The International Herald Tribune Published its Final Edition; to be Re-Branded Now

Oct 15, 2013 16:30 IST

The International Herald Tribune on 14 October 2013 published its final edition under its own brand name. This marked the end of 125-year-newspaper, which was the soul of American expatriates. The International Herald Tribune is headquartered in Paris and is printed throughout the world. It was re-branded on 15 October 2013 as the International New York Times.

The International Herald Tribune was took over completely by the New York Times Co. in the year 2003. The New York Times Co. earlier declared that it would be re-branded in the online version as well as in the print version.

History of International Herald Tribune

• The International Herald Tribune was found on 4 October 1887 by the New York Herald publisher Gordon Bennett.
• The aim of the newspaper was to facilitate American expats living in Paris with the news.
• The publication of International Herald Tribune was suspended just once for the Nazi occupation of Paris from 1940 to 1944.
• It received its name- International Herald Tribune in the year 1967, after the Washington Post and the New York Times took their stakes in it, because of the collapse of the New York Herald Tribune.
• Gradually it expanded across the world and at present, it is printed at 38 locations and distributed in over 160 countries with circulation of around 226000 in the year 2011.

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