New York Daily News

The New York Daily News, officially titled the Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City. It was founded in 1919 by Joseph Medill Patterson as the Illustrated Daily News. It was the first U.S. daily printed in tabloid format. It reached its peak circulation in 1947, at 2.4 million copies a day. As of 2019 it was the eleventh-highest circulated newspaper in the United States. Today's Daily News is not connected to the earlier New York Daily News, which shut down in 1906.

Daily News
New York's Hometown Newspaper
October 8, 2016 cover
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Tribune Publishing
EditorAndrew Julien (interim)[1]
FoundedJune 24, 1919; 102 years ago (1919-06-24) (as Illustrated Daily News)
Political alignmentPopulist[2][3]
Headquarters4 New York Plaza, Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
CountryUnited States
Circulation200,000 Daily (2017)
260,000 Sunday (2017)
OCLC number9541172

The Daily News is owned by parent company Tribune Publishing. This company was acquired by Alden Global Capital, which operates its media properties through Digital First Media, in May 2021.[4][5][6][7][8] After the Alden acquisition, alone among the newspapers acquired from Tribune Publishing, the Daily News property was spun off into a separate subsidiary called Daily News Enterprises.[9]

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