New York (magazine)

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New York is an American biweekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City. Founded by Milton Glaser and Clay Felker in 1968 as a competitor to The New Yorker, it was brasher and less polite, and established itself as a cradle of New Journalism.[3] Over time, it became more national in scope, publishing many noteworthy articles on American culture by writers such as Tom Wolfe, Jimmy Breslin, Nora Ephron, John Heilemann, Frank Rich, and Rebecca Traister.

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New York
June 8, 1970 issue
EditorDavid Haskell
CategoriesGeneral interest
PublisherNew York Media
Total circulation406,237[1]
First issueApril 8, 1968; 55 years ago (1968-04-08)
CompanyVox Media[2]
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York City

In its 21st-century incarnation under editor-in-chief Adam Moss, "The nation's best and most-imitated city magazine is often not about the city—at least not in the overcrowded, traffic-clogged, five-boroughs sense", wrote then-Washington Post media critic Howard Kurtz, as the magazine increasingly published political and cultural stories of national significance.[4]

Since its redesign and relaunch in 2004, the magazine has won more National Magazine Awards than any other publication, including the 2013 award for Magazine of the Year.[5] It was one of the first dual-audience "lifestyle magazines", and its format and style have been emulated by some other American regional city publications.

In 2009, its paid and verified circulation was 408,622, with 95.8% of that coming from subscriptions. Its websites—, Vulture, the Cut, and Grub Street—received visits from more than 14 million users per month.[6]

In 2018, New York Media, the parent company of New York magazine, instituted a paywall for all its online sites,[7] followed by layoffs in early 2019.[8] On September 24, 2019, Vox Media announced that it had purchased New York magazine and its parent company, New York Media.[2]