11 Facts About New York Daily News


New York Daily News, officially titled the Daily News, is an American newspaper based in Jersey City, NJ.

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Daily News carried the slogan "New York's Picture Newspaper" from 1920 to 1991, for its emphasis on photographs.

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The Daily News continues to include large and prominent photographs, for news, entertainment and sports, as well as intense city news coverage, celebrity gossip, classified ads, comics, a sports section, and an opinion section.

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In 1948, the News established WPIX, whose call letters were based on the Newss nickname of "New York's Picture Newspaper"; and later bought what became WPIX-FM, which is known as WFAN-FM.

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In September 2021, editor Robert New York Daily News left and was replaced on an interim basis by Andrew Julien, who serves as the editor and publisher of The Hartford Courant.

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New York Times has described the Daily Newss editorial stance as "flexibly centrist" with a "high-minded, if populist, legacy".

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For over five decades, the News was a staunchly Republican newspaper, in line with its sister publication, the Chicago Tribune, supporting isolationism in the early stages of World War II.

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From 1929 to 1995, the Daily News was based in 220 East 42nd Street near Second Avenue, an official city and national landmark designed by John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood.

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The paper moved to 450 West 33rd Street in 1995, but the 42nd Street location is still known as The News Building and still features a giant globe and weather instruments in its lobby.

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In 1928, a News reporter strapped a small camera to his leg, and shot a photo of Ruth Snyder being executed in the electric chair.

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Since 2018, Daily News has been preventing internet users in the European Union from accessing its website, on grounds of missing data protection compliance.

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