TOP-10 most popular newspapers in the world
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1. The Guardian
The Guardian is a national daily newspaper published in the UK. Earlier bore the name “Manchester Guardian” and was founded by the company of nonconformist businessman John Edward Taylor in 1821. This newspaper is part of the Guardian Media Group, which is now owned by Scott Trust Limited. The composition of this media group includes international and online branches. Subsidiary projects include Guardian Weekly and Observer. There is also an online edition of theguardian.com and two international websites – a site in the US and a site in Australia.
The average daily circulation of “Guardian” is 204222 copies, in 2012 the online edition of the newspaper took the fifth place in the number of online readers. The Guardian is considered a style legislator in the design of printed publications and has a significant influence on the publishing arena. The newspaper sponsors many awards in these areas. Guardian received the title of the National newspaper of the year 4 times – in 1999, 2005, 2010 and 2013. In addition, the newspaper received the award for best design among newspapers around the world in 2006.
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2. The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal is an English-language, business-oriented, international daily newspaper originally from New York. “Dow Jones & Company” publishes articles six days a week in conjunction with the editions of Asia and Europe. The newspaper is published in the format of leaflets. The publisher, Dow Jones & Company, first produced brief newsletters that were delivered during the day to stock exchanges. So it was in the early 1880’s. Later, Charles Dow and Edward Jones turned their offspring into a “Wall Street Journal,” and the first edition of this title was released on July 8, 1889.
The Wall Street Journal has the largest circulation among all newspapers in the United States – 4 million copies. Also, the “Wall Street Journal” can be read on the Internet. The online version was launched in 1996, and by 2007 the newspaper site became the largest news site with a paid subscription, with almost 980,000 subscribers. In its history, the newspaper won the Pulitzer Prize 30 times.
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3. The New York Times
The New York Times is a daily newspaper that is continuously published from September 18, 1851 in New York and is owned by The New York Times Company. Having the nickname “Gray Lady”, this newspaper has become a kind of record among the national media and industry. The motto of the newspaper is well known – “All the news worthy of printing”, it can always be found on the first page in the upper left corner. Now the newspaper consists of the following sections – News, New York, Opinions, Sport, Business, Art, Science, Style, Travel and some others.
The printed version of The New York Times has the 2nd largest circulation in the United States of America, second only to the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper occupies the 39th place in the circulation among all the newspapers of the world. Pulitzer Prize this edition received 117 times, this is the maximum among such news publications.
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4. Washington Post
The Washington Post is a daily newspaper published in the US, in Washington. The newspaper first appeared in print on December 6, 1877, and now it is the oldest edition of its kind in this region. The editorial staff of the newspaper is located in the US capital, and the Washington Post in its materials makes a special emphasis on national politics. The publication is published for the counties of Maryland, Columbia and Virginia on a daily basis.
The Washington Post received 47 Pulitzer Prizes 47 times, this number includes 6 split-awards, which the publication received in 2008. This is the second indicator for the maximum number of awards awarded to a single newspaper in one year. The Graham family, who originally owned the newspaper, sold it to Jeff Bezos for $ 250 million in cash. Now the Washington Post is owned by Nash Holdings LLC, which was created by Jeff Bezos specifically for the purchase of the newspaper.
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5. China Daily
“China Daily” is an English-language daily newspaper published throughout the People’s Republic of China. The newspaper began printing in June 1981 and is number one in circulation among newspapers in English in China – 200,000 copies daily. The main office of the newspaper is located in Chaoyang District in Beijing, there are also branches in all major cities of China and a number of international offices in Washington, New York, Kathmandu and London.
The subsidiaries of the newspaper are also located in Hong Kong, the US and Europe. The newspaper is published Monday to Saturday and is intended for foreigners residing in China and local residents who want to improve their English language skills. The newspaper’s policy is slightly more liberal than other newspapers in Chinese. The Internet version of the publication was created in December 1995 and is available in three different languages - English, Chinese and French. This is the first major online newspaper in China.
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6. Times of India
Times of India is an English-language Indian daily newspaper. This is the 3rd largest newspaper in all of India and the best-selling daily English newspaper, according to the Bureau of Audit of Circulations. It is also the oldest English-language newspaper that has not stopped printing in India yet. The BBC considers the “Times of India” one of the six best newspapers in the world.
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7. The Sydney Morning Herald
The “Sydney Morning Herald” is published every day in Australia in English. Published by Fairfax Media from Sydney. The newspaper was founded in 1831 and was formerly known as the Sydney Herald. SMH is the national news brand of Australia and the oldest continuously published newspaper in Australia. SMH is released six days a week and is available at outlets in Sydney, Canberra, New South Wales and South East Queensland.
The newspaper has several applications, including Saturday and Sunday special issues. SMH is read on average 766,000 times from Monday to Friday and 1014,000 times on Saturdays. The average circulation is 132,000 copies sold from Monday to Friday and 228,000 copies only on Saturday.
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8. Asahi Shimbun
Asahi Shimbun is the national newspaper of Japan with the official headquarters in Osaka. The newspaper has a circulation of 7.96 million copies of the morning release and 3.1 million copies of the evening issue. When Shin-ichi Hakoshima was the general director of the newspaper Asahi Shimbun, she was published in English in cooperation with the International Herald Tribune. This took place from April 2001 to February 2011, then such a partnership was terminated due to unprofitability.
Asahi Shimbun is the largest and oldest daily national newspaper in Japan. The first issue was published in January 1879, the newspaper contains only four pages in small print. The publication supports the postwar doctrine of Japan’s pacifist policy.
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Dawn is the oldest and most readable English-language daily in Pakistan. It is the flagship of the publishing group Pakistan Herald Publications, which also owns the Herald and Spider publications, as well as several magazines from the field of information technology, marketing, advertising and media. The newspaper has an office in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad and has its representatives abroad.
The publication was founded by Muhammad Ali Jinn on October 26, 1941 in Delhi as a mouthpiece for the Muslim League. The first edition was released on October 12, 1942 in Latifi Press. The newspaper constantly prints syndicated articles along with Western newspapers, such as the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Guardian, the Independent. The publishing company launched a 24-hour English-language news channel, but in 2010, after two months of test broadcast due to financial difficulties, the channel moved to Urdu.
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Zaman is a daily newspaper published in English in Turkey. It prints national news, international business articles and other content. Zaman was founded in 1986 and in 1995 became the first daily online newspaper in Turkey.
The Zaman Editions are located in Istanbul, here they also issue special international daily publications for other countries, which are printed in 11 countries and distributed to 35 countries, including Australia, Germany, Romania, Bulgaria, etc. Correspondents and bureaus of this Turkish newspaper are in many capitals and cities of the world, for example, they are in Washington, Moscow, Frankfurt, New York, Brussels, Cairo, Ashgabat, Bucharest and Tashkent.
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