For Daily News founder Capt. Joseph Patterson, there could not have been a more opportune event in his grand vision for the paper than the Dec. 26, 1919 sale of Babe Ruth to the Yankees from the Red Sox.
No newspaper kept a steadier finger on the pulse of New York for the last hundred years than the Daily News, and the rhythms of that pulse have been musical, theatrical and cinematic.
The New York Daily News started publishing the print edition, 100 years ago on June 26, 1919. To celebrate the anniversary of the long-standing newspaper, take an inside look from the pages of the Illustrated Daily News.
The Daily News’ newsroom has long been the heart and soul of the paper’s applauded news coverage over the last 100 years. Take a look back at reporters covering daily stories, famous faces that have passed through the Daily News doors, daily deliveries of the paper and more.
The Daily News continues to chronicle its hometown like no one else as its second century begins with the same mandate as the paper did a century ago, with a dedication to its readers and a promise to champion the average New Yorker.
Daily News visitors, new staff members and even many ink-stained veterans find themselves mesmerized by the 19 larger-than-life Daily News front pages hanging on the south wall of the newsroom. These framed iconic images capture defining moments of success, strife and struggle in our nation’s and our city’s history.
June 26, 2019, marks the 100th anniversary of the New York Daily News delivering relevant, impactful and entertaining stories for New Yorkers and beyond.
Covering the Mafia and the city's colorful gangsters has long been a Daily News tradition.
“THE ILLUSTRATED DAILY NEWS is going to be your newspaper. Its interests will be your interests. Its policy will be your policy.” So opened the editorial under that headline when edition No. 1, delivered by horses and wagons, hit the streets on June 26, 1919.
The news is the news. What does it matter where we learn of the latest financial crisis, or airplane crash, or celebrity death? After all, we can simply google any topic, and answers to our questions will appear almost instantly on the screen.
The tussle and tumult of the Daily News — the bold screaming headlines, the attraction to blood, gore and monstrous crimes — is the voice of a paper launched at a moment of global chaos.
There are no fast rules for writing a Daily News column, but brothers Pete Hamill and Denis Hamill came up with a few things they learned about writing cityside columns for the Daily News during five different decades.
On June 26, 1919, plenty of curious New York readers snapped up the inaugural edition of what was then called the Illustrated Daily News, the first U.S. tabloid.
The New York Daily News is known for its flashy front pages, gritty crime coverage, and polarizing politics reporting. But beyond the brash headlines lies service-minded local reporting at its best. The proof is in our 11 Pulitzer Prizes.
The keepsake includes coverage of New York City as well as national and international events.
The Daily News has been covering Italian organized crime almost as long as it's been publishing. Across the last 100 years, the Daily News covered all of it: mob busts, mob trials, mob hits, mob wars. The five crime families in NYC, the Gambinos, the Colombos, the Genoveses, the Bonannos and the Lucheses, all had their fair share of headlines and front covers.
From the World Trade Center to Rockefeller Center and all the subway tunnels in between, see how the Big Apple came to be with photos of the architectural process over time.
The New York Daily News celebrates 100 years with in-office festivities for the employees.
Including one from Donald Trump.
As the Daily News counts down to its 100th birthday on June 26, New York’s hometown paper – the first daily tabloid in the U.S. when it debuted in 1919 – is giving loyal readers a look into our famed archives to help celebrate the centennial.
Anyone who's anyone in the music business hasn't made it until they've made it here, to paraphrase Ol' Blue Eyes. Whether they were born and raised in New York, like Lady Gaga, Jay-Z and Billy Joel, or just making a pit stop along the way, these performers put on some of the greatest shows in the city that never sleeps.