Top 10 Most Popular Newspapers in the World
1. The Guardian
The Guardian is the national daily newspaper of Britain, formerly it is known as “The Manchester Guardian” which is founded by the group of non-conformist businessman John Edward Taylor in 1821. This newspaper is the part of the Guardian Media Group which owned by The Scott Trust Limited and forms its parts of the media group with the international and online offshoots and its sister papers included the “The Guardian Weekly”, “The Observer”. In additions to its UK online edition theguardian.com and has two international websites Guardian US, and Guardian Australia.
The Guardian average certified daily circulation of 204,222 copies as on Dec 2012. The online edition of newspaper is the 5th most widely online reader in all over the world with over 42.6 million online readers. The Guardian newspaper is influential in the design and the publishing arena and sponsored many awards in these areas. The Guardian newspaper has been awarded with the National newspaper of year for 4 times in 1999, 2005, 2010 and 2013. The newspaper was also the winner of the World best designed newspaper award which is announced by the Society of News Design in 2006.
2. The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal is the English language; business focused international daily newspaper based in the New York. The Dow Jones & Company publishes the paper six days in a week with its European and Asian editions. The Journal is published in the broadsheet format. The publisher of the journal Dow Jones & Company first product were the brief news bulletins which was delivered throughout the day to the stock exchanges in early 1880s. Later the Charles Dow and Edward Jones converted the Charles Bergstresser into The Wall Street Journal and it first edition was publish on 8th July 1889.
The Wall Street Journal is the largest newspaper by circulation in the United States. The Journal has the circulation of 2.4 million copies, according to the Alliance for Audited Media. The Wall Street Journal online edition was launched in 1996 and in 2007 the newspaper site has become the largest paid subscription news site with almost 980,000 subscriptions. The newspaper has won the 30 Pulitzer Prizes so far in its history.
3. The New York Times
The New York Times is the American daily newspaper which was founded and continuously published since the September 18, 1851 in the New York City y the New York Times Company. “The Gray Lady” is the nickname for several years and the newspaper is widely been regarded within the industry and the national newspaper of record. The paper motto becomes famous “All the News That’s Fit to Print” is appeared on the front page at the upper left hand corner. Currently the newspaper has been organized into the set of following sections; News, New York (metropolitan), Editorials/Opinions, Sports, Business, Art, Science, Home, Style, Travel and several other features.
On every Sunday the newspaper is supplemented by the Sunday Reviews which is formally known as Week in Review, The Book Reviews, and reviews about the Time Magazine. The print version has the 2nd largest circulation in the United State of America only behind “The Wall Street Journal”. The newspaper is ranked at 39th as by the circulation in all over the world. The newspaper has won the 117 Pulitzer Prizes, maximum for any other news organization.
4. The Washington Post
The Washington Post is the American daily newspaper and the most widely circulated newspaper which was published and located in the capital city of United States, Washington DC. The newspaper was first published on 6th December 1877 and becomes the oldest extent newspaper of the area. The newspaper is located in the capital city of the America and has strong emphasis on the national politics the editions are published for the Districts of Maryland, Columbia and Virginia on the daily basis.
The Washington Post has won the 47 Pulitzer Prizes which included the 6 split Pulitzers awards which receives in 2008 and becomes the 2nd highest number awarded newspaper to receives the maximum awards in one year. The Graham family which is the longtime owner has sold the newspaper to the Jeff Bezos against the US $ 250 million in cash. The Washington Post is now owned by the Nash Holdings LLC which Jeff Bezos created for its acquisition.
5. China Daily
China Daily is the English language daily newspaper which is published in all over the People’s Republic of China. The newspaper starts its services in June 1981 and the largest print circulation of any English language newspaper in China; estimated 200,000 copies are issues on each day. The chief editorial office is located in the Chaoyang District of Beijing and has branch offices in all major cities of China and several international offices in the Washington DC, New York City, Kathmandu and London.
The newspaper satellite offices are also located in the Hong Kong, United States and Europe. The newspaper is published from Monday to Saturday and serves to those who are foreigners in China and those local peoples who want to improve their English. The newspaper editorial policies are differ and slightly more liberal than the other Chinese language newspapers. The China Daily newspaper online edition was established in December 1995 and offers its services in three different languages English, Chinese, French and become the first major online newspaper of China.
6. The Times of India
The Times of India is the English language Indian daily newspaper. The newspaper is the 3rd largest newspaper in all across Indian by circulation and the largest selling daily English newspaper according to the Audit Bureau of Circulation. The Times of India is the oldest English language newspaper still in circulation in India. The BBC ranked the newspaper among the world best six newspapers.
The newspaper is owned and published by the Bennett, Coleman Ltd which owned by the Sahu Jain family. In 2012 and 2013 the Times of India war ranked 88th and 100th respectively the most trusted brand of India according to the Brand Trust Report. TOIFA stand for The Times of India Film Awards is an award for the tremendous work in the Film Industry which decided by the global public vote in the nominations categories.
7. The Sydney Morning Herald
The Sydney Morning Herald is the daily newspaper of Australia and published by the Fairfax Media in the Sydney. The newspaper was founded in 1831 and formerly known as the Sydney Herald. The SMH is the national online news brand of Australia and the oldest continuously published newspaper in Australia. The SMH is published in six days of a week and available on the outlets in Sydney, Canberra, regional New South Wales and in the South East Queensland.
The Sydney Morning Herald publishes the variety of supplements including the magazines such as the Good Weekends which is the part of Saturday edition and the Sunday Magazine. The newspaper was read 766,000 times from Monday to Friday and read 1,014,000 times on Saturdays. The newspaper circulation average of 132,000 copies sold from Monday to Friday and 228,000 copies only on Saturday.
8. Asahi Shimbun
Asahi Shimbun is the national newspaper of Japan and its registered headquarter is located in Osaka. The Asahi Shimbun newspaper has circulation of 7.96 million copies for its morning edition and the 3.1 million copies circulate for its evening edition. When the Shin-ichi Hakojima was the CEO of the Asahi Shimbun newspaper it was published in English language with the collaboration of the International Herald Tribune and it continues from April 2001 to February 2011when the partnership was disclosed because of the unprofitability.
Asahi Shimbun is the largest and oldest daily national newspaper as it began its publication since January 1879, contains only four pages with the small print and only sold for one sen per copy and had sold 3,000 copies approximately. The Asahi Shimbun supports the post war constitution of the Pacifist nature of Japan and opposed the acceptance of the collective self defensive right exercise in the Japan.
Dawn is the oldest and most widely read English language daily newspaper of Pakistan. It is the flagship of the Dawn Group of Newspaper which is published by the Pakistan Herald Publications, also owns the Herald, Spider, magazine and the information technology magazine handles the content of marketing, advertising and media magazine. The Dawn newspaper has office in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad which is the capital city of Pakistan and has representatives in abroad. The news weekday circulation is over 109,000.
Dawn newspaper was founded by the Muhammad Ali Jinnah on 26 October 1941 in Delhi as the mouthpiece for the Muslim League. The newspaper was first published on 12 October 1942 at the Latifi Press. Dawn newspaper continuously bring the syndicated articles from the western newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post and The Guardian, The Independent and its weekend edition carries the advertise section named Career, Ad Buzz and Real Estate. The Dawn publishing company launched the 24 hours English news channel after the two months test transmission but due to financial difficulties and switched to Urdu language in 2010.
Zaman is the English language daily newspaper of Turkey, contains the international, national, business and other content. The Zaman newspaper was founded in 1986 and become the first online daily newspaper of Turkey in 1995. The newspaper circulation on March was around 650,000. The newspaper has man regular anchors and columnist who covers the interviews, talk on current affairs and covers the culture sections.
Zaman is the Istanbul located daily newspaper who also publish the special international daily editions for other countries and printed in eleven countries and distributed is almost 35 countries included the Australia, Germany, Romania, Bulgaria and etc. The Zaman correspondents and bureaus are also located in the world capitals and cities including Washington DC, Moscow, Frankfurt, New York, Brussels, Cairo, Ashgabat, Bucharest and Tashkent.