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The Anchorage Daily News is a daily newspaper based in Anchorage, Alaska, in the United States. A newspaper is a written Publication containing News, information and Advertising, usually printed on low-cost paper called Newsprint. Broadsheet is the largest of the various Newspaper formats and is characterized by long vertical pages (typically 22 inches or more The McClatchy Company is an American Publishing company based in Sacramento California, that operates a number of Newspapers and Websites Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Alaska ( Аляска Alyaska) is a state in the United States of America, in the northwest of the North American continent The United States of America —commonly referred to as the This is a list of the daily Newspapers in the World by average circulation A newspaper is a written Publication containing News, information and Advertising, usually printed on low-cost paper called Newsprint. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the With a circulation of about 71,711 daily and 89,423 Sundays, it is by far the most widely read newspaper in the state of Alaska. A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government Alaska ( Аляска Alyaska) is a state in the United States of America, in the northwest of the North American continent
The current editor of the Anchorage Daily News is Pat Dougherty.
The newspaper has about 450 full-time employees in Anchorage headquarters and Matanuska-Susitna Valley, Kenai Peninsula, Juneau, and Washington, D.C. bureaus. Matanuska-Susitna Valley (known locally as the the Mat-Su or The Valley) is an area in Southcentral Alaska south of the Alaska Range Kenai1jpg|thumb|Kenai Peninsula Outer Coast]]The Kenai Peninsula is a large Peninsula jutting from the southern coast of Alaska in the United States. Washington DC ( formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D
The Anchorage Daily News was born as the weekly Anchorage News, publishing its first issue January 13, 1946. Events 532 - Nika riots in Constantinople. 888 - Odo Count of Paris becomes King of the Franks The paper’s founder and first publisher was Norman C. Brown. The newspaper became an afternoon daily in May 1948, although it wouldn't publish a Sunday newspaper until June 13, 1965. Year 1948 ( MCMXLVIII) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1525 - Martin Luther marries Katharina von Bora, against the Celibacy rule decreed by the Roman Catholic Church for Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. By then, the Anchorage Daily News had become a morning newspaper, making that switch on April 13, 1964. Events 1111 - Henry V is crowned Holy Roman Emperor. 1204 - The Fourth Crusade sacks Constantinople Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar.
The newspaper has won the Pulitzer Prize twice in the "Public Service" category, in 1976 and 1989. The Pulitzer Prize, ˈpʊlɨtsɚ PULL-it-sər is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in Newspaper journalism, No other Alaska newspaper has ever won a Pulitzer. The 1976 Pulitzer was for its series "Empire: The Alaska Teamsters Story," which disclosed the effect and influence of the Teamsters Union on the state's economy and politics. TemplateInfobox Union for usage-->The International Brotherhood of Teamsters ( IBT) formerly known by the The Daily News was at that time the smallest daily newspaper ever to win the Public Service Pulitzer. The 1989 series was "A People in Peril," which documented the high degree of alcoholism, suicide and despair in the Alaska Native population. Alaska Natives are Indigenous peoples of the Americas native to the state of Alaska within the United States.
The McClatchy Company has owned the Daily News since 1979, when it bought a controlling interest from Kay Fanning, who had been editor and publisher since the death of her husband, Larry Fanning, in 1971. The McClatchy Company is an American Publishing company based in Sacramento California, that operates a number of Newspapers and Websites Editing Language, Images or Sound through correction condensation organization and other modifications in various media Publishing is the process of production and dissemination of Literature or Information &ndash the activity of making information available for public view Kay Fanning continued as the head of the paper until mid-1983.
The Daily News was the first of two newspapers that the then-122-year-old, California-based, McClatchy Company bought outside the state. (The Kennewick, Washington, Tri-City Herald was the other. Kennewick is a city in Benton County in the southeastern part of the U The Tri-City Herald is a daily Newspaper based in Kennewick, Washington, in the United States. ) McClatchy would later grow to become a national newspaper company.
In 1997, the weekly Anchorage Press newspaper ran a controversial article that alleged the Daily News' quality and newsroom morale had declined substantially since the McClatchy buyout and the Daily News' subsequent victory in its newspaper war with the Anchorage Times, which went out of business in 1992. The Anchorage Press is a free alternative Weekly newspaper based in Anchorage Alaska and owned by Wick Communications The Anchorage Times was a daily Newspaper published in Anchorage Alaska that became known for the pro-business political stance of longtime publisher and The Press article's title, "Paper in Peril," was a parody of the name of the Daily News' 1989 Pulitzer-winning series. A parody (ˈpɛɹədiː US, [ˈpaɹədiː] UK) in contemporary usage is a work created to mock comment on or poke fun at an original work its subject While the Press' extensive interviews (mostly of unnamed sources) pointed out genuine problems and turmoil in the Daily News' newsroom, many believed the article unfairly maligned McClatchy in general and Daily News Editor in Chief Kent Pollock in particular. A newsroom is the Place where Journalists — Reporters editors, and producers along with other staffers—work to gather News Others believed the article unintentionally reflected at least as poorly on the rank-and-file reporters and editors as it did on management.