Combing through the New York Times archive

timesselect-thumb.gifFresh off The New York Times ending its TimesSelect product, Jason Kottke has compiled an awesome list of gems from the newly opened New York Times archive. Among them:

The first mention of the World Wide Web in the Times in February 1993.

– Early report of Lincoln’s assassination…”The President Still Alive at Last Accounts”.

The first mention of television (as a concept) in the Times, from February 1907.

Many more interesting Times archive nuggets over at

[Via Snarkmarket]

Author: Danny Sanchez

Danny Sanchez is the Audience Development Manager at Tribune's and Danny has been with Tribune since 2005 in a variety of editorial, digital and product development roles in Hartford, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale. He has also previously worked in the newsrooms of the Tampa Bay Times and The Miami Herald.