The Daily News

The daily news is an important source of information for all citizens. It keeps them updated about the current happenings in their country as well as around the world. It also provides them with a platform where they can voice their opinions and concerns. This is why the daily news has become a part of every citizen’s life.

Founded in 1919 by Joseph Medill Patterson, the New York Daily News was one of the first American newspapers published in tabloid format. It became a national leader in circulation, reaching 2.4 million copies a day at its peak in 1947. Today, it is the city’s second-largest newspaper in terms of print circulation after the New York Times.

It has gained a reputation for its aggressive coverage of city government and the rights of its residents, particularly those considered to be the underdogs. The paper has won two Pulitzer Prizes, in 1996 for E.R. Shipp’s stories on welfare, social, and race issues, and in 1998 for Mike McAlary’s coverage of police brutality against Haitian immigrant Abner Louima. The Daily News’s editorial board has pushed for the protection of the First Amendment, for city government accountability, and for more resolute action against crime.

The daily news often includes articles about economics, the environment, science and technology, and international affairs. It also contains a variety of sports news and events. The newspaper’s website includes live video streams of various sports events, as well as links to its blogs and forums. In addition, it offers a wide range of educational resources and materials for students and teachers.

News reports of major disasters, notably earthquakes and hurricanes, are usually included in the daily news. They may contain figures on the number of people affected by the disaster, as well as on the number killed or injured. Many countries also publish a daily weather forecast, with details on temperatures, rain, wind, and snowfall.

In 1948, the News established what would become WPIX television station in New York City, with call letters based on its nickname of “New York’s Picture Newspaper”. The building in which the News was housed at this time was an official city and national landmark designed by John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood, and served as the model for the Daily Planet building in the Superman movies.

The Daily News Sentiment Index (DSSI) is a high-frequency measure of economic sentiment based on lexical analysis of news articles. The index is calculated as a trailing weighted average of time series, with weights that decline geometrically over the length of time since the article was published. For further explanation of the methodology, see Buckman, Shapiro, Sudhof and Wilson (2020).