Top online news sources in Italy 2022
La Repubblica online
According to data from December 2020, the website of the national newspaper La Repubblica had a daily online reach of about 621 thousand users through desktops, while over 2.8 million users land on the site through smartphones. Between 2014 and 2018, the average daily audience seemed to have increased from 1.6 to 2.9 million users, and the website became more popular on social networks. On the Facebook page alone, the number of fans increased from 2.5 million fans in 2015 to about four million fans in the first half of 2018.
A poll released in 2017 indicated the main opinions of Italian readers about the website of La Repubblica. 30 percent of respondents believed the online newspaper had strong viewpoints and 28 percent thought it helped understanding complex issues.