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Encyclopedia > International Herald Tribune
International Herald Tribune

Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet

Owner The New York Times Company
Editor Michael Oreskes
Founded 1887
Political allegiance Centrist
Headquarters Paris, France
Several international offices

Website: www.iht.com

The International Herald Tribune is a widely read English language international newspaper. It combines the resources of its own correspondents with those of The New York Times and is printed at 33 sites throughout the world, for sale in more than 180 countries. The IHT is part of The New York Times Company. It has been based in Paris since its founding in 1887. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (526x800, 164 KB) Summary International Herald Tribune front page from Newseum. ... Newspaper sizes in August 2005. ... The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) is an American media company best known as the publisher of its namesake, The New York Times. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... In politics, centrism usually refers to the political ideal of promoting moderate policies which land in the middle ground between different political extremes. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Région ÃŽle-de-France Département Paris (75) Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Mayor Bertrand Delanoë  (PS) (since 2001) City Statistics Land... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... The New York Times is a newspaper published in New York City by Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. ... The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) is an American media company best known as the publisher of its namesake, The New York Times. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Région ÃŽle-de-France Département Paris (75) Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Mayor Bertrand Delanoë  (PS) (since 2001) City Statistics Land... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ...

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History

"The Herald" was founded on October 4, 1887 as the European edition of the New York Herald by the parent paper's owner, James Gordon Bennett, Jr. The company is based in Neuilly-sur-Seine, a suburb of Paris. October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The New York Herald was a large distribution newspaper based in New York City that existed between May 6, 1835 and 1924. ... James Gordon Bennett, Jr. ... Neuilly-sur-Seine is a commune in the Hauts-de-Seine département in France. ...


In 1928, the Herald became the first newspaper distributed by airplane, flying copies to London from Paris in time for breakfast. Publication of the IHT was interrupted between 19401944, during the occupation of Paris by Nazi Germany. 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of the United Kingdom and the largest city of England (strangely, England has no constitutional existence within the United Kingdom, and therefore cannot be said to have a capital). ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ...


In 1959, John Hay Whitney, a businessman and US Ambassador to the UK, bought the New York Herald and its European edition. In 1966, the New York paper closed, but the Whitney family kept the Paris paper going through partnerships. In December 1966, The Washington Post became a joint owner. Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Hay Whitney (August 27, 1904 in Ellsworth, Maine – February 8, 1982), colloquially known as Jock Whitney, was U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, publisher of the New York Herald Tribune, and a member of the Whitney family. ... The office of United States Ambassador (or Minister) to the United Kingdom (also known as Ambassador to the Court of St. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... The Washington Post is the largest newspaper in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. ...


The New York Times became a joint owner of the Herald in May 1967; the newspaper became known as the International Herald Tribune. 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ...


In 1974 the IHT began transmitting facsimile pages of the paper between nations and opened a printing site near London. In 1977, the paper opened a second site in Zürich. 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Zürich (German:   , Zürich German: Züri , in English generally Zurich, Italian: Zurigo) is the largest city in Switzerland (population: 366,145 in 2004; population of urban area: 1,091,732) and capital of the canton of Zürich. ...


The IHT began to send electronic images of newspaper pages from Paris to Hong Kong via satellite in 1980, making the paper simultaneously available on opposite sides of the planet. 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ...


In 1991, The Washington Post and The New York Times became sole and equal shareholders of the newspaper. It is now completely owned by The New York Times Company after it purchased the 50% stake owned by the Washington Post Company on December 30, 2002. The takeover ended a 35-year partnership between the two domestic competitors. The Post was forced to sell when the Times threatened to pull out and start a competing paper. As a result, the Post entered into an agreement to publish selected articles in The Wall Street Journal's European edition. 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) is an American media company, best known for owning the newspaper it is named after, The Washington Post, and Newsweek magazine. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) is an influential international daily newspaper published in New York City, New York with a worldwide average daily circulation of more than 2. ...


Distribution

The influential paper is printed at 34 sites around the world and sells in more than 180 countries. It has a circulation of 242,200 (2005), which has increased since 2003 when its circulation was 233,400, but is still below its 2001 circulation of 263,900[1]. It has about 335 employees.


Affiliations

Affiliations with international newspapers include:

The Daily Star is an English language newspaper based in Lebanon. ... Asahi-OSAKA office Asahi is a common name in Japan, for other uses see Asahi. ... The Joongang Daily is an English-language daily newspaper based in Seoul, South Korea. ... Haaretz (Hebrew: (help· info), The Land) is an Israeli newspaper, founded in 1919. ... Kathimerini (Greek: Η Καθημερινή, Translation: The Daily) is a daily newspaper published in Athens. ... El País (Spanish for The Country) is the most widely-circulated newspaper in Spain. ...

External links

  • Official website
  • International Herald Tribune timeline
  • Ketupa.net's New York Herald-Tribune and IHT media profile

  Results from FactBites:
 
International Herald Tribune - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (532 words)
"The Herald" was founded on October 4, 1887 as the European edition of the New York Herald by the parent paper's owner, James Gordon Bennett, Jr.
Publication of the IHT was interrupted between 1940–1944, during the occupation of Paris by Nazi Germany.
The New York Times became a joint owner of the Herald in May 1967; the newspaper became known as the International Herald Tribune.
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