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India Today - Right Center Bias - Republican - Conservative - Mostly CredibleFactual Reporting: Mixed - Not always Credible or Reliable


RIGHT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.

  • Overall, we rate India Today Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favor the conservative government. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to a few failed fact checks. 

 

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: India
World Press Freedom Rank: India 142/180

History

India Today is an Indian news magazine and website founded by Vidya Vilas Purie in 1975. Madhu Purie Trehan is the founding editor in chief of India Today which covers topics ranging from politics, policy, entertainment, and more.

Read our profile on India’s Media and Government.

Funded by / Ownership

India Today is owned by the India Today Group and published by Living Media. Revenue is derived through advertising and subscription fees.

Analysis / Bias

India Today reports international news with low biased wording and they source properly to credible mainstream media sources such as Reuters. The current Prime Minister of India is Narendra Modi, who is the head of the conservative Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Editorially, India Today rarely criticizes Modi and often reports favorable on him such as this PM Narendra Modi crosses 60mn followers on Twitter. In general international news is reported factually, while national news holds a right-center bias in favor of the current government.

Failed Fact Checks

Overall, we rate India Today Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favor the conservative government. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to a few failed fact checks.  (M. Huitsing 9/5/2017) Updated (8/03/2020)

Source: https://www.indiatoday.in/

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