Daily News Podcasts

Daily News

Daily news is current information about events, people, or trends that occur during a single day. It is often published in newspapers or on TV or radio, but can also be found on the Internet. A daily newspaper can contain a variety of different types of articles, from local stories to international issues. Some daily papers are free and some are paid. Regardless of format, these publications are usually written to provide information about important issues and current events that affect the public.

The New York Daily News is a daily newspaper that serves the metropolitan New York City area in the United States. The paper was founded in 1851 and is one of the oldest daily newspapers in the world. The newspaper has a long history of circulation decline, but has begun to see growth again in recent years. The paper is often cited as an example of how a free newspaper can compete successfully with paid competitors.

In addition to the printed newspaper, the News operates a television station whose call letters derive from its nickname and namesake (WPIX), a radio station (WFAN-AM) that is an FM simulcast of its AM namesake, and the Daily News Building in downtown Manhattan, which was designed by John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood. The News also has a number of international offices and publishes repackaged versions of the paper for expatriates.

As the digital media landscape continues to evolve, many newspaper companies are experimenting with podcasts as a way to reach new audiences and attract younger readers. Daily news podcasts are a key component of these efforts. For subscription news organisations, they can help to increase reader loyalty and reduce churn.

Journalists have a range of approaches to creating their daily news podcasts. The format pioneered by The Daily – a deep dive into one story each day – is the most common, but there are also shorter options such as microbulletins and a brief news round-up. Depending on the approach, some podcasts focus heavily on the host and their personalities to develop relationships with listeners, while others aim for a more functional presentation with efficient use of the audio medium.

While publishers have declined to comment on their download numbers during the coronavirus crisis, interviews suggest that these shows have performed better than most genres. This may be a result of heightened interest in information, but it could also be due to the higher production values that these programmes offer.

This chart presents year-over-year subscription and advertising revenue trends for the five largest daily newspapers in 2020 based on their reported sales figures to the Alliance for Audited Media, which provides audience measurement data for a wide range of print and online publications. Circulation data through 2014 comes from Editor & Publisher, a publication of the trade group formerly known as the News Media Alliance. Data from 2015 onward is based on the Center’s analysis of financial statements of publicly traded newspaper companies that own the five major national dailies as well as midsize metro and local papers in the United States.