International Herald Tribune

The International Herald Tribune (IHT) was the name—for nearly half century—of a Paris-based, English language newspaper. The paper had appeared under slightly different names since 1887, when it was founded in Paris as the European edition of the New York Herald. Its name changed in 2013 to reflect its ownership by The New York Times, and it has been known most recently as The New York Times International Edition. As its circulation mushroomed in the latter part of the 20th century, the IHT often styled itself as “the world’s first global newspaper.” This entry discusses the newspaper’s global context, its readership and distribution, competition and economic challenges, and its founding and evolution.

Global Context

Although its recent focus has been on digital distribution, the print edition, at ...

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