Here you go, straight from the source.
Online Style Guide - T
"<I>The Times</I> almost always use italics for the name of the
newspaper, except in headlines. But Times Newspapers Ltd (roman),
publisher of <I>The Times</I> and <I>The Sunday Times</I>, is the
operating company of Times Newspapers Holdings.
In text, in the difficult area of correspondents' and executive
titles, it is permissible to say "the <I>Times</I> political
correspondent", "the <I>Times</I> wine correspondent" etc, although
"political editor of <I>The Times</I>", "wine correspondent of <I>The
Times</I>" etc are preferable. Also (in features headlines, etc) The
Times Gardener etc is an acceptable style to avoid a mass of italics
and apostrophes. Always say "Editor of <I>The Times</I>", "deputy
editor of <I>The Times</I>" etc.
It is permissible to say "a <I>Times</I> reader", "<I>Times</I>
readers", but prefer "readers of <I>The Times</I>". Similarly,
adjectival uses such as "a <I>Times</I> article", "a <I>Times</I>
offer" are acceptable. Keep phrases such as "told <I>The Times</I>" to
a minimum: said is usually preferable.
Also note <I>Times</I> Law Report (without The), but <I>The Times</I>
Crossword etc. Again, some flexibility - to avoid a proliferation of
italics - can be used in puff material etc.
For the London film festival, write in copy <I>The Times</I> bfi
London Film Festival. In puffs, use the logo device, where bfi is
italicised instead, thus: The Times <I>bfi</I> London Film Festival
For sections of the paper, avoid italics: eg, T2 (no longer Times 2),
<I>The Times</I> Magazine, the Weekend Review section, Money,
Body&Soul, Times Travel, The Eye, The Knowledge, Public Agenda,
Career, Crème, Law (supplement)..."
So, Probonopublico-ga is correct. You could say:
<I>The Times</I> published an article about him.
<I>The Times</I> (London) published an article about him.
<I>The Times</I> of London published an article about him.
"<I>The Times</I> is sometimes referred to by people outside the UK as
the London <I>Times</I> or <I>The Times</I> of London in order to
distinguish it from the many other <I>Times</I> papers such as <I>The
New York Times</I>. However, it is the original "Times" newspaper. It
is also the originator of the ubiquitous <I>Times New Roman</I> font
(and its variants) originally developed by the newspaper in
collaboration with the Linotype company."
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