The New York Daily News

In the 1920s, the Daily News found abundant subject matter in the city’s politics (the Teapot Dome scandal) and social intrigue (such as Wallis Simpson’s romance with King Edward VIII that led to his abdication). It was an early user of the Associated Press wirephoto service and developed a large staff of photographers. The newspaper reached its peak in 1947, when its circulation was 2.4 million copies a day. In the decades that followed, it lost readers to its more sensational rival, the New York Post.

By the 1990s, it had fallen to the eleventh-highest circulation of all U.S. daily newspapers, but it was reviving after it was purchased by real estate magnate Mort Zuckerman. He invested heavily in color presses, and the newspaper began to rebound. In 1993, the Daily News earned its first profit in two years.

Despite losing many of its employees in the 1990s to a five-month strike organized by the Allied Printing Trades Council, the newspaper forged ahead and won a Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism in 1995 for exposing the way the city’s housing authority used a loophole to force tenants from their homes. This was the paper’s 11th Pulitzer, and its fifth under Zuckerman.

The Daily News continued to grow. In 1948, it established WPIX-TV in New York City — its call letters were derived from the Daily News’ nickname, “New York’s Picture Newspaper” — and the station remains in its former News building at 220 East 42nd Street (an official city and national landmark designed by John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood). In 1965, it founded WFAN Radio as an FM simulcast of its AM namesake.

Today, the newspaper is the largest daily in New York and one of the most influential in the United States. It has offices throughout the New York metropolitan area, as well as in Washington, Los Angeles, and Chicago. The News has been described as “New York’s hometown paper” and is known for its zesty headlines — perhaps best known as the 1975 screamer, “Ford to City: Drop Dead!” — New York city coverage, and celebrity gossip and entertainment articles.

The Daily News is also known for its sports coverage of the Yankees, Mets, and Giants. The News is published by Tronc, which also publishes the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune. Subscribers can read the entire newspaper on their computers or mobile devices, and they can share stories with friends by email or Facebook. They can also download the newspapers for offline reading. They can even swipe to quickly move between newspaper pages and top news articles. They can also use the app to access exclusive content and subscriber-only features. It is available in the Apple Store and Google Play. A free trial is offered. After the trial, the subscription costs $4.99 per week or $24.99 per month. Users can cancel their subscription at any time.