AllSides – Yale Daily News

AllSides – Yale Daily News

Founded on January 28, 1878, the Yale Daily News is America’s oldest college daily newspaper. The News is financially and editorially independent of the university, publishing Monday through Friday during the academic year and serving both the campus community of Yale and New Haven, CT. The News also publishes a weekly magazine, WKND, a special Commencement and First Year issue each year, the IPO Daily News (three to five concise paragraphs) and several other special issues that highlight the cultural centers and affiliated student groups at Yale.

The News has a strong and long tradition of coverage of political wrongdoing, social intrigue (such as the love affair between Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII that led to his abdication), and celebrity scandals. In addition, the News has been an early user of wire photo services and developed a large staff of photographers.

AllSides has determined that the New York Daily News has a liberal media bias. This is our highest rating for a news source on the left side of the political spectrum. This is due to the News’ tendency to favor stories and analysis that align with liberal, progressive, or left-wing thought and/or policy agendas.

While it’s easy to focus on the overall tone of a news article, it is equally important to analyze how the author uses language to communicate that tone. To do so, start by identifying the techniques that the author uses and then determining what function they serve. For example, the author may use allusions to evoke specific emotions in their readers or emphasize certain words for their persuasive effect.

A successful analysis of a news article will also include a thorough understanding of the context in which the article was written and the historical background that informed its creation. It will also identify the audience for the article and how the author intended to convey their message to them.

Finally, the analysis will determine whether or not the article is objective and balanced or if it shows a clear bias towards one side of the story or another. This will be based on the way the author presents facts, expert opinions, and quotes in support of their argument or opinion.

For students, this can be a great exercise in identifying the main goal of a newspaper article and what the author was trying to accomplish with it. In addition, it will help students develop critical thinking skills to evaluate the credibility of a news article and its sources.

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