It wasn’t that long ago that serious people had real questions about the future of the New York Times, which looked like it might falter for the same reasons many newspapers have struggled over the past couple of decades.
Those questions look largely answered: The Times’ financial footing looks stable, thanks to a transformation from an advertising-based business to one supported by subscribers. Its journalism appears to be newly invigorated and is more essential than ever. And the paper seems to have adapted to the digital world quite nicely — perhaps you’ve heard of The Daily — while would-be digital rivals have struggled.
That’s all good news for A.G. Sulzberger, the Times’ publisher, who took over the family business in 2018. It also gives Sulzberger a little breathing room to consider issues that extend beyond the Times, like a worldwide assault on the free press — a concern he brought up directly to Donald Trump during an Oval Office interview in February.
We are interested to hear about all of that, and more, so we’re delighted that Sulzberger is joining us at the Code Conference on Tuesday, June 11.
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