New York Times, the

The New York Times (NYT) is a morning daily newspaper with Sunday editions that is regarded as the most important newspaper in the United States. Together with the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times, the NYT is part of the elite press that sets the trends for the other media outlets in the United States. Its coverage of political events is frequently studied by political and communication scholars and is considered both representative and influential of the entire U.S. media. It has won 94 Pulitzer prizes, more than any other U.S. newspaper.

The NYT was founded on September 18, 1851, by Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones as a penny paper alternative to the yellow journalism style practiced by most media outlets at the time. ...

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