A memo from the Times’ top editorial team says the paper now has 2-1/2 million digital subscriptions, a million print subscribers and more than 130 million readers every month. That’s twice the paper’s total audience only two years ago.
Ironically, the president probably has something to do with The Times' ballooning audience. With all the lies and "alternate reality" coming from the president and his White House henchmen, more people are now looking to media outlets they can trust for real and accurate news...The New York Times, The Washington Post and other major papers.
So thank you, Mr. president, for helping the New York Times grow. Its digital revenues jumped from $400 million two years ago toward its goal of $800 million by 2020, hopefully offsetting ongoing drops in print ad revenues that are hardly exclusive to The Times.
The editors have declared 2018 as “the year of audience,” which means they intend to do their best “to compete for audience time and attention and demonstrate to readers that Times journalism is so valuable it’s worth paying for.”
130,000,000 readers a month....if that's what "failing" looks like, then keep on failing New York Times. We need you now, more than ever.