The Times has exceeded 200,000 new digital-only subscriptions during the fourth quarter alone, Thompson said.
“We’re seeing … a surge and I would say more broadly that we expect the lively news cycle to continue in America well into 2017,” he added.
The Washington Post, which like the Times has been attacked by Trump, reported 99.1 million unique visitors in November 2016, according to comScore, a global media measurement and analytics company.
The number of unique visitors to WashingtonPost.com marks a 38 percent increase over last year.
Liberal commentators have called on people to subscribe to such publications, in part as a response to “fake news” stories that some blamed for the election result.