A daily news is an article in a newspaper that discusses current events of general interest. These may include political events and personalities, business and finance, crime and law enforcement, weather, natural disasters and other environmental issues, health and medicine, computers and technology, society and culture, food and cooking, fashion and clothing, and sports. Some newspapers also publish editorials that express the editorial board’s opinion on a topical issue, and columnists who express their personal opinions. These articles, whether in a traditional paper or online, are the primary source of information for many people in the world.
The Yale Daily News is a student newspaper published each weekday while classes are in session at Yale University. The newspaper has been in existence for more than 130 years and is the oldest college daily in the United States. Many of its past editors, writers, and contributors have gone on to prominent careers in journalism and public service, including William F. Buckley, Lan Samantha Chang, John Hersey, Joseph Lieberman, Sargent Shriver, Strobe Talbott, and Calvin Trillin.
As with all forms of media, the daily news industry is under increasing pressure to evolve from print to digital formats. This trend is most apparent in the American newspaper industry, which has been losing readership since the late 1990s and has suffered from a combination of declining circulation, increasing advertising costs, and a proliferation of other sources for news, such as television and Internet.
Despite the ongoing pressures on the industry, daily news publications remain an important part of the news landscape. Providing up-to-the-minute news and analysis of local, state, national, and international events is a critical service to the communities they serve. A newspaper that carries the day in this regard is a vital resource for its readers, and it must strive to be as comprehensive as possible while remaining financially sustainable.
Newspapers may be classified into broadsheets and tabloids. Broadsheets are large (about 600 mm
In the early 1900s, the Daily News moved from a cramped office in Manhattan to 220 East 42nd Street near Second Avenue, an officially recognized city and national landmark designed by John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood. The building was used as the model for the Daily Planet in the first two Superman films, and it is still home to the former News subsidiary WPIX-TV. The newspaper itself moved to 450 West 33rd Street in 1995, but the old 42nd Street headquarters remains a New York City landmark. The building is often referred to as “The News Building.” The News still maintains local offices in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island; at City Hall, within One Police Plaza; and at several courthouses in New York.