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The Anchorage Daily News is the most popular and a lot of extensively check out everyday newspaper in Anchorage, Alaska. The Anchorage Daily News has more than 4 hundred fulltime workers that are accountable for the flow of around over 7,200 daily and more than 8,000 on Sundays.


The Anchorage Daily News is the recipient of two “Pulitzer Prize” (thought about as the greatest honor in journalism). One on 1976 for the series that exposed the effects of the “International Brotherhood of Teamsters” (among the biggest labor union in the United States of America) on the economy and politics of the state of Alaska. And the other on 1989 for the “A People in Peril” series; which was about the high level of suicide, alcohol addiction and despair in the population of Alaska.


The Anchorage Daily News developed into an afternoon daily on May 1948 and the Anchorage Daily News then switched into an early morning newspaper on the 13th of April 1964 and would not distribute Sunday issues till the 13th of June 1965. Norman Brown was the Anchorage Daily News’ first publisher and by then the Anchorage Daily News was produced by a Linotype manually fed press (Linotype was the world’s leading maker of paper and book typesetting equipments).


The Anchorage Times and the Anchorage Daily News were locked on a competitive battle before the Joint Operating Agreement was signed. In 1976 the Anchorage Daily News sued The Anchorage Times. The Anchorage Daily and the Anchorage Times then came into an out-of-court settlement on September of 1978 after a long arbitration.


The Anchorage Times chose to close down on June of 1992 after a substantial and extreme struggle for blood circulation and advertising. However, the editorial of Anchorage Times was preserved by the Anchorage Daily, providing the editors of the Anchorage Times a half page every day on the Anchorage Daily’s opinion/editorial section. This kind of plan was unique in the history of American paper.


By 1985 the Anchorage Daily was awarded fifty awards by the Society of Newspaper Design by which putting it 3rd in the world. The Anchorage Daily then launched its online variation www.adn.com on 1996 and a 2nd site (www.alaska.com) on the year 2000. At present, the Anchorage Daily News continues to grow and has increased circulation, winning various awards.

The Anchorage Daily News developed into an afternoon daily on May 1948 and the Anchorage Daily News then switched into a morning newspaper on the 13th of April 1964 and would not distribute Sunday issues up until the 13th of June 1965. Norman Brown was the Anchorage Daily News’ first publisher and by then the Anchorage Daily News was produced by a Linotype manually fed press (Linotype was the world’s leading maker of paper and book typesetting devices).

The Anchorage Times and the Anchorage Daily News were locked on a competitive battle before the Joint Operating Agreement was signed. The editorial of Anchorage Times was protected by the Anchorage Daily, giving the editors of the Anchorage Times a half page each day on the Anchorage Daily’s opinion/editorial area.

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