The Daily News Historical Archive

Daily News

The Daily News delivers local news on all platforms — print, web, mobile, and social media. Its award-winning writers, columnists and opinion formers bring you the very best in live coverage of national and local news, New York exclusives, politics and the latest gossip and entertainment. And no one covers the Yankees, Mets, Giants and Jets like the Daily News!

The newspaper has a long history of being one of the most widely read papers in the United States. Founded in 1919, it was the first tabloid newspaper in the country, and reached its highest circulation in 1947, with 2.4 million copies daily. Today, it’s the fourth most widely circulated paper in America. The newspaper is owned by Tronc, which purchased the Daily News from its original owner, Tribune Publishing in 2017.

Founded on January 28, 1878, the Yale Daily News (YDN) is the oldest college newspaper in the United States and is a major source of news at the University of Yale. YDN has a strong record of supporting independent journalism and a diverse range of viewpoints. Its staff has included many notable personalities in journalism, public affairs, and business, including William F. Buckley, Lan Samantha Chang, John Hersey, Samantha Power, and Sargent Shriver. YDN’s editorials have addressed a broad range of public policy issues and are notable for their emphasis on the importance of individual freedom.

YDN has a long tradition of reporting on important public issues and events, and the Historical Archive provides access to over 140 years of YDN stories. This collection is a valuable resource for researchers, students, and anyone interested in the history of newspapers and their role in our society.

The archive contains digitized versions of the Daily News, along with supplementary material and other related documents. The digitized newspaper content is available online in full-text and can be searched using a keyword search or browsing by topic. This collection also includes photographs, cartoons and other supplemental materials.

The New York Daily News is a tabloid-style newspaper based in New York City, the most populous metropolitan area of the United States. The paper was the first of its kind when it was founded in 1919. Despite its relatively high level of factual reporting, the Daily News has a reputation for political bias and is considered to be a liberal newspaper. According to Ad Fontes Media, the Daily News ranks in the Skewed Left category of bias and as Reliable for Analysis/Fact Reporting. Despite its liberal leanings, the Daily News is still an important source of information and a trusted voice in New York. The newspaper is often criticized for its sexy headlines and sensational coverage of crime and celebrity news. These stories are intended to grab readers’ attention, and for the most part they succeed. However, the site is cluttered with ads and other distractions that can make it difficult to find and read articles. The Yale Daily News Digital Archive is a resource that can be used by scholars, students, and the general public to learn about the history of this influential newspaper.

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