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MC 2242 - News Reporting & Writing

Finding Research

The New Yorker

  1. Log into Academic Search Complete.
  2. Click on "Publications" in the upper left corner of the screen.
  3. Search for "new yorker."

Editorial Traditions

  • Profiles - articles about notable people
  • Goings on About Town - listing of cultural and entertainment events in New York
  • The Talk of the Town - brief frequently humorous pieces of life in New York
  • Cartoons


  • signature display typeface, Irvin, named after its creator, the designer-illustrator Rea Irvin
  • body text is set in Adobe Caslon
  • placement of diaeresis marks in words with repeating vowels—such as reëlectedpreëminent and coöperate
  • spells out the names of numerical amounts


  • average household income of The New Yorker readers in 2009 was $109,877



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Date Published
The Library has access to the New Yorker from 2004 to present.

Number of Pages
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