The Daily News

Daily news is a type of publication that is printed and distributed on a daily basis. It covers various topics, including politics, business, sports and entertainment. Often, it also includes opinion pieces and editorials that offer different perspectives on the topic. A good daily news article will contain information that is accurate, concise and informative. It should also include a conclusion that reaffirms the article’s main point or provides information on future developments relating to the topic.

The New York Daily News is a newspaper that was founded in 1919. It was the first successful tabloid newspaper in the United States and became one of the most popular newspapers in the country. In its early years, the paper attracted readers by sensational coverage of crime and scandal. It also featured lurid photographs and cartoons. In the 1930s, the Daily News was a leading user of the Associated Press wirephoto service and developed a large staff of photographers.

After the success of its tabloid format, the New York Daily News expanded its operations to other cities. In 1931, it launched the Washington Daily News, which was soon followed by a number of other newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times. In the 1940s, the Daily News reached its peak circulation, with more than two million copies a day.

By the 1970s, the paper’s fortunes had begun to decline, due in part to competition from television and the Internet. In 1978, a multi-union strike shut down the News for three months. This may have contributed to the loss of 145,000 in daily newspaper subscribers, though other factors were at play. In 1991, publisher Dick Maxwell died in a yachting accident and the Daily News went bankrupt.

In 1994, the Daily News was rescued from bankruptcy by a group led by publisher Arthur Sulzberger. The company was renamed Tronc, and it embarked on a major cost-cutting campaign. It moved from its iconic art deco building, the News Building, to a single floor office in Manhattan West and began publishing BET Weekend, a monthly insert that targeted African Americans.

By 1997, the Daily News was profitable again and had won a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of police brutality against Abner Louima. In 1998, it won another Pulitzer for E.R. Shipp’s columns on race and welfare issues, and the following year, it won a Pulitzer for Mike McAlary’s investigation of the death of New York City resident and political activist, Rodney King.

In the 1990s, the Daily News continued to win Pulitzers for its reporting on social and economic justice, as well as for its advocacy for the rights of New York’s underprivileged residents. Its writers have also won several awards for their commentary, and the paper was a pioneer in electronic publishing, launching its first online edition in 1996.