NYT launches bite sized video news segments effort with The New York Times Minute
New video effort is single sponsored by Microsoft
NEW YORK, NY – November 20, 2013 — The New York Times today unveiled “The New York Times Minute,” a video news report, released three times every weekday. Each one-minute segment will summarize three important stories of the moment, including breaking news and major topics of interest during the day. Microsoft Corp. is the official launch sponsor.
The New York Times Minute videos will publish at 6am, noon and 6pm ET on NYTimes.com and on The New York Times Minute blog at NYTimes.com/minute. In between episodes, the most current segment will be updated as news develops for up to date reporting. Created by a dedicated team of producers working in collaboration with the desks across the newsroom, The New York Times Minute videos will reflect the news judgment of The Times.
“Video is a fast growing and important part of our news report,” said Jill Abramson, executive editor, The New York Times. “The New York Times Minute series is a natural extension of our journalism that allows our viewers a quick and useful way to keep up with the news.”
This series is optimized for mobile devices and designed to be shared across all platforms. Access to video is free and unlimited to all users across NYTimes.com and all mobile apps.
The New York Times has recently launched a number of new series and original video programming, including By The Numbers (News), ScienceTake (Science), Modern Love (Style) Melissa Clark (Dining), Ask Well (Health), What’s In It (Food), App Smart (Technology), Retro Report (News), Skin Deep (Style), Can’t Go Without (Style), Driven (Autos), The Workout (Sports) as well as original Times documentaries, such as Hers to Lose: Inside Christine Quinn’s Bid for Mayor, The Making of Malala and Hannah’s Story.