Daily News is a daily tabloid newspaper based in New York City. Founded in 1919, it was the first newspaper to be published in tabloid format and remains one of the most widely circulated newspapers in the United States. The paper is owned by tronc, the publishing operations of the former Tribune Company, and is headquartered at 4 New York Plaza in Lower Manhattan.
Originally a tabloid newspaper, it has become a morning newspaper that focuses on local news and sports. It is distributed in New York City and around the world, as well as online. Its circulation is over 200,000 copies a day, and it is the ninth most widely read daily newspaper in the United States.
Its subject matter includes news and opinion, politics, sports, entertainment, and a variety of other topics. It has won 11 Pulitzer Prizes, including three for journalism.
In the 1920s, it emphasized political wrongdoing, such as the Teapot Dome Scandal and social intrigue, such as Wallis Simpson’s abdication. It also devoted considerable attention to photography.
The paper was a leading user of the Associated Press wirephoto service in the 1930s, and developed a large staff of photographers. It also had a strong editorial voice that frequently opposed the censorship of newsprint.
By the end of the 1920s, it had a circulation of more than 400,000, and became an international competitor with the Times of London and other British newspapers. By the end of its existence in 1947, the Daily News had a circulation of more than 2,000,000, and it was the largest newspaper in the United States.
At its peak, the Daily News was a conservative-leaning paper. In recent years, it has exhibited a more moderate-to-liberal bias.
It has won several awards, including the Society of Professional Journalists’ Gold Medal for the best weekly magazine, and it is also a member of the Pulitzer Prize Association.
As a result of its strong editorial voice and its prominence in the New York City media market, the Daily News has also gained a reputation for investigative reporting. It has uncovered major scandals and has reported on many public issues, especially those related to New York City’s criminal justice system.
In addition to its print edition, the Daily News publishes a website and a mobile app. Its website features a news search engine and is available in multiple languages. The mobile app is available for iOS and Android devices.
While the Daily News has lost its former glory, it is still an important part of New York City’s culture and news scene. It continues to cover local and national news, as well as sports.
Its website and mobile app are viewed by more than 30 million people per month, and its print version is delivered to more than 500,000 customers in the New York metropolitan area each day. Its online advertising revenue is more than $100 million.
The Daily News has a large and active social media presence, with more than 1.2 million followers on Facebook and more than 1.4 million followers on Twitter. It also has a video channel on YouTube.