Long ago there was no medium through which people could keep themselves updated with what is going on in the outside world. There was no source of TV or Internet that would help them know the news. It was only the Newspaper. Today, in 21st century, newspapers have almost become an extinct species. Because of the e-newspapers, people have hardly reading actual newspapers these days. Here are the top newspapers of United States of America which have made its readers still glued by reading newspapers.
Founded by Al Neuharth on 15th September, 1982 USA Today, is the largest selling newspapers in United States of America. It is now published by the Gannett Company. Circulated in almost 50 states of USA, the newspaper company is known to have the wildest circulation in the history of America when it set a shocking record of distribution of 1.8million copies in the year 2012. It is today sold at a price of $2 each copy, and is still the best selling newspapers in the country.
The Wall Street Journal
Competing the largest circulated newspapers in USA, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal keeps on fluctuating between the first three positions. This one does not only gives you better news but emphasizes on the business and sports parts. This probably attracts more buyers, and which made it to the top, while selling 1.7million copies and 400,000 copies on internet as well.
New York Times
Printed and supplied in one of the biggest cosmopolitan cities, The New York Times is the third largest selling newspapers in the USA. It was first published on 18th September 1851 and since then has won 112 Pulitzer prizes. Founded by the Ochs Sulzberger family, this is the fifth generation which is now supervising the newspaper organizations.
One of the quality assured newspaper, the Washington Times is one of the most circulated newspapers in America and the most circulated newspaper in Washington itself. It has been awarded a number of 47 Pulitzer awards. It was founded late in 1877 and bought by Jeff Bezos in the year 2013 for $250 million dollars
New York Post
Established on 16th November, 1801 the New York Post is the seventh most distributed newspapers in the country and is the most distributed in New York city. It was actually founded in the 1764 but was only published on 1801. They manage to sell a 9.3% of all the newspapers in USA selling 500,521 in a year.
Los Angeles Times
Most usually referred as Times, the Los Angeles Times is an everyday-published newspaper in the particular city since 1881. It is the fourth widest newspaper in the country and is currently owned by Tribune Publishing company in the year 2000. It managed to sell over 653,868 copies in a year.
Just like Los Angeles Times, even this one is owned by Tribune Publications, a major publication in USA. This one is the major and most selling newspapers in the Illinois state in USA. It was founded late in 1847 and was socially adapted the name of ‘World’s Greatest Newspaper’. The Tribune was first printed in the broadsheet in 2009, and was brought to a tabloid version, making it easier for the online readers to prefer and read it.
Setting a record of selling maximum number of newspapers on a weekday, the Newsday set a record in 2009 making it to be the 11th best-selling newspapers in USA and one the most in New York city. It initially copied the format of Daily News printing all the news in the format of short stories. First published in 1940, today the Newsday manages to sell 580,346 prints in a year.