June 16, 2016 |
First, the news: David Haas and the Wyncote Foundation will give a combined $5 million to an endowment that seeks to secure the future of quality journalism in the Philadelphia region - and help the Inquirer, the Daily News, and Philly.com in particular. Now, the news about the news: A Knight Foundation study released Wednesday examines the challenges facing Philadelphia Media Network, owner of the newspapers and website, and deems them considerable. For a major news company to thrive in the future, the study said, it needs to spend now on innovation and experimentation.
June 15, 2016 |
In the Agenda, the Daily News will examine a major issue of the day in Philadelphia sports. We will frame the question and look at it from multiple angles, bringing you opinions from a sports staff unmatched in its experience. The Agenda will run occasionally, only in the Daily News. Les Bowen If I had to bet this question, my money would be on Rodney McLeod. McLeod is assured of starting at safety for the Eagles if he's healthy, and he's played in every game since he arrived in St. Louis as an undrafted free agent from Virginia in 2012, so the odds are with me there.
June 12, 2016
IT HAS BEEN SAID Philly is 10 years behind New York when it comes to trends, and the recent arrival in Ardmore of trendy stationary bike exercise studio SoulCycle seems to prove that old maxim. Founded in Manhattan in 2005, SoulCycle is like a spin class, only with candlelight, bright-yellow custom bikes, curated play-lists, hand weights, choreography, and glamorous, inspirational instructors who pedal and preach from a podium, also candlelit. Today, more than 85 SoulCycles nationwide draw 13,000 devoted riders daily.
May 24, 2016
TO OUR READERS: Starting today, the cost of the Daily News will increase to $1.50 at the outlets where you pick up The People Paper. Readers who get the paper at home will see no change. It's our first price increase in five years. And while the increase reflects the value associated with the paper, it also reflects our unyielding commitment to providing a spirited newspaper daily that both richly informs and entertains you. The Daily News, the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.com have combined forces to bring you the region's most in-depth coverage.
May 10, 2016
On Wednesday night, the Daily News was at Raven Lounge (1718 Sansom St.) meeting dozens of bachelors and bachelorettes interested in being profiled in this summer's Sexy Singles. To apply, email photos, contact info, a bio and what makes you sexy to . The deadline is May 27. This year's Sexy Singles feature hits newsstands in August.
May 5, 2016
THE DAILY NEWS won several awards in the 2016 Society of Professional Journalists Keystone Pro Chapter Spotlight Contest. Ronnie Polaneczky and Helen Ubiñas finished 1-2 in Commentary. On Ronnie's columns, judges wrote: "Strong and persuasive writing. Agree or disagree with any one set of her reflections, it doesn't change this fact: This is brilliant, insightful, and consequential. " On Helen's, judges commented: "Tough and focused on real life in the City of Brotherly Love, which needs brotherly and sisterly love more than ever.
April 27, 2016 |
(In the agenda, the Daily News will examine a major issue of the day in Philadelphia sports. We will frame the question and look at it from multiple angles, bringing you opinions from a sports staff unmatched in its experience. The Agenda will run occasionally, only in the Daily News). Les Bowen: I would press for a meeting to try to smooth this over. Take Sam out to dinner. (Jeffrey Lurie knows a nice spot in Fargo, N.D.). Reiterate that he's the QB in 2016, the team should be decent, if Bradford is healthy and productive he'll either be here again as the starter in 2017 or get a bunch of money from somebody else.
April 26, 2016
SUCH IS the state of this year's Republican race for the presidential nomination that the most impressive claim from any candidate has been "I'm not angry. " That was uttered by Ohio Gov. John Kasich during a recent meeting with this editorial board. That utterance alone is not why we are endorsing him, although it almost would have been enough, given the hate-filled clown convention that is the Republican race. Kasich is the grown-up at the table: In his second term as governor of Ohio, he's a former member of Congress who, during his nine-term career, served on the Armed Services Committee and the House Budget Committee.
April 20, 2016 |
FLETCHER COX isn't at NovaCare this week for a voluntary minicamp; he and running back Darren Sproles, who has a family commitment, the Eagles said, are the only two players absent, as new coach Doug Pederson and new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz set up their systems. But ultimately, Cox will be here, de facto general manager Howie Roseman assured reporters. "Fletcher Cox is going to be on our team. He's going to be on our team in October," Roseman said. "We are not trading Fletcher Cox. " Cox, who made his first Pro Bowl after last season, is entering the option year of his 2012 rookie contract, which calls for him to be paid $7.799 million this year.