Daily News for the Great Lakes Region

Daily News

Founded in 1919, the New York Daily News is the world’s most widely read tabloid newspaper. Its award-winning writers and columnists bring you the very latest local and national news, as well as New York exclusives and politics. Daily News also offers the best in sports and celebrity gossip, and nobody covers the Yankees, Mets, Giants and Jets like the Daily News!

Every day, a team of editors at Daily News selects and packages a selection of stories of interest to the Great Lakes community. This curated news service is available via email and on the Great Lakes Commission website. Its content is based on the work of professional journalists from across the United States and Canada.

Each article in Daily News includes a series of comprehension and critical thinking questions. Answers to these questions can be found below each story.

The Yale Daily News Historical Archive consists of digitized copies of the printed editions of the Yale Daily News (YDN) from its founding on January 28, 1878, to 1996. The archive is freely accessible to the public and includes the full text of all indexed issues of the YDN.

A massive disruption in the American journalism industry has resulted in thousands of layoffs and closing newsrooms, creating a patchwork of ‘news deserts’ across the country. This is a story that’s being played out in the city of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, where a newspaper with a long history was shuttered in 2015. In Death of the Daily News, Andrew Conte examines the societal impact of losing access to local news, and argues that while traditional top-down journalism may be dying, there are ways for communities to fill the gap.

The story of the deterioration of the once-mighty Daily News mirrors what’s happening to newspapers throughout America, where declining revenues are forcing owners to close newsrooms and scale back. Despite the challenges facing print media, there are still many dedicated journalists who are willing to put their lives on the line for this vital form of democracy. Whether they’re covering the riots in Baltimore or getting exclusive video footage of Nelson Mandela in hiding, ITN camera operators are renowned for their journalistic excellence. This collection of agenda-setting news footage is updated daily with the very best from around the world. This collection is a must-see for any broadcaster, film producer or video editor. The collection is filmed on the ITN Mobile newsgathering platform, powered by Stringr, which brings together the world’s largest videographer network to source video in real time with a robust cloud-based production suite for easy editing and delivery.