Saturday, May 21, 2011

New York Daily News

The Daily News of New York is the fifth largest circulation daily news paper every day in the U.S. with a daily circulation of 632.595 to June 13, 2009. The first daily U.S. printed in tabloid format, which was founded in 1919 and since 2007 is owned and run by Mortimer Zuckerman. He won ten Pulitzer Prize.

Daily News, founded by Joseph Medill Patterson, in 1919. It was not previously in relation to the New York Daily News, which was founded in 1850, flourished cleaning Benjamin Wood and stammered after his death in 1900, through three owners (including the widow), before suspending publication in mid- December, 1906. Patterson and his cousin, Robert R. McCormick was the co-editors of the Chicago Tribune and the grandson of the founder Joseph Medill Tribune. When Patterson and McCormick did not reach the editorial content of the newspaper in Chicago, two cousins ​​decided at the meeting in Paris that Patterson set to launch a project on the Tribune-owned newspaper in New York. On the way back, Patterson met with Alfred Harmsworth, Viscount Northcliffe who was editor of the Daily Mirror, the tabloid in London. Impressed with the advantages of a tabloid, Patterson started the Daily News, June 26, 1919.

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