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Big Tobacco in the Big Apple

How New York City Became the Heart of the Tobacco Industry
…and Anti Smoking Activism

Mass Media Allies: The New York Times

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The Gray Lady Chainsmokes (1:55)

– Dr. Ed Anselm on the 1987 Clean Indoor Air Act and The New York Times

“Smoking Ads” January 7, 1985, (2:07)

Video clip of news story about censorship by The New York Times of an advertisement by DOC (Doctors Ought to Care) pointing to the hypocrisy of The Times for accepting cigarette ads while claiming to promote public health. WABC New York.

How The New York Times Sought More Cigarette Ads, (1:23)

Video
1986

“I saw it in The Times- Life styles are made, not born.”

Advertisement for The New York Times
United States Tobacco and Candy Journal
1985

“Cigarette Advertising and The New York Times”

Advertisements sponsored by DOC (Doctors Ought to Care) The New York Times, page 34
January 13, 1985

“Smoking in the Subway”

 Article
The New York Times
March 2, 1909

“Smoking in Broadway”

 Article
The New York Times
June 9, 1853

“Tobacco Smoke”

Article
The New York Times
July 8, 1911

“America’s Oldest Tobacco Company Celebrates Its 200th Anniversary” 

P. Lorillard Tobacco Company advertising supplement
The New York Times
April 3, 1960

“Coronary artery: Closing in on life”/ Marlboro advertisement

The New York Times Magazine, front and back covers
March 25, 1973

“There’s a lot of good between ‘Winston…and should.’”

Advertisement
The New York Times Magazine, pages 52-53
February 24, 1974

“Carlton is lowest.”

Advertisement
The New York Times Style section, page B20
December 16, 1980

“1981 U.S. Gov’t Report: Carlton Lowest.” 

Advertisement
The New York Times Style section, page A20
June 23, 1981

“Just Released! U.S. Gov’t Report Carlton Is Lowest.”

Advertisement
The New York Times Style section, page A26
January 25, 1982

“True and Kent chose Home Entertaining for its long-lasting favor among 4.2 million readers”

Advertisement for The New York Times
United States Tobacco and Candy Journal
1982

“True and Kent chose Home Entertaining for its long-lasting favor among 4.2 million readers”

Advertisement for The New York Times
United States Tobacco and Candy Journal
1982

“Camel Ski Days welcomes you to Hunter Mt., NY.”

Advertisement
The New York Times sports section, page B11
March 10, 1982

“New! It’s Filtered! Lucky Strikes Again”

Advertisement
The New York Times sports section, page B24
October 21, 1982

“The Marlboro Cup”

Advertisement
The New York Times main news section, page A28 (last page)
September 21, 1983

“Ethics of The New York Times under scrutiny”

Letter by New York State Journal of Medicine editor
Alan Blum, MD, to New York Times publisher questioning the ethics of accepting cigarette advertisements
The New York State Journal of Medicine, page 167
April 1984

“Marlboro Lights – The spirit of Marlboro in a low tar cigarette.”

Advertisement
The New York Times sports section, page C2
November 4, 1985

“Outstanding performer in a leading role.”

Merit advertisement
The New York Times, page B20
April 12, 1988

“Come to where the flavor is.”

Marlboro advertisement
The New York Times
1986

“Our position, word by word. Accommodation”

Philip Morris advertisement
The New York Times, page A16
June 9, 1995

“Our position, word by word. Accommodation”

Philip Morris advertisement
The New York Times, page A16
June 9, 1995

“New KOOL Natural”

Advertisement
The New York Times, page B16
November 18, 1998

“Isn’t time you started thinking about number one? Think Carlton.”

Advertisement
Final cigarette advertisement published by The New York Times, page B7
April 26, 1999

“Lincoln Center Festival 2006”

Advertisement sponsored by Altria
The New York Times, page E10
June 14, 2006

“Quit yet?”

New York Smokers’ Quitline advertisement
The New York Times Magazine, page 17
June 24, 2001

“Lucrative cigarette ads pose moral paradox for N.Y. Times”

Article
New York Tribune
1982

“Philip Morris to Publish Statement Saying Smoking Causes Cancer”

Article
The New York Times, page A1
October 13, 1999

“A Closer Look at the Tobacco Agreement”

Philip Morris advertisement
The New York Times, page A12
March 10, 2000

“What is Altria?”

Advertisement
The New York Times, page A7
January 30, 2003

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