Circulation and Readership

More Muslims do not always produce more Urdu papers

BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |05/10/2016

According to RNI data, the Muslim demographic does not have a strict correlation with the number of Urdu newspapers in a state — and non-Muslims publish them too.

 

Urdu newspapers: growing, not dying

BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |04/10/2016

Far from fading, Urdu newspapers are flourishing and are widely distributed, especially in Delhi and UP. Insights culled from the RNI database from 1957-2015 are fascinating,

 

 

NEWSPAPERS
BY Indira Akoijam| IN STATISTICS |25/06/2012

This list includes IRS figures (the Indian Readership Survey is conducted every year for four quarters by the Media Research User's Council), circulation figures from Registrar for Newspapers of India, breakup of circulation figures from Audit Bureau.

 

IRS 2011: What four quarters show

IN MEDIA BUSINESS |08/03/2012

The IRS 2011 Q4 figures as always record both gains and losses. The Times of India maintains the top spot among English dailies.

 

Bold claim
IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |30/12/2011

DNA has launched a fresh battle for the Mumbai market soon after the announcement of IRS Q3 2011. It released advertisements announcing that it sells 6 lakh copies in Mumbai daily. It claims that through these 6 lakh copies, advertisers actually get over 13 lakh readers through DNA alone in Mumbai..

 

Readership: more gains than losses

BY Indira Akoijam| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |26/12/2011

Seven out of the top ten English newspapers have registered a growth in readership over the year 2011 with the exception of the Mumbai Mirror. Five out of ten Hindi newspapers have shown a steady increase over the year.

 

The Hindu hits back 

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |23/11/2011

The Mahavishnu of Mount Road has woken up and reacted to the TOI's ad campaign that poked fun at the paper for putting the readers to sleep. The Hindu has got back with an eye-catching print ad, which claims that it is has the highest readership among young readers. The basis..

 

Assamese newspapersâ€"losing out to local news channels?

BY Nava Thakuria| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |08/10/2011

Two recent IRS quarterly surveys have shown that readership of newspapers is declining in Assam.

 

Hindu circulation up

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |31/05/2016

The Hindu reports that its circulation registered a 20 per cent growth in the latter six months of 2015, according to Audit Bureau of Circulation figures released on May 30. That’s unusually high growth.  

 

Delhi's duelling dailies

IN MEDIA BUSINESS |12/05/2015

The Times of India and the Hindustan Times have been slugging it out through fiesty ads, accusing each other of inflating circulation figures.

 

The Hindu vs TOI kolaveri

BY T S Sudhir| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |28/01/2012

A parody twitter account of the PM says he has appointed Rajinikanth to look into the brand war issues between the Hindu and TOI.

 

False claim
IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |23/12/2010

ASCI's Consumer Complaints Council pulled up newspaper Prabhat Khabar, which claimed No 1 position in Jharkhand by citing data from the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) July-December 2009. The CCC’s findings show that the ABC July-Dec’09 results do not reflect Prabhat Khabar as the numero uno newspaper in Jharkhand as the..

 

Paper number one?

IN REGIONAL MEDIA |15/12/2010
Quoting different surveys many Hindi newspapers in Jharkhand’s capital have begun claiming that they sell the most.

 

Vijay Karnataka and Kannada Journalism Part-1

IN REGIONAL MEDIA |08/11/2004

In five years this newspaper has crossed half a million circulation and considerably changed the face of Kannada journalism.

 

Ducking ABC

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |16/05/2002

India`s biggest publications do not have their circulations listed by the Audit Bureau of Circulations.

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