The Daily News is an American newspaper published in New York City. It is a tabloid newspaper that was founded in 1919 as the Illustrated Daily News by Joseph Medill Patterson and is a subsidiary of the Tribune Company of Chicago. It reached its peak circulation in 1947 and is currently the eleventh-largest newspaper in the United States.
The paper has a long history and remains an important part of the New York news industry, covering local news, sports and entertainment with extensive coverage from around the world. It is a newspaper with an editorial stance that is a mix of both liberal and conservative. It has been described as “flexibly centrist”, and is often seen as a moderately liberal alternative to the New York Post.
Founded as the Daily News in 1919, it is considered the first successful tabloid newspaper in the United States. It attracted readers with sensational coverage of crime, scandal and violence, lurid photographs, and cartoons. The paper was also a pioneer of the Associated Press wirephoto service.
It has a rich history and continues to provide readers with large and prominent photographs, for news, entertainment and sports; intense city news coverage; celebrity gossip; classified ads, comics; and an opinion section. The Daily News is known for its screamer headlines and for its coverage of the news that affects New York City.
The Daily News is headquartered at 450 West 33rd Street in Manhattan West. The building was designed by John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood. It is a landmark and is home to the newspaper’s main office, WPIX-TV and its radio station, WFAN-FM.
For over a century, the Daily News has been a leading voice in the New York media landscape. Its staff of award-winning journalists, columnists and opinion formers cover national and local news, breaking stories and the latest in entertainment and politics.
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