The Daily News
Founded in 1919, the New York Daily News is the first American newspaper printed in tabloid format. Its circulation peaked at 2.4 million copies per day in 1947 and it has won 11 Pulitzer Prizes. Today, the Daily News is owned by tronc, and it is the ninth most widely read newspaper in the United States. The paper’s editorial stance is characterized as moderate-to-liberal. The newspaper frequently contrasts with its right-wing rival, the New York Post.
The Yale Daily News is the nation’s oldest college daily newspaper and serves both the university community at large and the city of New Haven, Connecticut. The News is published Monday through Friday when the university is in session and its staff consists of student editors, writers, columnists, and contributors. Many alumni of the News have gone on to careers in journalism and public service.
In addition to its traditional journalism, the Daily News also provides entertainment and celebrity news coverage, obituaries, classified ads, comics, and sports. Its website features a blog, video content, and social media. The newspaper is available at a variety of locations throughout the city.
As the largest urban newspaper in the country, the Daily News covers all aspects of life in New York City and beyond. It is the primary source of information about government, schools, crime, traffic, politics, and the arts, and it also contains news and commentary on business, health, and religion. The News is available in print, on its website, and through a number of mobile apps.
A major issue that has dominated the News’ coverage of the past year is the alleged sexual abuse of children by members of the clergy. The scandal has led to the resignation of several church leaders and has prompted calls for reform of the Catholic Church.
The Daily News is headquartered at 4 New York Plaza in Manhattan. Its predecessor, the New York Herald Tribune, was based at the Daily News Building, which was designed by architects John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood and is an official landmark in downtown Manhattan. The News relocated to its current location in 1995. The News is known for its front page headlines that include lurid photos of crimes and corruption, and it is famous for its style of reporting.
The Library of Congress has a collection of newspapers and microfilm for the Daily News. You can use your Library Card to access this resource, and you can search multiple years at once. Click the “Search Years” button to begin your search.