SRI LANKA

 

Name Region Established Language Owner Period Format Political View Topics Circulation Website AMW Credibility Score AMW Verified
The Island National 1981 English Upali Newspapers Daily Print, online Centre-right All        70,000 Website 8.84 NO
The Daily Mirror National 1999 English Wijeya Newspapers Daily Print, online Progressive All        76,000 Website 8.82 NO
The Sunday Times National 1991 English Wijeya Newspapers Weekly Print, online Centre-right All      330,000 Website 8.80 green checkmark
Lankadeepa National 1991 Sinhala Wijeya Newspapers Daily Print, online Centre All      250,000 Website 8.77 NO
Divaina National 1981 Sinhala Upali Newspapers Daily Print, online Centre-right All      156,000 Website 8.77 NO
Virakesari National 1930 Tamil Express Newspapers Daily Print, online Independent All      120,000 Website 8.76 green checkmark
Uthayan National 1985 Tamil Uthayan Group of Newspapers Daily Print, online Neutral All      150,000 Website 8.75 NO
Daily News National 1918 English Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited Daily Print, online Pro-government All        88,000 Website 8.74 NO
Sunday Observer National 1834 English Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Weekly Print, online Pro-government All      175,000 Website 8.72 NO
Thinakkural National 1997 Tamil Asian Media Publications (Pvt) Ltd. Daily Print, online Independent All      500,000 Website 8.62 NO
Lakbima News National 2007 English Sumathi Newspapers (Pvt) Ltd Weekly Print, online Left All      148,000 Website 8.52 green checkmark
Thinakaran National 1932 Tamil Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Daily Print, online Pro-government All        50,000 Website 8.51 NO
Ada National 2012 Sinhala Wijeya Newspapers Daily Print, online Progressive All       110,000 Website 8.50 NO
Siyadesa National 2017 Sinhala Express Newspapers Weekly Print, online Independent All      155,000 Website 8.08 NO
The Nation National 2006 English Rivira Media Corporation Weekly Print, online Centre-left All      132,000 Website 8.00 NO
Resa National 2018 Sinhala Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Weekly Print, online Pro-government All      125,000 Website 7.93 NO
Mawbima National 2006 Sinhala Ceylon Newspapers Weekly Print, online Centre-right All      196,000 Website 7.71 green checkmark
Silumina National 1930 Sinhala Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Weekly Print, online Pro-government All      265,000 Website 7.10 NO
Dinamina National 1909 Sinhala Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited Daily Print, online Pro-government All        75,000 Website 6.34 NO
Lakbima National 1994 Sinhala Sumathi Newspapers (Pvt) Ltd Weekly Print, online Left Local, sports        25,000 Website 6.25 NO
Ravaya National 1987 Sinhala Ravaya Publications Weekly Print, online Far Left Politics        25,000 Website 6.13 NO
Ceylon Today National 2011 English Tiran Alles Daily Print, online Centre-right All        25,000 Website 6.01 NO

 

NOTES

The above rankings were last updated on February 28, 2019, and are based on the most recent Credibility Score Reports and Annual Audit Reports issued as of the end of 2018.

 

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