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06.19.15 Prachi Gupta

Organizers of the Puerto Rican Day Parade, exasperated by the lack of response from the Daily News over a misogynistic and racist misrepresentation of the cultural event, have pulled all marketing and advertising from the paper. The outrage is over the Daily News’ use of this photo to represent the parade: The photo was taken […]

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03.31.15 Prachi Gupta

Well, this is sad. Numerous outlets are reporting that Cablevision is putting in a bid of $1 to buy beleaguered New York paper the Daily News. The upcoming bid isn’t, apparently, a joke. Reuters reports that there is at least some financial justification for straight-up trolling: Cablevision’s $1 bid takes into account the New York […]

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10.20.14 Rhett Jones

Das Racist, the beloved Brooklyn hip-hop group, may be no more, but former member Dapwell is keeping busy and still hilarious. For just one of his many projects, he’s printing stop-and-frisk shirts featuring our former mayor and his infamous statement that the NYPD “disproportionately stop whites too much and minorities too little.” At the time, 91% of those subjected […]

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08.16.11 Bucky Turco

The city’s local tabloids are well aware that manufactured controversy sells, but the Daily News has been relatively moderate in their criticism of the bike lanes compared to the New York Post, until now. […]

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08.19.10 Bucky Turco

A proposed mosque in Manhattan that is yet to exist continues to dominate all things Ground Zero even though it’s blocks away and the Daily News found a new angle and person to shame… on their front page. Meet Francisco Patino. He’s the 19-tea-old Colombian immigrant who originally scouted the location on Park Place for […]

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08.06.10 Bucky Turco

Instead of just blandly reporting that Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez celebrated hitting his 600th homer by taking a helicopter tour of NYC on Wednesday with Gwyneth Paltrow and Cameron Diaz, the Daily News decided to spice up the story with sex and drug references. […]

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07.31.09 Bucky Turco

The preeminent authorities on graffiti, the Daily News, slapped together photographs of murals and legal walls for a contrived photo essay that attempts to offer some background on the aerosol art form. But there’s one major problem. There’s no actual graffiti, you know, the illegal kind that spawned the entire movement and stills serves as […]

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