Founded in 1919, the Daily News has grown into the largest circulation newspaper in the United States. Originally known as the Illustrated Daily News, it was a precursor to the Los Angeles Mirror. The Daily News has also won several Pulitzer Prizes for editorials and commentary. Its staff has also won multiple awards for photography and advertising. In addition to covering local news, the Daily News has a niche section dedicated to local agriculture and business. Its interactive edition, which is available online, offers enhanced reading experiences and mobile features.
The Daily News was founded by Malcolm D. Mix, who was the brother of Samuel Mix. The Daily News’s first editor was W.H. Brandish, who also helped run the San Diego Press and the Los Angeles Daily Press.
The Daily News was the first tabloid newspaper in the United States. It was originally published afternoons and cost one cent. It was a strong competitor to the New York Post. Its circulation reached 2.4 million copies a day in 1947.
By the mid-1970s, the Daily News began to shift its coverage to more local and niche topics. The paper also started to use the Associated Press wirephoto service in the 1930s. It also began to produce a large staff of photographers. In addition to news coverage, the Daily News also produced large photographs and cartoons for entertainment purposes.
The Daily News is a part of Johnson Newspaper Corp., which also produces a number of other newspapers and magazines. The Daily News covers New York state’s North Country and Hudson Valley. It also has local bureaus in Brooklyn and Queens. In addition to its daily newspaper, the Daily News also produces magazines and specialized publications for the local business community.
The Daily News was sold to Tribune Publishing in 2017. Previously known as Tronc, Tronc agreed to pay $1 for the Daily News. In addition, Tronc agreed to assume the paper’s liabilities. This allowed the paper to remain profitable.
The Daily News has continued to provide strong local news coverage, including sports coverage. Its editorial stance has been described as being “flexibly centrist” by the New York Times. It also covers political wrongdoing, particularly during the early years of World War II. In 2017, the Daily News won a Pulitzer Prize for public service.
The Daily News’s mission is to document life in New York. It has also won many international reporting awards. It covers local news, celebrity gossip, and sports. The Daily News is also one of the most comprehensive news websites available. Its interactive edition allows users to swipe between pages and download editions for offline reading. It also offers users the ability to share stories through email and email attachments.
The Daily News also produced a radio station, which is now owned by CBS Radio and Emmis Communications. Its former station, WPIX, was acquired by Tribune Publishing in 1991. The station is currently simulcast on FM and AM radio stations.