New York Post

daily tabloid newspaper

The New York Post (sometimes abbreviated as NY Post) is a daily newspaper in New York City. The Post also runs the celebrity gossip site and the entertainment site, and produces the television show Page Six TV.

New York Post
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)News Corp
EditorStephen Lynch
Sports editorChristopher Shaw
FoundedNovember 16, 1801; 222 years ago (1801-11-16) (as New-York Evening Post)
Political alignmentRight-wing,[1] right-wing populism[2]
Headquarters1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York City 10036
United States
CountryUnited States
Circulation230,634 daily[3]

It was created in 1801 by Federalist and Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, it became a respected broadsheet in the 19th century, under the name New York Evening Post.

In 1976, Rupert Murdoch, creator of Fox News, bought the Post for US$30.5 million.[4]

Since 1993, the Post has been owned by News Corporation and its replacement, News Corp. Its distribution ranked 4th in the US in 2018.[5]


  1. Atkinson, Claire. "Ahead of the 2020 election, New York Post brings back Trump golfing buddy as top editor". NBC News. Retrieved 26 April 2019. Allan's return is likely to lead to a closer relationship between the right-leaning paper and the White House
  2. Graham, Ruth (17 April 2019). "The New York Post's Awful Ilhan Omar Cover Makes Perfect Sense When You See Who's Working For Them as a Consultant". Slate Magazine. Retrieved 26 April 2019. The New York Post has always been known for its punchy populism, but Allan's return seems to have injected some new … heat into its veins.
  3. "FAS-FAX Report: Circulation Averages for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2012". Arlington Heights, Ill.: Audit Bureau of Circulations. Archived from the original on October 1, 2010. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
  4. "News Corp: Historical Overview". The Hollywood Reporter. November 14, 2005. Archived from the original on December 8, 2006. Retrieved June 7, 2007.
  5. "Top 10 U.S. Daily Newspapers". Cision. Archived from the original on 2019-07-22. Retrieved 2019-07-13.