One of the world's most popular and authoritative periodicals, which has experienced many political and military upheavals, existed in an era of war and unrest, managed to survive despite all the circumstances. Respected by all, legendary and monumental, at the same time to your attention - "The New York Times"!
For 170 years, The New York Times has maintained a high standard of quality, a kind of ultimate truth! Today we have prepared 7 interesting facts from the history of the publication that turned not only the publishing world, but also culture in general!
1. The Times New Roman font was invented specifically for The New York Times in 1931.
2. In order for the newspaper to receive exclusive news, John Walter (founder) agreed with the French newspapers, which sent interesting news to London with the first departing ship.
3. An annual subscription to The New York Times weighs almost 236 kilograms.
4. It was in The New York Times that the genre of scene reporting was born, a real breakthrough in 1817.
5. In 1853-1856, The New York Times sent the first military correspondent to the Crimean War, through which the Russian government transmitted its proposals for peace.
6. The New York Times is the third most popular newspaper after USA Today and The Wall Street Journal. It publishes verified facts and opinions of authoritative experts.
7. On January 22, 1996, The New York Times began publishing articles daily on the World Wide Web, "offering readers around the world immediate access to most of the daily's content."
"All news worthy of print," The New York Times tells us, and we, in turn, wish you only high-quality, proven news that will inspire you to new accomplishments.