The Daily Iowan

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The Daily Iowan
Daily Iowan.jpg
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Publisher William Casey
Editor Jordyn Reiland
Founded 1868
Headquarters E141 Adler Journalism Building
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States
Circulation 19,500 Daily

The Daily Iowan is an independent, 19,500-circulation daily student newspaper serving Iowa City and the University of Iowa community. It has consistently won a number of collegiate journalism awards, including multiple National Pacemaker Awards, and is generally regarded as one of the finest student newspapers in the country.[1][2]

The Daily Iowan is available on five platforms, those of which include print, online, TV, iPhone, and iPad. As of June 2013, The Daily Iowan has been regarded as the largest college newspaper in the country.

George Gallup, creator of the Gallup poll, served as editor of The Daily Iowan in the early 1920s. The newspaper's publisher is William Casey, who has served in the post since 1976. He is credited with starting the newspaper's scholarship program for talented future journalists, who have since worked at news agencies such as The Associated Press, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The St. Petersburg Times, The Dallas Morning News, The Star Tribune, The Des Moines Register, ESPN, USA Today, SPIN Magazine and The Times-Picayune. On December 11, 2011, The Daily Iowan endorsed 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul.[3]

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