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OneIndia - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Not CredibleFactual Reporting: Mixed - Not always Credible or Reliable


These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal 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 liberal causes.  These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.

Factual Reporting: MIXED
World Press Freedom Rank: India 136/180

Notes: Founded in 2006, OneIndia is an online portal from India, that delivers content in 6 languages: English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam & Telug. OneIndia was founded by BG Mahesh & Sriram Hebbar and owned by Greynium Information Technologies Pvt Ltd. They are headquartered in Bengaluru, India.

Oneindia brings information from diverse sources. For example, they use Boldsky for their coverage on Beauty, Fashion, Recipe, Health and more. Further, they also provide National News, World News, Politics and classifieds.

According to Reporters Without Borders the media environment in India is threatened by increasing nationalism. India ranks 136th out of 180 countries on the World Press Freedom Index.

In review, OneIndia publishes stories with minimally loaded headlines such as “Want to deepen ties with China to get more leverage in dealings with India:Nepal PM.” However, many of their articles are sourced through quotes and rarely linked to those sources. OneIndia also utilizes Press Trust of India (PTI) for their international coverage, which is the largest news agency in India. For National politics they publish articles criticizing right wing populist current PM Narendra Modi.  A sample quote from the article reads: “PM Modi too often goes into a complete ‘silent mode’, especially when the nation is in any crisis. Otherwise he speaks a lot, mostly during election rallies.” For USA news coverage they mostly lean left such as “Russian involvement in US elections: Probe looking at Kushner foreign business contacts” , which uses CNN as a source. Overall, we rate OneIndia Left-Center biased based on story selection and Mixed for factual reporting due to poor use of sources. (M. Huitsing 2/20/2018)


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