Have you ever noticed that all newspaper names start with the?
The Washington Post
The New York Times
The Sunday Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
"Did you read the sports report in The Sunday Times?"
"Have you seen today's issue of The Guardian?"
This only applies to newspapers though; magazines are referred to without 'the'.
House and Garden
"I read a really interesting article in Time magazine last week."
"Have you seen the front cover of House and Garden this month?"
Hopefully this blog post will help you to answer the following question: