- The Daily Comet
Daily Comet Type Daily newspaper Format Broadsheet Owner The New York Times Company Publisher Miles Forrest Editor Keith Magill Founded 1889 (as the Lafourche Comet) Headquarters 705 West Fifth Street
Thibodaux, Louisiana 70302
Official website dailycomet.com
It began publishing in 1889 as the weekly Lafourche Comet. It is the only paper currently published in America named "Comet". Its publisher, a Democrat, selected the name "Comet" because the rival Republican newspaper was named the Star. The publisher reasoned that a comet is brighter than a star.
- ^ "Company Milestones 1971-1980". The New York Times Company. 1980-12-01. http://www.nytco.com/company/milestones/milestones_1971.html. Retrieved 2009-10-14.
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