The Top 5 Daily Newspapers in the World

Daily News

Founded in 1919 as the Illustrated Daily News by Joseph Medill Patterson, the Daily News is now based in Jersey City, NJ. Originally, the paper was the first daily newspaper in the United States to be published in a tabloid format, and it reached a peak circulation of 2.4 million copies a day in 1947.

New York Daily News

Founded in 1919, the New York Daily News is the first tabloid newspaper printed in the United States. At its peak, the paper sold 2.4 million copies a day. It is a part of the Chicago-based Tribune Publishing Company, one of the country’s largest newspaper chains.

One of the most well-known properties of the Daily News was its use of Associated Press wirephoto service in the 1930s. The company boasted a massive staff of photographers.

Los Angeles Mirror

Founded by the owners of the Los Angeles Times, The Mirror became one of the most successful newspapers in the country. It became the nation’s largest publicly held publishing company by 1972. It has also become a leading voice in the political and development of southern California.

The Mirror began publication in 1948 as an afternoon tabloid newspaper. The Mirror competed with the Los Angeles Daily News and the Hearst-owned Los Angeles Examiner. In 1954, the Mirror absorbed the Daily News.

Yale Daily News

Founded in 1878, the Yale Daily News is the oldest college daily newspaper in the United States. It provides news and information about the University and city of New Haven, Connecticut. The paper is produced by students and distributed free in the city of New Haven and on campus.

The paper’s arts and living section is published on Friday, while its two-page opinion forum is on display Monday. The paper’s most popular section, the “World,” is devoted to stories from the Associated Press.


Several Lebanese newspapers have closed down in recent years. The Daily Star, owned by former prime minister Saad Hariri, was the latest. The print edition of the paper was shut down in February 2020. The website has also stopped updating.

Daily Star is owned by the former prime minister’s family, who have struggled financially for years. Last year, they had to lay off staff. They have not issued a public statement. However, the Daily Star staff received an email informing them of the layoffs, and employees began to leave the newspaper.