The New York Times has left the building

29 May 2007

Chronicling history—and chronicling history in the making—is a vital function of the media. But it is not adequately done in Indian media, where the accent, partly dictated by manpower, partly by finances, and mostly by lack of vision, is on the here and now.

The New York Times is soon to decamp from its Times Square offices to a new tower at Eighth Avenue between 40th and 41st Streets. The legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz follows in the footsteps of other pioneering photographers like Margaret Bourke-White to document “the interplay of men, beams and dreams.”

View the full slideshow here: Men, beams and dreams

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