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The New York Times saw online subscriptions double in 2016 in spite of (or perhaps because of) frequent scathing attacks from US President Donald Trump. It now has over 3 million subscribers between print and digital. In quarter 4 of 2016, it added 276,000 new digital news subscriptions. It was its best quarter since 2011, the year the pay model was launched. Real news matters to people, and these numbers reflect that.
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