This daily news might not always be fit to print, but it at least keeps New Yorkers entertained. Daily News, L.P. publishes New York City's
, the big city tabloid that goes toe-to-toe with the
New York Post
(owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation) by penning over-the-top headlines and sensational stories. The paper, founded in 1919, is distributed primarily in the Five Boroughs and boasts a circulation of more than 550,000. It also distributes news and features online through its website. The
is owned by real estate magnate Mortimer Zuckerman, who also owns news magazine
U.S. News & World Report
The company's newspapers are geared towards the New York City metropolitan area. Its publications' website have global reach via the Internet.
Sales and Marketing
Survival in the newspaper business is tough enough, but operating the crowded New York media market takes that battle to a whole new level. In addition to the
fights for readers with widely read
New York Times
Wall Street Journal
(also owned by News Corporation), as well as slew of borough-specific and foreign language papers. The newspaper also contends with New York-centric gossip websites such as those run by Gawker Media.
In response to declining readership and advertising revenue, the
has been working to expanding its use of the Internet to distribute content and gain new readers. Cutting costs has also been a major focus of the company: The
joined a consortium of papers in New York and New Jersey to share content early in 2009. The group, which includes
(owned by Advance Publications) and
(North Jersey Media Group), hopes the effort will allow the papers to cover the region's news with fewer reporters.
also outsourced its foreign news reporting to Boston-based news syndication startup Global News Enterprises (GlobalPost).