The Times (South Africa)

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The Times
The Times Logo
Type Daily newspaper
Owner(s) Times Media Group
Headquarters Johannesburg, South Africa
Sister newspapers The Sunday Times
Official website www.timeslive.co.za

The Times is a popular South African daily newspaper and an offshoot of The Sunday Times, to whose subscribers it is delivered gratis; non-subscribers pay R2.50 per edition. It is owned by Times Media Group.

The Times of South Africa is a daily paper which is delivered free to 137,054 (according to the latest Audit Bureau of Circulations statistics) Sunday Times subscribers five days a week. It is tabloid in size and is South Africa's first totally interactive newspaper which publishes in tandem with the website www.thetimes.co.za. The Times has an interactive newsroom where reporters work alongside multimedia producers and photographers to produce content for the newspaper, the website and mobile phones. The Times is also available for purchase at a cover price of R3.50 in limited quantities. The editor of The Times is Ray Hartley, the first South Africa newspaper editor with a blog (http://blogs.thetimes.co.za/hartley).

Times LIVE, the online home of the Sunday Times and The Times, is one of the fastest-growing news sites in the South African market. Times LIVE caters to a loyal South African audience hungry for breaking news, quality journalism and the opportunity to engage and to be more informed.

The award-winning website covers breaking news, sport, entertainment and opinion backed by the daily and weekly content provided in the newspapers. The Multimedia site features cutting edge video, audio and photo stories and the Blogs site offers leading opinion from our stable of journalists and selected guest bloggers.

Supplements[edit]

  • Motor Mania (comes out on a Friday)[1]

Distribution areas[edit]

Distribution[1]
2008 2013
Eastern Cape Y Y
Free State Y Y
Gauteng Y Y
Kwa-Zulu Natal Y Y
Limpopo Y Y
Mpumalanga Y Y
North West Y Y
Northern Cape Y
Western Cape Y Y

Distribution figures[edit]

Circulation[2]
Net Sales
October - December 12 146 956
July - September 12 140 078
April - June 12 142 383
January - March 12 142 111

Readership figures[edit]

Estimated Readership[3][4]
AIR
January 12 - December 12 287 000
July 11 - June 12 342 000

Location[edit]

The newspaper’s physical address is:
4 Biermann Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2196.[1]

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