Podgorica – International weekly edition of New York Times will be printed in Vijesti from October 1st – that was agreed by the management of both papers.
The choice of the articles, reports, and comments from one of the most eminent world media, made with joint efforts specially for Vijesti will be published on Monday in English in a special addition on 12 pages of Montenegrin independent daily.
With that Vijesti have become a part of the network of 23 dailies all over the world who publish this edition of the most reliable American paper, among which are Paris Monde, and International Herald Tribune, Munich Zie Deutsche Zeitung, London Observer, Spanis Pais, Roman Republica, Vienna Standard, Athens Catimerini, and Belgrade Politika.
During the yesterdays phone conference of the management of Vijesti with the director of New York Times for Europe, Middle East, and Africa Philip Hercberg they have arranged a two-year cooperation which can be continued after that. Hercberg thanked the management of Vijesti and has supported their fight for freedom of opinion and of research in Montenegro after the recent attack on director Zeljko Ivanovic after the 10-year jubilee of the papers.
In the edition which will be published in Vijesti editors of two papers will choose the best and the most interesting texts from New York Times for European and Montenegrin market which reflect “a unique vision and view on the world” of the leading paper in America – it was agreed yesterday.
New York Times as founded in 1851 and so far it has won 95 Pulicer prizes far most than any other printed media in the world. The owner of the daily is New York Times Company which prints 15 more papers. With the nickname “Lady with white hair” because of its serious appearance and style it is often considered to be a national chronicle on whose articles many people address as on an official and authoritative source for modern events.
Current publisher is Arthur Oaks Schulzberger junior, a member of the family that controls the paper since 1896.