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On March 21, 2019, The New York Times Company sent the following e-mail to its employees:

Dear Colleagues,

The New York Times Company is again making its Annual Report and Proxy Statement available to you electronically, including to those of you who are participants in the Company’s equity plans.

If you are a shareholder of our Company, you will separately receive these materials, with instructions on how to vote your shares. If your shares are held in multiple accounts, you may receive more than one set of materials, with different control numbers to be used for voting purposes. To ensure that all of your shares are voted, please submit your vote using each of the control numbers associated with your materials.

Your vote is an important way for you to participate in corporate democracy, an action we espouse for others and should live ourselves. Regardless of how many shares you own, or how you vote, please do cast your ballot in advance of our May 2nd Annual Meeting of Stockholders. In order for your vote to be counted, it must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on May 1, 2019.

To view the 2018 Annual Report and the 2019 Proxy Statement, please go to the Investors section of the Company’s website at http://investors.nytco.com.

Paper copies are also available upon request. To request paper copies, please contact Corporate Communications at (212) 556-4317.