Which New Jersey newspapers will be the most popular?
NEW JERSEY — The most popular New Jersey newspaper is not the one you think.
The New Jersey Division of Corporations is asking the public for help finding which of the state’s eight major newspapers are the most read.
The New Jersey Press Association, which oversees all state newspapers, is asking readers to rank newspapers based on topics including circulation, advertising, content, print advertising and overall circulation.
The poll of 1,400 people in March found the following:*Most read newspapers: The Star-Ledger (10.3%), the Jersey Journal (10%), the Daily Record (8.6%), the Star-Telegram (8%) and the New Jersey Journal Gazette (8%).*Top-selling newspaper: The Record (11.6%).*Most profitable newspaper: the Daily Journal (4.7%).*Fewest read newspapers and top-selling papers: The New York Times (5.7%), the Newark Star-Dispatch (4%), the Journal News (3.9%) and The Journal Record (3%).*Newspapers most likely to attract new readers: The Daily Record and the Star Ledger.*Top five least read newspapers in the state: the Star Tribune, The Star Ledge, The Record, the Newark Ledger and the Jersey Gazette.