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Madhyamam Daily

Madhyamam (meaning Medium) is a Malayalam newspaper published from Kerala, India, since 1987. It is India's first international newspaper. It was founded in 1987 by the Ideal Publications Trust. It has nine editions in India (seven in Kerala and one each in Mangalore and Bangalore) and its Persian Gulf edition Gulf Madhyamam has nine in the Middle East. According to Indian Readership Survey 2009 and IRS 2010 Q4, it is the fourth popular newspaper in Kerala with a readership of 904,000 readers. The newspaper and its team of journalists have secured nearly ninety awards including Ramnath Goenka Journalism Award, Statesman Award for Rural Reporting, PUCL Journalism Award for Human Rights, ESR World Journalism Prize and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) Developing Asia Journalism Award. The newspaper has exposed multiple stories of land encroachments, farming frauds, and malpractices in the name of assisted fertility. It also exposed an alleged kidney racket in tribal settlements in Idukki district of Kerala prompting a public outcry followed by an in-depth investigation by both the state government and the Indian Medical Association (IMA) into the incident. ()

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Fischer | Data Science ID: NEWSPAPERS:1960, Added: 07/15/2019