The Daily News

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The Daily News is an American newspaper with a long history. The paper is based in New York City, and covers national and local news as well as sports and gossip. The paper has won several journalism awards for its work. The Daily News also has a large and influential online presence, as well as a number of affiliated television and radio stations.

The paper’s first edition was published on January 28, 1878. It was originally a four-page paper, but eventually expanded to eight pages in the early 1900s. Today, the Daily News publishes Monday through Friday during the academic year. It serves both the Yale community and the public at large. It also publishes a weekly newsmagazine called WKND and a variety of special issues each year.

Like many tabloid newspapers of its time, the Daily News found abundant subject matter in the political scandals and social intrigue that characterized much of the 20th century. The News emphasized its investigative reporting, using the Associated Press wirephoto service and hiring a staff of photographers. The paper reached its circulation peak in 1947, when it sold more than 2.4 million copies each day. It operated out of a downtown office building, the News Building designed by architects John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood (it was later used as the setting for the Daily Planet building in the first two Superman movies).

By the mid-20th century, the daily tabloid struggled to maintain its dominance against competitors such as the New York Post. The Daily News was no longer able to catch the city’s attention with a single headline such as “Ford to City: Drop Dead,” but it continued to compete successfully in other areas, including local news and sports.

Despite declining print sales, the Daily News remained profitable through most of the 1990s. In the late 1990s, however, the paper’s ten unions, affiliated with the Allied Printing Trades Council, began negotiations that ultimately led to a five-month strike. The News lost a significant amount of revenue during this period. The Tribune Company hoped to cut expenses by replacing striking employees with non-union workers, but this resulted in even larger losses for the newspaper.

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