The Daily News-Tribune-Herald-Times: Newspapers names are much of the same

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While researching for the map of newspaper endorsements for president, it became apparent that most newspaper names are just variations of the same familiar titles: Times, Post, Journal, etc. So, after running Wikipedia’s list of US newspapers through TagCrowd, here are the most popular newspaper names in the United States:

1. News (299)
2. Daily (259)
3. Times (177)
4. Herald (128)
5. Journal (122)
6. Press (94)
7. Tribune (86)
8. Sun (66)
9. Star (58)
10. Gazette (43)
11. Courier (42)
12. Record (42)
13. Post (40)
14. Sentinel (34)
15. Observer (33)
16. Democrat (28)
17. Register (28)
18. Enterprise (27)
19. Reporter (26)
20. Independent (25)
21. Chronicle (24)
22. Leader (24)
23. Citizen (22)
24. Review (20)
25. Weekly (20)

And of course, in the grand tradition of 10,000 Words, here is a word cloud created with Wordle (click for larger version):


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