International Business Times

American online news publication that publishes seven national editions and four languages

The International Business Times (IBT), or simply the IBTimes, is an international American online news publication. It publishes seven national editions in four languages. It offers news, opinion and editorial commentary on business and commerce. IBT is one of the world's largest online news sources, having forty million unique visitors each month. It was launched in 2005. It was founded by Etienne Uzac and Johnathan Davis. Its headquarter is in New York City.The current editor is Peter.S. Goodman.[1]



In late 2005, Uzac and Davis, in New York, launched the IBT website.On August 4, 2013, IBT Media purchased "Newsweek[2] " another news site. Peter S. Goodman, news editor of The Huffington Post, became editor in 2014. Goodman left the company in 2016. IBT Media later renamed as Newsweek Media Group.In September 2018, Newsweek Media Group once again became IBT Media with "Newsweek" became an independent company.

News and Content


In 2016, IBT hired John Crowley,[3] the Wall Street Journal's digital editor, as its UK editor-in-chief. According to The Guardian, "Crowley said his focus would be on helping the site break exclusives, in-depth storytelling and new forms of digital journalism". In 2017, International Business Times UK joined a partnership with Bloomberg, Channel 4 and the BBC to work together to combat the spread of fake news. Consequently. In June 2017, Jason Murdock[4] — who covers cyber security for the International Business Times UK — won Digital Writer of the year at the Drum Online Media Awards.

International editions


Apart from the main International Business Times U.S.A (, they run 4 local editions,[5] including:


  1. Pompeo, Joe (March 4, 2014). "Peter Goodman named editor-in-chief of International Business Times". Politico. Retrieved April 5, 2020.
  2. "Newsweek". Newsweek. Retrieved 2021-06-22.
  3. "International Business Times appoints WSJ's John Crowley as UK editor". the Guardian. 2016-02-24. Retrieved 2021-06-22.
  4. "The Drum Online Media Awards – the winners". Retrieved 2021-06-22.
  5. "IBT Media". Retrieved 2023-12-14.

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