Puducherry has a rich history of media and journalism. During the French rule, several newspapers were published in Puducherry, including the French language newspapers, L'Impartial and La Gazette de Pondichéry. After the French left, Tamil and English language newspapers emerged in Puducherry.
News and Media Profile:
Today, Puducherry has a vibrant media scene, with several newspapers, TV channels, and online media outlets operating in the region. The newspapers published in Puducherry cover local, national, and international news, and include Tamil, English, and French language publications.
Some of the prominent newspapers published in Puducherry include The Hindu, The New Indian Express, Dinakaran, Dinamalar, and Le Courrier de l'Inde. There are also several TV channels that operate in the region, including Tamil language channels like Sun TV and Vijay TV, and English language channels like NDTV and CNN-News18.
In addition to traditional media outlets, Puducherry has a growing online media scene, with several online news portals operating in the region. Some of the prominent online news portals include The News Minute, The Wire, and The Quint.
The government of Puducherry also has its own media outlets, including the All India Radio Puducherry and the Puducherry Doordarshan Kendra, which broadcast news and entertainment programs in Tamil, English, and French languages.
List of News News Papers, Magazines, TV Channels popular in Puducherry available here under this section of Pondicherry Directory.