The New Yorker

American weekly magazine since 1925 / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dear Wikiwand AI, let's keep it short by simply answering these key questions:

Can you list the top facts and stats about The New Yorker?

Summarize this article for a 10 years old


The New Yorker is an American weekly magazine featuring journalism, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry. Founded as a weekly in 1925, the magazine is published 47 times annually, with five of these issues covering two-week spans. Although its reviews and events listings often focus on the cultural life of New York City, The New Yorker has a wide audience outside New York and is read internationally.

Quick facts: Editor, Categories, Frequency, Format, Publis...
The New Yorker
Cover of The New Yorker's first issue in 1925 with illustration depicting iconic character Eustace Tilley
Cover of the first issue, with the figure of dandy Eustace Tilley, created by Rea Irvin[lower-alpha 1]
EditorDavid Remnick
Frequency47 issues/year
Format7+78 by 10+34 inches (200 mm × 273 mm)[3]
PublisherCondé Nast
Total circulation
(December 2019)
First issueFebruary 21, 1925; 98 years ago (1925-02-21)
CompanyAdvance Publications
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York City

It is well known for its illustrated and often topical covers,[5] its commentaries on popular culture and eccentric American culture, its attention to modern fiction by the inclusion of short stories and literary reviews, its rigorous fact checking and copy editing,[6][7] its journalism on politics and social issues, and its single-panel cartoons sprinkled throughout each issue.