The Daily Star, known as ‘Daily Star’ is top largest circulating daily English-language newspaper in Bangladesh. This newspaper founded by Syed Mohammed Ali on 14 January in 1991. Daily Star’s target was Bangladesh transitioned and restored parliamentary democracy. They have reputation for non-partisan quality reporting and investigative journalism. Daily Star’s position in Bangladesh is comparable to The New York Times in the United States of America (USA) and The Independent in the United Kingdom.
“Committed to People’s Right to Know”, is motto of this newspaper. Daily Star is led by prominent and senior journalist Mahfuz Anam. He is a freedom fighter and former United Nations official also. It’s head office is in Dhaka. Beside that they have big setup in Chittagong also. It is organized to sections: News, Opinion and Editorial, Star Business, Star Sports, Arts and Entertainment, National and Metropolitan etc. Its major supplements include The Star, Forum, Lifestyle, Star Literature, Law & Our Rights, Shout, Star Insight and Science and Life.
Daily Star is owned by Mediaworld. Its major share own by Latifur Rahman who is owner of Transcom Group. This group has several kinds of products including Daily Prothom Alo.
Newspaper reader can easily take the taste of printed version of Daily Star through their E Version. Their e paper link is: http://epaper.thedailystar.net. Whenever, whatever news or information you want, you can easily get from their websites archive. Not only that, Daily Star has also very rich news portal- http://www.thedailystar.net, in there you will not get advertise which is published in printed version, but its contents very useful which is important for develop your daily life.
Till December, 2014; 778,505 people like Daily Star page in Facebook-https://www.facebook.com/dailystarnews , so it is clear that Daily Star also popular in world best social media. For measuring world wide website ranking by http://www.alexa.com, Daily Star’s present position till December 2014, 11,583 in Global Rank, 53 in Bangladesh, Bounce rate is 35.90% and 75% reader read it through internet from Bangladesh.