The Daily News

Daily News

Founded in 1919, the Daily News is a morning daily tabloid newspaper published in New York City. As the first newspaper in the United States to be printed in tabloid format, it reached a peak circulation of 2.4 million copies per day in 1947. In 1993, it was bought out of bankruptcy by media mogul Mortimer B. Zuckerman and sold to Chicago-based media company Tronc. It is now owned by Tribune Publishing.

The Daily News’s newsroom has a distinctive four-faced clock. Its newsroom has been home to a variety of journalistic giants. It also has a wooden bench in the lobby of its building. Many of the Daily News’s mainstays have sat on the bench throughout the years. Some of them include legendary boxing writer Jimmy Cannon.

The Daily News was founded by Joseph Medill Patterson in 1919. At the time, it was called the Illustrated Daily News. After a few months of operation, it changed its name to the Daily News. Its focus was on social intrigue and political wrongdoing. By 1930, it had a circulation of 1.5 million. It was one of the top 15 publishing companies in the United States. It was also one of the most read newspapers in the country.

The Daily News was a staunchly Republican newspaper for most of its history. It was a staunch supporter of isolationism during World War II. It also took a more moderate, liberal view of politics in the 1940s and 1960s. The Daily News gained a reputation as a moderate, liberal alternative to the right-wing New York Post. The Daily News has received many accolades for its commentary and feature writing. It has also won numerous Pulitzer Prizes. It is considered to be a major voice for the voiceless.

The Daily News was founded by Joseph Medell Patterson and was the first newspaper to be published in the tabloid format. It became one of the first newspapers to use the Associated Press wirephoto service in the 1930s. Its photographers were able to get lurid pictures of crime. Its sports coverage was also strong. The Daily News became the model for the tabloids in the 1994 movie “The Paper”.

The Daily News has been a prominent part of the New York news landscape since 1919. It has a strong local news coverage, sports section, and opinion section. The Daily News also maintains local bureaus in the Bronx and Brooklyn. Its interactive edition offers a variety of digital tools to enhance the reading experience. It also has an online edition and is available on mobile devices.

The Daily News is a highly regarded paper with a long history of publishing strong editorials. The editorial positions of the paper have been documented by Ballotpedia. The Daily News has also been described by the New York Times as a “populist” paper that espoused a conservative populist agenda.

The Daily News is the oldest college daily newspaper in the United States. It has been the primary source of news at Yale for more than 130 years. Its student writers have gone on to pursue successful careers in journalism. An anonymous Yale College alumnus made a significant donation to Yale University Library in 2021 to ensure the continued preservation of the Daily News Historical Archive. The Yale Daily News Historical Archive provides access to digitized issues of the newspaper. It also includes supplements, special issues, and indexes of the full text of the issues held at Yale University Library.