Skip to comments.Herald Tribune to Be Renamed The International New York Times
Posted on 02/25/2013 3:52:45 PM PST by algernon_garnock
The New York Times Company said on Monday that it was planning to rename The International Herald Tribune, its 125-year-old newspaper based in Paris, and would also unveil a new Web site for international audiences.
Starting this fall, under the plan, the paper will be rechristened The International New York Times, reflecting the companys intention to focus on its core New York Times newspaper and to build its international presence.
This recognizes our global reach and is an exciting and logical move, said Jill Abramson, the executive editor of The New York Times.
Mark Thompson, president and chief executive of The New York Times Company, said in a statement that the company recently explored its prospects with international audiences, and noted there was significant potential to grow the number of New York Times subscribers outside of the United States.
He added: The digital revolution has turned The New York Times from being a great American newspaper to becoming one of the worlds best-known news providers. We want to exploit that opportunity.
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‘International Fish Wrapper’??
For international fish?
I used to enjoy reading the International Herald while relaxing with a nice Swiss bier in Zurich.
That was years ago. It is so leftist now, the name change is long overdue.
You know they will add its circulation to their own now. Idiots.
That should immediately tank their sales.
“Encyclopedia Galactica” was taken?
The Herald-Tribune was a historic name with venerable (though not always honorable) historical associations.
The International New York Times sounds a lot like the Titanic, or the Hindenburg, or the Concorde -- all venerable names I guess, but without much of a future to go with the past.
You can’t sprinkle peanuts on a steaming turd and call it a chocolate doughnut. It will still be a pile of excrement.
Global fail. I like it.
They are hoping that Europeans haven’t heard of the Times fall into fish-wrapper territory.
“The Old Grey Lady” of Presstitution turns out to not be menopausal.
Welcome to “Spawn Of Old Grey Lady”.