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EN 2242 - News Reporting & Writing (O'Connor): Home

The New Yorker

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

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In the Library

We also keep copies of the New Yorker in the Library. You can find:

2005- present Cooke Wing
1977-2002 Microfiche, available downstairs
1925-2002 CD, available at Circulation Desk