Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, known to many as "Punch", dies at his home in Southampton, New York, after a long illness
A U.S. newspaper publishers most famous, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, whose family owns the New York Times, died Saturday at the age of 86 years.
Sulzberger was one of the best "Gray Lady" known frameworks. Its mandate in charge of the best known American newspaper covered a period of great change and the dynamics of the media industry.
His son, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., is the current editor of the newspaper, overseeing the adjustment traumatic for a digital world that began in the late period of the control of his father. In a statement reported by the New York Times said Sulzberger family Sulzberger, who was known to many by his nickname of "Punch," died at his home in Southampton, New York, after a long illness fought against.
The Sulzberger family led the New York Times in 1896: when the Sulzberger took over in 1963, the media was the hot metal that dominated ink and delivered newspapers in hand.
The Times was also a somewhat insular institution was financially vulnerable. Sulzberger began a rapid expansion, the acquisition of radio and television and the extension of the newspaper in his native New York to become national in scope. He turned the company into a multi-billion dollars for the time he gave to his son in 1997.
Sulzberger the Times saw him win the Pulitzer Prize, the highest honor in American journalism, 31 times.