News Corp. Shuts Down 'The Daily'

News Corp. will stop publication of The Daily, its daily iPad newspaper, with its Dec. 15 issue, adding some of its roughly 120-person staff (including its editor in chief and publisher) and other assets to the New York Post. The Daily, launched in February, 2011, "struggled to attract subscribers," writes Peter Kafka. Its "key issue was a conceptual one... in the end it was very much a general interest newspaper that seemed to be geared toward people who didn’t really like newspapers."

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