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The Times Union is an American daily newspaper, serving the Capital Region of New York. Although the newspaper focuses on Albany and its suburbs, it covers all parts of the four-county area, including the cities of Troy, Schenectady
Schenectady
and Saratoga Springs. It is owned by Hearst Communications. The paper was founded in 1857 as the Morning Times, becoming Times-Union by 1891,[2] and was purchased by William Randolph Hearst in 1924.[3] The newspaper has been online since 1996. The editor of the Times Union is Rex Smith, who has held the post since July 2002.[4] He had been the paper's managing editor. George Hearst is the publisher. The newspaper is printed in its Colonie headquarters by the Hearst Corporation's Capital Newspapers Division. The daily edition costs $2 and the Sunday/Thanksgiving Day edition costs $3. Home delivery prices are slightly lower. The Times Union announced in May 2006 that it would pay $3.5 million over 10 years for the naming rights of the Pepsi
Pepsi
Arena in downtown Albany. On January 1, 2007, the arena was renamed the Times Union Center.

Contents

1 Sections

1.1 Daily 1.2 Thursday 1.3 Sunday

2 Editorial
Editorial
board 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Sections[edit] Daily[edit]

Front Section: The Times Union's A section contains national, world, state, and celebrity news, corrections, editorials, an editorial cartoon, commentaries, and letters to the editor. In 2007, the paper reorganized its daily sections and began placing late-breaking local news stories in the front section. Capital Region: The local section contains news relating to the Capital District, obituaries, a calendar of events, and the weather report. It also contains columns by Fred LeBrun, Paul Grondahl and Chris Churchill. Sports: The sports section covers local and national sports events at high school, college, and professional levels. Outdoor activities are also represented. Business: The business section contains local and national business news, stock and mutual fund tables, classified advertisements, and a crossword puzzle. Perspective: The Perspective section includes editorials, columns and letters to the editor.

Thursday[edit] In addition to the above, the Thursday edition contains:

Preview: A tabloid section covering movies, music, dance, theater, and other entertainment topics. It contains movie reviews in brief, a calendar of events, personals, and a review of an inexpensive restaurant.

Sunday[edit] In addition to the daily sections, the Sunday edition contains:

Perspective: Contains opinion commentaries, editorials, an editorial cartoon, letters to the editor, obituaries, and a report of Congressional votes. Spaces: A tabloid section with real estate listings and articles on housing topics. Travel/Books: A two-part section with the first portion covering travel and the second covering books. It contains travel articles, weekly airfares, book reviews, and the New York Times Bestseller List. Parade Magazine: The Sunday Times Union includes this national magazine covering lifestyle (food, health, fitness, family) and celebrity topics. Arts/Events: The arts section has articles on classical music, the visual arts, and theater. It also contains a calendar of events, museum and gallery listings, and a Broadway theater
Broadway theater
directory.

The Sunday paper also has numerous advertising circulars and coupon pages. Editorial
Editorial
board[edit] The Times Union's editorial board consists of:

George R. Hearst III—Publisher Rex Smith—Editor Jay Jochnowitz— Editorial
Editorial
Page Editor Michael V. Spain—Associate Editor Tena Tyler—Senior Editor. Engagement Harry Rosenfeld—Editor-at-Large

Source: TimesUnion.com The paper is mentioned as the employer of Jane Fonda's character in the film, "Sundays in New York". She states she is the music critic for this paper. See also[edit]

Capital District portal New York portal Journalism portal

Alan Chartock The Media Project Times Union Center WAMC

References[edit]

^ "eCirc Circulation Averages for 6 Months ending 3/31/2011". Audit Bureau of Circulations. Archived from the original on March 17, 2013. Retrieved 2011-10-04.  ^ "New York State Newspapers". New York State Library.  ^ "Albany Times Union". Hearst Corporation. Archived from the original on 2006-10-30. Retrieved 2006-10-27.  ^ "Rex Smith". Hearst Corporation. Archived from the original on 2006-10-30. Retrieved 2006-10-27. 

"Guide to the Times Union opinion pages". Archived from the original on Sep 27, 2007. 

External links[edit]

Official website (Mobile)

Legacy of Change, History of the TU on its 150th anniversary (Rex Smith) Editor's Column Capitaland Quarterly

Times Union profile at Hearst Corporation

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Hearst Communications

Daily newspapers

The Advocate Times Union Beaumont Enterprise Connecticut Post The Courier (Conroe, Texas) Edwardsville Intelligencer Greenwich Time The Hour Houston Chronicle Huron Daily Tribune Journal-Courier Laredo Morning Times Manistee News Advocate The Middletown Press Midland Daily News Midland Reporter-Telegram New Haven Register The News-Times The Pioneer Plainview Daily Herald The Register Citizen San Antonio Express-News San Francisco Chronicle seattlepi.com The Telegraph Connecticut Magazine

Weekly newspapers

Cleveland Advocate Eastex Advocate Examiner Newspapers (Bellaire, Memorial, River Oaks, West University) The Lake Houston Observer The Potpourri (Magnolia and Tomball) Sugar Land Sun The Villager (The Woodlands, Texas) La Voz de Houston

Magazines

United States

Car and Driver Cosmopolitan Country Living Elle Elle Decor Esquire Food Network Magazine Good Housekeeping Harper's Bazaar

harper by Harper's Bazaar

House Beautiful Marie Claire
Marie Claire
(US) O, The Oprah Magazine Popular Mechanics Redbook Road & Track Seventeen Town & Country Woman's Day CDS Global Hearst Magazines Digital Media

ELLEgirl.com espin Lenny Letter Shondaland.com

International

All About Soap Company Digital Spy Elle Esquire Inside Soap Psychologies Quo Sugar

Hearst TV Television stations by affiliation

ABC

KETV KHBS
KHBS
/ KHOG KMBC KOAT KOCO KSBW-DT2 WAPT WCVB WISN WJCL WMUR WMTW WPBF WTAE

The CW

KCWE KHBS-DT2 / KHOG-DT2 WCWG WKCF WPTZ-DT2

Other

CBS

KCCI WLKY

Independent

WMOR

MyNetworkTV

KQCA KCCI-DT3

NBC

KCRA KSBW WBAL WDSU WESH WGAL WLWT WPTZ
WPTZ
/ WNNE WVTM WXII WYFF

Acquisitions

Pulitzer, Inc.

Radio stations

WBAL WIYY

Entertainment and syndication

A&E Networks (50%) Cosmopolitan Television
Cosmopolitan Television
(part owner) DailyINK ESPN Inc.
ESPN Inc.
(20%) King Features Syndicate Light TV
Light TV
(part owner) Litton Entertainment
Litton Entertainment
(major) NorthSouth Productions (50%) Reed Brennan Media Associates Texture (part owner) Verizon Hearst Media Partners (50%)

AwesomenessTV Complex Networks

Business media

Black Book First Databank Fitch Ratings
Fitch Ratings
(80%)

BMI Research

Motor

Real estate

Hearst Tower Hearst Service C

.