In the United States, a daily news is an English-language newspaper published on a daily basis. Typically, it covers current events from local, national, and international sources. Often, it features a blend of news and opinion and is often based on investigative journalism. It also contains feature stories, classified ads, comics, sports, and entertainment articles. The daily news may be distributed online, in print, on television, or on radio. It may also be distributed via mobile devices or through social media.
Founded in 1878, the Yale Daily News is the oldest college daily in America. During the academic year, it is published every weekday when Yale is in session. The News is financially and editorially independent. Its alumni have gone on to have many successful careers in journalism and in public life, including William F. Buckley, Lan Samantha Chang, John Hersey, Joseph Lieberman, Sargent Shriver, Paul Steiger, Strobe Talbott, and Calvin Trillin.
In addition to news and feature articles, the Daily News has long maintained a focus on celebrity gossip and lurid photographs. It has a reputation as a tabloid, and it was the first major American tabloid. It also pioneered the use of color photography in newspapers.
The New York Daily News was once one of the largest newspapers in the world, with a circulation of over 2 million. In its heyday, the paper boasted an array of celebrity columnists and reporters and covered everything from crime and politics to fashion and beauty.
Over the years, the News has shifted its editorial stance from an isolationist position at the beginning of the 1940s to a moderately liberal one in the 1960s. By the 1970s, it had a reputation as an alternative to the right-wing New York Post.
The daily news has a large following among the city’s affluent and educated citizens. It is an important source of information for people who want to stay informed about their community and the world. The newspaper’s website, which includes an online archive of past editions, is updated daily and offers users the opportunity to subscribe to email notifications on particular topics.
The Daily News’s editorials are often critical of the administration of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and the newspaper has been described as “the most effective critic of the mayor” in the City Hall. The Daily News has also been a strong voice for the advancement of women in government and society. In 2019, the newspaper was ranked as one of the most trusted news sources in the country by the American Press Institute’s annual Trust in the News survey. The survey is conducted in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Center for Communication and Civic Engagement. The survey was administered by telephone in November and December of 2017. A total of 1,502 adults in the United States were interviewed. The survey had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.2 percent. The survey was funded by a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.