This list of popular newspapers is compiled from a report the Audit Bureau of Circulations published based on the last 6 months of newspaper circulation, ending September 30, 2011. Topping out the best US newspaper is the Wall Street Journal, followed closely by the USA Today. National circulations are down a few percent across the board as the economy is tightening and more readers are getting their news articles online. Other newspapers that feared well over the last 6 months were The New York Times and The New York Daily News. Rounding out the top of the American newspapers are The Dallas Morning News and the Chicago Tribune.