Getty Images has added over 100,000 images from the New York Daily News to its collection. The New York Daily News archive contains images of 20th century New York. This includes entertainment, politics, celebrations, disasters, crime etc. The archive dates back to the papers founding n 1919, and some material dating back to 1880. The newspaper has also recieved a number of awards for photojournalism and its editorial content including the Pulitzer Prize, the George Polk Award, the Meyer Berger Award and numerous Press Photographers Association honors. This is what Marc Kramer, CEO of the Daily News said:
“For almost a century, our connection to New York City and our proven track record of excellence in photojournalism has allowed the New York Daily News to capture the essence of New York,” “Getty Images’ market position, customer relationships and leadership in the digital space makes them the ideal distribution partner. This partnership enables us to share our unique collection to the broadest possible audience, while benefiting from being alongside the world’s best archival imagery collections.”
The Getty Images’ archive now contains over 80 million images.