Mumbai, April 28
The media in India is gathering pace rapidly and gaining progressive importance among key decision-makers, according to the latest Decision-Makers Survey 5 (DMS 5) conducted by ACNielsen ORG-MARG.
DMS 5 brings together a composite understanding of the media habits and lifestyles of today's business leaders. A successor to the DMS 4, the current survey was conducted among senior executives designated as General Managers and above across India's top 500 private companies, top 100 public sector and 100 leading financial sector companies including banks, merchant bankers and FIIs.
On average, corporate decision-makers spend about 20 minutes reading business dailies. The publications are assessed in terms of their ability to involve readers. Among business dailies,
The Economic Timesis the most preferred newspaper, followed by
Some of the other interesting findings that the survey brings out are that, as a newspaper,
The Hinduhas more readership amongst people working in Indian corporate, where as
The Financial Expressenjoys strong readership amongst the Chairmen and Managing Directors.
Business Lineis popular amongst readers in the South and also with people working in the financial sector.