Awareness of alternative news websites in India 2019

Digital media has made possible the growth of alternative and partisan news websites catering to certain political ideologies. Like many other countries, India saw a rise of such news websites over the past few years. When survey respondents were asked whether they were aware of any such websites, 29 percent said they knew of The Logical Indian, whereas, Oneindia.com came second with 26 percent of respondents aware of the website.

Awareness of partisan and alternative news websites across India in 2019, by website

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Sources

Release date

March 2019

Region

India

Survey time period

January 2019

Number of respondents

1,013 respondents

Special properties

among English speakers with access to the internet who had consumed news in the month preceding the survey period.

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The survey question was- "In recent years a number of online news sites have emerged with their content often distributed via social media. Which, if any, of the following have you heard of? Please select all that apply."

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