The Daily News Archive

Founded in 1919 and first printed in tabloid format, the New York Daily News is one of the most widely read newspapers in the United States. The newspaper is owned by tronc, and its headquarters are located at 4 New York Plaza in Lower Manhattan, New York City. The paper is famous for its tabloid style, featuring splashy photos and sensational headlines, and has a long history of reporting on celebrity scandals, political wrongdoing, social intrigue, and other subjects that appeal to the curiosity of the public.

In this penetrating, enlightening book, Andrew Conte explores what happens when local news dies—a story that is being repeated in communities across the nation as technology throws thousands of reporters out of work and shuts down newsrooms. The decline of traditional journalism has left vast areas, referred to as news deserts, with no access to reliable local information. Conte follows the story of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, which lost its newspaper in 2015, to show what happens when communities lose access to their own local news.

The Yale Daily News Historical Archive contains the html full text and, for some titles, the pdf “as printed” visual representation of articles from the daily student newspaper that has served Yale since its founding in 1878. The News is financially and editorially independent of the University, and many of its former students have gone on to prominent careers in journalism and public service. The Archive also includes the annual Yale-Harvard Game Day Issue, the Commencement Issue and special issues celebrating the News’s Indigenous, Black, Latino, Asian American and Pacific Islander community in collaboration with affiliated student groups.

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The New York Daily News is the fifth-largest newspaper in the United States by circulation. It was the first newspaper to use a color photo on its front page, and is often cited as one of the most influential papers in American history. The Daily News has a self-described liberal populist ideology and is often contrasted with its conservative rival, the New York Post.

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