The New Yorker

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The New Yorker is an American magazine founded in 1925 by Harold Ross, presently published by Condé Nast Publications. Originally published weekly, it is now published somewhat less frequently at 47 issues a year. The New Yorker is primarily known for its humorous articles and cartoons; it has also published many pieces of serious reportage. Ross was succeeded by William Shawn (1951–1987)and Robert Gottlieb (1987–1992). Tina Brown (1992-1998), the former editor of Vanity Fair moved the magazine towards celebrity culture. The current editor is David Remnick.