The Daily News and Today’s Front Pages

Daily News is the leading global provider of video-based news for online and broadcasting news outlets. Combining the world’s largest videographer network to source high-quality video in real-time with a cloud-based production suite to produce, publish, and stream content, our media technology platform is changing how news is told.

The first issue of the Daily News was published on January 28, 1878. The paper’s founder, Alexander Hamilton Stephens, wanted to make the newspaper “a living organ of the community.” Over time, the Daily News has developed a reputation as a “flexibly centrist” publication with a “high-minded, if populist legacy.” It supported isolationism in the early stages of World War II and later came out against the Vietnam War.

Today’s Front Pages allows you to view the front pages of hundreds of newspapers from across the United States and many nations worldwide. Each day we update this collection to capture a snapshot of journalism in motion worldwide.

In this era of information overabundance, it is important to remember the power and importance of local journalism. Often overlooked in a national context, it is a critical component of democracy. Local news is the heart of the American media ecosystem, and we need to understand its impact on communities across the country.

Each article in the Daily News contains comprehension and critical thinking questions to help students develop their knowledge and understanding of the news story. In addition, each article has “Background” and “Resources” sections that provide additional information and resources for the reader.

The Yale Daily News is the nation’s oldest college newspaper and remains financially and editorially independent from the University. It is published every weekday when the school is in session and serves the campus and surrounding community of New Haven, Connecticut. Many alumni of the News have gone on to distinguished careers in journalism and public service, including William F. Buckley, John Hersey, Strobe Talbott, Lan Samantha Chang, and Joseph Lieberman.

Death of the Daily News is a rich, fascinating, and necessary anatomy of what happens in a small town when its newspaper dies. It is a warning about the future of local journalism and an invitation to those in the profession to consider what is at stake if we do not continue to invest in it. A thoughtful and deeply reported book, it makes the case that a solution to what is wrong with our media landscape lies not in more top-down institutions but in truly engaged citizen gatekeepers. Andrew Conte is a masterful chronicler of both the past and the present of this crucial industry. This is an essential read.