'New York Times' Launches Weekly Editions in Uruguay, Russia

By: E&P Staff The New York Times announced Tuesday the launch of its international news supplement in two additional publications: El Observador in Uruguay, and the award-winning Novaya Gazeta in Russia.

The international weekly, first introduced in 2002, retains the layout and typography of The New York Times and includes news coverage, features, commentary, color photos and graphics about the United States, world affairs, business, culture and social trends.

?We welcome El Observador and Novaya Gazeta to the international weekly community,? said Gloria Brown Anderson, vice president of international editorial development for The New York Times News Services. ?These two papers share our commitment to provide high-quality journalism to readers and we are honored to be distributed in these countries.?

?The addition of The New York Times to our newspaper will only complement our daily reporting and further our efforts to provide readers with top quality journalism,? said Dr. Ricardo Peirano, director of El Observador, a daily paper distributed throughout Uruguay.

Shareholders Mikhail Gorbachev and Aleksandr Lebedev and editor-in-chief Dmitri Muratov of Novaya Gazeta, a thrice-weekly publication, said, ?Staff and shareholders of Novaya Gazeta are proud to announce the publication of a Russian edition of The New York Times supplement. The New York Times is undoubtedly one of the world?s leading providers of information, and our readership is worthy of this outstanding product.?


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