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Vote Results on Matters Before the 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
The annual meeting of stockholders of The New York Times Company was held on April 25, 2012.  At the annual meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on three proposals and cast their votes as follows:
Proposal Number 1 — Election of directors
The stockholders (with Class A and Class B common stockholders voting separately) elected all of management's nominees for election as directors. The results of the vote taken were as follows:
DirectorsForWithheld
Broker
Non-Vote
(Vote results of Class A common stockholders)
Robert E. Denham94,045,71314,653,53712,084,159
James A. Kohlberg94,116,10214,583,14812,084,159
David E. Liddle77,611,28931,087,96112,084,159
Doreen A. Toben94,153,18014,546,07012,084,159
(Vote results of Class B common stockholders)
Raul E. Cesan765,5445,76023,288
Michael Golden771,304023,288
Steven B. Green771,304023,288
Carolyn D. Greenspon771,304023,288
Ellen R. Marram765,5445,76023,288
Thomas Middelhoff771,304023,288
Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.771,304023,288

Proposal Number 2 — Advisory vote to approve executive compensation
The Class B common stockholders voted on the advisory resolution to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.  The results of the vote taken were as follows:
For765,544
Against5,760
Abstain0
Broker Non-Vote23,288
Proposal 3 — Ratification of the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as auditors
The stockholders (with Class A and Class B common stockholders voting together) ratified the selection, by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, of Ernst & Young LLP, an independent registered public accounting firm, as auditors of the Company for the fiscal year ending December 30, 2012.  The results of the vote taken were as follows:
For121,065,447
Against383,428
Abstain129,126
Broker Non-VoteNot applicable

Contact Corporate Governance
Kenneth A. Richieri
Senior Vice President &
General Counsel
(212) 556-1995
Diane M. Brayton
Secretary &
Assistant General Counsel
(212) 556-5995
Related Links
Annual Report
Proxy Statement
Annual Meeting Voting Results
Certificate of Incorporation
By-Laws
Insider Transactions
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