Daily News is a tabloid newspaper based in New York City. The paper was founded in 1919 and was the first U.S. daily printed in a tabloid format. It reached its peak circulation in 1947, but has since declined significantly. The paper is currently owned by tronc, and publishes around 200,000 copies each day. The paper is noted for its sensational coverage of crime and scandal, lurid photographs and cartoons. The Daily News has a moderate-to liberal editorial bent and is frequently contrasted with its rival, the conservative New York Post.
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What happens when a community loses its local newspaper? Versions of this disturbing tale are playing out all over America as so-called ‘news deserts’ proliferate. In Death of the Daily News, Andrew Conte provides a deeply reported and perceptive anatomy of what occurs when a paper leaves town, while also exploring how some citizens have filled the void by becoming their own gatekeepers to information in the face of declining top-down journalism. A rich and compelling portrait of a small town in crisis, this is a must-read for anyone interested in the future of local news.