The Daily News

The Daily News is a New York City newspaper founded in 1880. It is a tabloid with strong local and national focus, particularly on politics, crime and sports. Throughout the years, it has often been locked in a circulation battle with its sensational rival tabloid, The New York Post, but it continued to remain one of the most widely circulated newspapers in America, and it remains a significant player in the New York media market.

The paper has had a number of famous columnists and writers, including William F. Buckley, Lan Samantha Chang, and John Hersey. It is also known for its intense city news coverage, celebrity gossip, classified ads, comics and a wide range of opinion articles. It has a large and influential readership in New York City, as well as nationally.

In the past, the Daily News has had a fairly conservative editorial stance, which leaned towards isolationism during World War II and in favor of social conservatism afterward. However, since the 1990s, it has been regarded as moderately liberal, a counterpoint to the right-wing New York Post.

Recently, the News has struggled in a difficult period due to cost-cutting measures by its hedge fund owner, Alden Global Capital. The paper has been implementing buyouts and cuts, outsourcing its printing plant and cutting jobs. This has led to a sense of fear in the newsroom and an overall feeling of instability.

It is not clear whether the News will survive in its current form. It is possible that the newspaper could file for bankruptcy, although this is not expected to be the outcome of the current negotiations between the two parties. The current owner is trying to sell the paper to a buyer who will preserve its legacy of journalism and continue to publish it as a free daily newspaper.

A group of editors at the Daily News has formed a union, NewsGuild of New York, which is challenging the current ownership of the paper. The group plans to hold rallies in support of the newspaper before a vote on May 21 by shareholders to approve a deal to sell the company to Alden Global Capital.

The Yale Daily News is the oldest college daily newspaper in the United States. It has been published every weekday during the academic year since its founding on January 28, 1878. The YDN is a student-run publication, and many of its alumni have gone on to achieve prominence in journalism or public life. The Yale Daily News Historical Archive is an online archive of digitized copies of the newspaper, which can be accessed for research. The archive is made available through the Yale University Library, and reproduction of content appearing on this site requires permission from the News. For more information, visit the Yale Daily News Rights and Permissions page. The archive is made possible by the generosity of YDN alumni and supporters. You can support the YDN by donating today.