The Daily News and the Yale Daily News

The Daily News is the New York City metropolitan area’s largest newspaper, and one of the nation’s most widely distributed. The paper has a long history as an innovative, often controversial tabloid and is known for its intense city news coverage, celebrity gossip, sports, and opinions sections. It is currently owned by tronc, and is headquartered at 4 New York Plaza in Manhattan.

In a time of massive disruption for journalism, the loss of local newspapers has left vast areas without traditional news outlets–“news deserts.” In southwestern Pennsylvania’s city of McKeesport, residents attempt to make sense of their community by becoming their own gatekeepers to information. This experiment, which combines traditional top-down journalism with a social media platform to empower citizens, provides clues as to the future of local news.

Designed by John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood, the Daily News Building was completed in 1929 and is an official city and national landmark. It was the model for the fictional Daily Planet building in the first two Superman movies. In 1995, the News moved to 450 West 33rd Street, also known as Manhattan West, but the old 42nd Street location continues to house Daily News subsidiary WPIX-TV.

In the era of digital disruption, news organizations struggle to keep up with demand for quality news. As a result, hundreds of traditional newspapers have closed, creating “news deserts” across the country. This article examines the challenges of covering local stories and highlights a solution that is providing a lifeline for communities that have lost their local papers.

Each day, the IPO Daily NewsTM delivers three to five concise paragraphs of news in real-time including summaries of all patent and trademark opinions issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit as well as wire service stories about other selected intellectual property cases. It is a great way to stay up-to-date on IP law.

Founded in 1878, the Yale Daily News is America’s oldest college newspaper and has been financially and editorially independent since its founding on January 28, 1878. The News publishes daily during the academic year Monday through Friday and serves Yale University and the surrounding communities. In addition to the daily News, the Yale Daily News also produces special issues including the Homecoming Issue and Commencement Issue as well as a weekly Friday supplement called WKND.