The Daily News

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Founded in 1878, the Yale Daily News is the oldest college newspaper in the United States. Its archive of digital issues is freely accessible to the public, and covers more than 140 years of YDN reporting.

This week’s Daily News includes a look at the resurgence of Danish culture in Brooklyn, an analysis of city council members who miss most votes and propose few bills, and much more. We also take a closer look at how news is presented and interpreted—discuss the various ways major events are conveyed, such as headlines, photographs, video clips or sound bytes from speeches or news broadcasts.

A new book looks at the resurgence of Danish culture and identity in Brooklyn, from the city’s first Danish bakery in 1902 to the opening of the National Center for Danish Arts & Culture in 2018. The author, who is also a professor of history at the City University of New York, describes how these institutions helped to shape a community in a region that was known as “Danish America.”

How do journalists decide what stories are most important? How do they organize their coverage and how do different media outlets differ in their approach to a story? What impact does this have on the overall narrative about a story?

As part of this week’s Daily News, we look at how newspapers and other media sources report on the latest developments regarding a grand jury indictment against the president and his family. How do these charges change the narrative of the investigation and what impact will it have on the future of the presidency?

In a rare move, the New York Times published an editorial calling for a special prosecutor to be appointed to investigate whether the Trump administration and his campaign colluded with Russia to steal the 2016 presidential election. The editors said that the allegations raised in a newly unsealed indictment should prompt the creation of a special counsel.

Shareholders of Tribune Publishing overwhelmingly approved the sale of the parent company of the New York Daily News to cost-cutting hedge fund Alden Global Capital, but workers are fighting back with three legal fights and plans for nationwide rallies. The deal could be the start of a wave of newspaper sales to cost-cutting investors.

Hundreds of beds in the city’s homeless shelter system sit empty while people sleep on the sidewalks. A new law punishes landlords who rent space to illegal pot shops. It’s just one way that Mayor de Blasio is trying to crack down on the city’s growing problem of homelessness.

With his approval of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline project, Trump signaled a shift in energy policy and set off a firestorm of protests from Native American communities across the country. The Daily News takes a closer look at some of those communities.