Founded in 1919, The Daily News is a tabloid-size daily newspaper that covers New York and its surrounding area. Its website features a digital replica of the print edition, and the interactive edition offers an enhanced reading experience. It is also available on mobile devices. In addition to breaking news, the newspaper also covers business, features, and opinion formers.
The Daily News has been awarded several awards for its writing and photography, including the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. The newspaper is now owned by Tribune Publishing, which is part of the MediaNews Group. Alden Global Capital holds three seats on the company’s board of directors.
The newspaper was a major success during the 1930s and 1940s, attracting readers with its sensational coverage of crime. In 1947, The Daily News reached a peak circulation of 2.4 million copies a day. The newspaper was also an early user of the Associated Press wirephoto service. In addition to news and editorials, The Daily News featured cartoons and cartoons.
The newspaper has won multiple awards for advertising, feature writing, and photography. The newspaper’s editorial stance is often described as high-minded, conservative, and “populist.” The Daily News also has the distinction of being the first newspaper in the United States to be printed in tabloid format.
The Daily News was the model for the tabloid depicted in the 1994 film “The Paper”. It was also the model for the Daily Planet in Superman films. The newspaper was located at 220 East 42nd Street, which was also the model for the Daily Planet building in the films. It was also known as The News Building.
The Daily News has been in financial trouble for many years. In 1993, the paper was bought by Mortimer B. Zuckerman, a New York real estate developer and media mogul. The newspaper was then sold to Tribune Publishing, a Chicago-based media company that is also known as Tronc. After the coronavirus outbreak in 1990, Tribune Publishing offered buyouts to journalists. In the past few years, it has been in a financial crisis and has imposed furloughs on employees. In recent years, the newspaper has also been forced to cut wages and eliminate pay and benefits for some employees.
The Daily News has been published in several other counties, including Orleans, Wyoming, and Genesee. It is the top-circulated newspaper in the five boroughs. It is also one of the most widely read newspapers in KwaZulu-Natal province. It also has a strong sports section. In 2016, the Daily News had a circulation of 200,000. It has a website, an interactive edition, and a radio station. The newspaper also produces specialty publications devoted to local business and agriculture.
The Daily News has a unique four-faced clock in its newsroom, which still stands. In the 1990s, the newspaper moved from its original headquarters at 220 East 42nd Street to another location at West 33rd Street. It has also been the site of a holiday parade, featuring a marching band.