Talk:Los Angeles Daily News

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Article title[edit]

I moved the page from Los Angeles Daily News to Daily News (Los Angeles), but then reverted to the way it was. Still, I'm confused. My reading of WP:NAME suggests that articles on publications should share the publications' actual name, not the term with widest general usage as in other articles. That leads to the question: What is the actual publication name? The masthead reads only "Daily News", yet the company literature indicates it may really be named "Daily News of Los Angeles". The latter seems the best of these two options, but either choice suggests a name change for this article. Can anyone shed a little light here? I haven't found much else in WP's policies, guidelines, or conventions to point to a clear answer. -Tobogganoggin talk 03:34, 28 December 2006 (UTC)

As you found, "Daily News of Los Angeles" appears to be the official name of the paper. I can't find any naming convention that covers periodicals. There are several redirects, including the oficial title, but the current article name seems to be overwhelmingly predominant.[1] My guess is that if we asked a "man on the street" for the full title of the paper he'd say "Los Angeles Daily News". For those reasons I suggest leaving the article at the current name. -Will Beback · · 19:09, 28 December 2006 (UTC)
Good point - consensus seems to have been achieved already: in this case de facto rather than de jure. -Tobogganoggin talk 02:41, 29 December 2006 (UTC)
As I understand their own convention (going back to Cooke's time, and it may have changed), the name is just "Daily News", and "Daily News of Los Angeles" is just a disambiguation, ie, like "Congo-Kinshasa", not like "Guinea-Bissau". That being the case, the correct article title is "Daily News (Los Angeles)". However, the title bar on the web site says "LA Daily News" and has said "Los Angeles Daily News" recently. Web searching shows "Daily News of Los Angeles" 37,500 hits, "Los Angeles Daily News" 2,630,000 hits, so I agree with the current de facto choice. —  Randall Bart   Talk  18:45, 15 September 2007 (UTC)

UCLA Digital Collections link[edit]

I just added links to publicly available digitized photographs and negatives from the Los Angeles Times an the Los Angeles Daily News held in UCLA Library's Special Collections. It's a rich resource that I think others will find meaningful and useful, but I'm mentioning it here because I'm a librarian at UCLA. I had nothing to do with the creation of the project, but I still want to make sure that it's generally agreed by page editors that this doesn't represent a conflict of interest. Nafpaktitism (talk) 04:55, 10 April 2013 (UTC)