TIME and OpenAI Announce Strategic Content Partnership 

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Agreement Advances TIME’s Commitment to Expanding Access to Trusted Journalism Through Innovation

[June 27, 2024 - New York, NY] – Today, TIME and OpenAI announced a multi-year content deal and strategic partnership to bring TIME's trusted journalism to OpenAI’s products, including ChatGPT.

Through this collaboration, OpenAI will gain access to current and historic content from TIME's extensive archives from the last 101 years to enhance its products and display in response to user inquiries—featuring a citation and link back to the original source on Time.com. The new partnership furthers TIME’s commitment to expanding global access to accurate and trusted information. 

"Throughout our 101-year history, TIME has embraced innovation to ensure that the delivery of our trusted journalism evolves alongside technology," said TIME Chief Operating Officer Mark Howard.  "This partnership with OpenAI advances our mission to expand access to trusted information globally as we continue to embrace innovative new ways of bringing TIME’s journalism to audiences globally.” 

"We’re partnering with TIME to make it easier for people to access news content through our AI tools, and to support reputable journalism by providing proper attribution to original sources,” said Brad Lightcap, Chief Operating Officer of OpenAI.

The partnership will also enable TIME to gain access to OpenAI's technology to develop new products for its audiences, along with the opportunity to provide vital feedback and share practical applications to refine and enhance the delivery of journalism in ChatGPT and other OpenAI products and shape the future of news experiences.


About TIME 

TIME is the 101-year-old global media brand that reaches a combined audience of over 120 million around the world through its iconic magazine and digital platforms. With unparalleled access to the world's most influential people, the trust of consumers and partners globally, and an unrivaled power to convene, TIME's mission is to tell the essential stories of the people and ideas that shape and improve the world. Today, TIME also includes the Emmy Award®-winning film and television division TIME Studios; a significantly expanded live events business built on the powerful TIME100 and Person of the Year franchises and custom experiences; TIME for Kids, which provides trusted news with a focus on news literacy for kids and valuable resources for teachers and families; the award-winning branded content studio Red Border Studios; the website-building platform TIME Sites; the sustainability and climate action division TIME CO2; the e-commerce and content platform TIME Stamped, and more.

About OpenAI

OpenAI is an AI research and deployment company. Its mission is to ensure that artificial general intelligence benefits all of humanity.

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