced that it had finalized the sale of its Broadcast Media Group on May 7, 2007, for "approximately $575 million."

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Hotel Carter (Manhattan) (0.21 km)

The Hotel Carter is a historic Manhattan hotel located a half block west of Times Square. The hotel was financed by a $2,200,000 loan to Harris and Percy Uris by the New York State Title and Mortgage Company in May 1929. It was chartered for $10,000 by M.C. Levine, of 535 5th Avenue, on April 22, 1930. Until October 1976 it was called the Dixie Hotel. The building is 24 stories high, and at its opening, it had 1,000 rooms. According to the hotel's website, it now has 700 rooms.

Apollo Theatre (42nd Street) (0.22 km)

The Apollo Theatre was a Broadway theatre located at 213 West 42nd Street in Manhattan, New York City. It was demolished in 1996 and provided part of the site for the new Ford Center, now known as the Foxwoods Theatre. History The theatre was built in 1920 by the Selwyn Brothers to a design by Eugene De Rosa. It stood next to the Lyric Theatre and was initially a musical theatre venue for such works as the Gershwin musical Strike Up the Band and George White's Scandals. By the early 1930s the Apollo had been turned into a film venue.

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WREG-TV

WREG-TV, virtual channel 3, is the CBS-affiliated television station in Memphis, Tennessee, operating its digital signal on UHF digital channel 28. The station is owned by Local TV, which took over all of the television stations formerly owned by The New York Times Company on May 7, 2007. The station's studios are located near the Mississippi River at Channel 3 Drive and West Virginia Ave. (off of Interstate 55) on the west side of Memphis, and its transmitter is located between I-40 and Whitten Road, approximately southeast of Bartlett.
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