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P-ISSN: 2708-4450, E-ISSN: 2708-4469

2023, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A


Newspapers are being sold at low prices in India in the age of social media. How does news reach the marginalised?


Author(s): Dr. Asok Biswas

Abstract: The increase in the cover price of an average Indian newspaper has not kept pace with inflation multiple times over the past two decades. At under Rs 1,000 for an average annual subscription, newspapers in India are cheaper than any other major newspaper market in the world. The difference between India and other countries is population density and labor costs in newspaper distribution. In India, newspapers are delivered door to door and at a very low cost. As many as 500 newspapers are delivered an hour, which would be a fraction of that given the suburban spread in the United States.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Asok Biswas. Newspapers are being sold at low prices in India in the age of social media. How does news reach the marginalised?. International Journal of Advanced Mass Communication and Journalism. 2023; 4(1): 44-48.
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