large-circulation newspaper/daily paper
on the assumption that it is the actual number of copies sold (ie, its popularity) that interests the advertisers rather than its area of circulation. I.e., we're talking about the size of the circulation and not the area it covers.
Whether you call this a newspaper, daily, or daily paper is up to you.
See Wikipedia entry below. I only give a CR of 3, as I know Wiki isn't the be-all and end-all...
World newspapers with the largest circulation
The World Association of Newspapers (WAN) publishes a list of newspapers with the largest circulation. In 2005, China topped the list in term of total newspaper circulation with 93.5 million a day, India came second with 78.8 million, followed by Japan, with 70.4 million; the United States, with 48.3 million; and Germany, with 22.1 million. Around 75 of the 100 best selling newspapers are in Asia and seven out of top ten are Japanese newspapers.
The Japanese Yomiuri Shimbun, Asahi Shimbun and Mainichi Shimbun are still the *****largest circulated newspapers***** in the world. The Times of India is the***** largest circulated English-language daily newspaper ***** in the world, across all formats (Broadsheet, Compact, Berliner and Online). Reference News (參考消息) is the most popular paper in China. The *****largest circulated newspapers *****from the United States are the Wall Street Journal and USA Today, the latter having eclipsed the former for a period of years; but according to its own press kit, the circulation of USA Today declined by 3 million in 2009 alone, leaving WSJ on top again.
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