|On this day in 1851, the first publication of The New-York Daily Times, which later became The New York Times, was done.
The paper has won 125 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other newspaper.
It has been owned by the family since 1896; A.G. Sulzberger, the paper’s publisher, and his father, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., the company’s chairman, are the fourth and fifth generation of the family to helm the paper.
Nicknamed “The Gray Lady“,The New York Times has long been regarded within the industry as a national “newspaper of record“.
Since the mid-1970s, The New York Times has greatly expanded its layout and organization, adding special weekly sections on various topics supplementing the regular news, editorials, sports, and features.
Since 2008, The New York Times has been organized into the following sections: News, Editorials/Opinions-Columns/Op-Ed, New York (metropolitan), Business, Sports of The Times, Arts, Science, Styles, Home, Travel, and other features.