Browse or search this collection of teaching strategies using The Times in various disciplines, contributed by faculty from around the nation.
Introducing The Times
- The Inside Story: how The Times is created every day; architecture of the newspaper. (PDF)
- Readers’ Guide: the different journalistic forms found in The Times
- The Subway Fold: how to read The Times like a New Yorker. (PDF)
- A Guide to Page 1: brief version. (PDF)
- “Google Zeitgeist” – New York Times editors and journalists discuss their work. (video)
- The New York Times Company Website
- The New York Times Company environmental stewardship statement.
- How to Solve The New York Times Crossword Puzzle by Will Shortz, puzzles editor of The New York Times
Articles from the present back to 1987 are free; articles from 1851 to 1922 are in the public domain and are free. Articles between 1922 and 1987 may be seen in abstract only for free; access to the full article requires payment of $3.95 per article.
Each topic page collects all the news, reference and archival information, photos, graphics, audio and video files published on topics ranging from Madonna to Myanmar. This treasure trove is available without charge on articles going back to 1981.
About.com, a property of The New York Times Company, is an online neighborhood of hundreds of helpful experts, eager to share their wealth of knowledge with visitors.
We invite you to explore the projects, resources and opportunities of our education partnerships.
The New York Times in College is pleased to be collaborating with the International Leadership Association in our new project, The New York Times in Leadership.
The American Democracy Project (ADP) is a multi-campus initiative focused on higher education’s role in preparing the next generation of informed, engaged citizens for our democracy. The project began in 2003 as an initiative of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), in partnership with The New York Times.
A monograph, edited by Martha J. LaBare, published in cooperation with the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina.
An award-winning site for teachers and students age 13 or older; many features and resources are useful in the college classroom.
The New York Times in College has partnered with CUNY and LaGuardia and Wagner Archives of LaGuardia Community College in a multi-year series of calendars, online resources and lesson plans. These materials draw on compelling original documents and photographs to illuminate the historic roots of issues in contemporary American society.
The New York Times Contests
Learn about current contests for college students; read entries for past contests.
- Modern Love Essay Contest 2011
Students at least 18 years of age, residing in the United States and enrolled in an American college or university, are invited to submit personal essays between 1,500 and 1,700 words that illustrate the current state of love and relationships. The winner will be published in a special Modern Love column in The New York Times Sunday Styles section. The deadline for submissions is 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, March 31, 2011.
- The New York Times Magazine
College Essay Contest
- Win a Trip with Nick 2012