The younger Sulzberger is the sixth member of the Ochs Sulzberger clan to serve as publisher of the prominent New York newspaper. He is a fifth-generation descendant of Adolph S. Ochs, who bought the newspaper in as it was facing bankruptcy. However, he has said that people still tend to regard him as Jewish due to his last name.
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Commenting on the appointment of year-old Arthur Gregg Sulzberger to be the new publisher of the New York Times, Catholic League President Bill Donohue said the hiring process at the "old-boys club par excellence" was a "classic case of nepotism," and added that "no women were interviewed for the top spot," nor were any blacks, Latinos, Asians, Native Americans, Muslims, Protestants, Catholics or transgenders. There is no glass ceiling at the New York Times , said Donohue, there is a cement ceiling, "one that will never be penetrated by women or minorities. Thus does the white male dynasty continue. Ochs, bought the newspaper in ," said Donohue. The hiring process was a classic case of nepotism.
A younger Sulzberger to take the helm at The New York Times
By Keith J. February 11, pm Updated February 11, pm. Sulzberger, the year-old retired publisher of The New York Times who was married once before, quietly filed for a divorce from Greene, a year-old financier who did a brief stint as chairman of Whole Foods, on Feb. No further details were available and the couple are due back in court before Judge Douglas Hoffman on Feb.
The Times was molded by Adolph S. A proud Reform Jew who insisted that Judaism was a religion and not a national identity, Ochs and his credo were embraced by his son-in-law, Arthur Hays Sulzberger, who launched the family dynasty that has guided the Times ever since. Their horrific plight was rarely reported in the Times. Over time, it slowly relinquished its resolute anti-Zionism, though signs of discomfort with Israel periodically surfaced. Its capture and trial of Adolph Eichmann was a source of palpable Times discomfort because it enabled Israel to speak on behalf of world Jewry.