The New York Times Has Not Sunk...Yet

Sulzberger talks up company at annual meeting


At the New York Times Company’s annual meeting on Wednesday, chairman Arthur Sulzberger Jr. did his best to keep the focus on the flagship paper’s high quality journalism. But, inevitably, the conversation turned to the company’s financial situation.

On the heels of Times executive editor Bill Keller’s fight with Arianna Huffington, who he accused of pushing a watered down, aggregated form of kitten-videos-and-pro-bono-blogging journalism, Sulzberger stressed to investors that as other publications abandon the “hard, expensive business of on-the-ground reporting,” the Times has not.

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