Top 10 newspapers of the world
The more society is developed the more means of communication are required. Among means of communication, newspaper play an important role in our life. We are pleased to present this section of top newspapers.
10. China Daily (China):
Established on June 1, 1981, it is an English-language daily newspaper in China. Staff reporters, correspondents and editors with the newspaper group are known for their professionalism, ethics, enthusiasm and creativity. Also known as “Window to China”, it is headquartered in Beijing. Dedicated to help the world by providing information on politics, economy, society and culture it contains more than 20 experts, mainly from the United States, Britain, Canada, Australia and India, ensuring linguistic and journalistic standards.
9. The Times of India (India):
One of the highest circulated English language daily broadsheet in the world, The Times of India (TOI) was started on November 3, 1838 with the name of “The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce”. Initially, it was published every Wednesday and Saturday but later became a daily edition in 1850 and got its present name in 1861. After India’s Independence in 1947, the ownership of the paper was passed on to the industrial family of Dalmiyas and later it was over by Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain of the Sahu Jain group from Bijnore of Uttar Pradesh.
8. The Daily Mail (U.K.):
Started on May 4, 1896, this first tabloid newspaper of Britain was formulated by Lord Rothermere and Lord Northcliffe. By 1902, at the end of the Boer War, the circulation of this news paper was over a million, making it the largest in the world. The paper is generally critical of the BBC, which it says is biased to the left. In the late 1960s, the paper went through a phase of being liberal on social issues like corporal punishment but returned to its traditional conservative line.
7. Wall Street Journal (U.S.A.):
The Past. In 1882, with 2 associates, newspaperman Charles Henry Dow founded Dow Jones and Company, a news agency for the financial world. Seven years later, the company published the 1st issue of The Wall Street Journal. The Journal took its modern shape and prominence in the 1940s, a time of industrial expansion for the United States and its financial institutions in New York. The Present. The Wall Street Journal is a special paper for people in the business and economic communities, yet it goes far beyond that designation in its treatment of the news.
6. Sydney Morning Herald (Australia):
Founded in 1831 as Sydney Herald, this newspaper was founded by Englishmen Alfred Ward Stephens, Frederick Stokes and William McGarvie, who all worked for the Sydney Gazette. In 1995, the company launched smh.com.au, the newspaper’s web edition. The site has since grown to include interactive and multimedia features beyond the content in the print edition. Historically, the SMH has been a conservative newspaper as evidenced by the fact that it did not endorse the Australian Labor Party at any election until 1984 or at a state election until 2003.
5. Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan):
First published on November 2, 1874, it is credited with having the largest newspaper circulation in the world with a combined morning and evening circulation of copies. Throughout the 1880s and 1890s the paper came to be known as a literary arts publication with its regular inclusion of work by writers such as Ozaki Koyo. Yomiuri also publishes The Daily Yomiuri, Japan’s largest English-language newspaper. As a supplement to the daily edition, a weekly news magazine – The Yomiuri Weekly – is circulated.
4. The Washington Post (U.S.A.):
The largest and the oldest newspaper of Washington D.C. was founded in 1877 by Stilson Hutchins. In 1975, The Washington Post launched three new weekly zoned sections, the Maryland, District and Virginia Weeklies. These three sections were later transformed into 10 local news sections to provide greater coverage of community news, activities and features of special interest to readers living in the regions served.
3. The Guardian (U.K.):
Formerly known as The Manchester Guardian, this newspaper was founded in 1821 by a group of non-conformist businessmen headed by John Edward Taylor. The much-quoted article “comment is free but facts are sacred” is still used to explain the values of the present-day newspaper. This ‘extraordinary act of philanthropy’ resulted in a unique form of media ownership in the UK, which has now lasted more than 70 years.
2. The New York Times (U.S.A.):
Launched in 1851 with motto printed in the upper left-hand corner of the front page, “All the News That’s Fit to Print.” The principal founders of the New York Times were Henry Jarvis Raymond, a sometime politician, reporter, and editor and George Jones, an Albany, New York, banker. The journalistic endeavor of this newspaper is committed to quality news, information and entertainment in the U.S. as well as around the world.
1. The Sun (U.K.):
Are you a football fan? Do you support Human Rights? Are you gay lesbian or bisexual? Are you ‘anti war’? Are you ‘weird’? Have you been or are you unemployed? Are you or is anyone you know suffered or suffering from mental illness? Are you black? Asian, Indian or French or German or Irish? Are you a Christian?, Muslim?, Hindu? or Sikh? If you are interested in these topics then perhaps, you ought to buy it. First published as a broadsheet on September 15, 1964, The Sun relies heavily on stories and occasionally scandals involving celebrities and the entertainment industry, contained in its general news pages as well as in sections such as Bizarre and TV Biz.
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