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2014 vs 2019: Here's a look at how political advertising shapes in LS polls

This year, on TV, regional parties Telugu Desam and YSR Congress - both from Andhra Pradesh - covered 77% ad insertion share

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As the country gears up for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, here’s a look at how shapes in comparison to 2014

Television has increased in popularity for It commanded 55 per cent share of medium in March 2019, as against 48 per cent in March 2014. Television’s gain has been radio’s loss, as the additional 7 per cent has come from the audio medium, while print remained constant at 5 per cent share. This year, on TV, regional parties Telugu Desam and YSR — both from Andhra Pradesh — covered 77 per cent ad insertion share.

Telugu Desam alone had more than 60 per cent ad insertion share in March 2019. was 3rd with 7 per cent share and on 4th with 4 per cent share.

In print, the and the were neck-on-neck in terms ad insertion share wherein Congress had an upper hand with 23 per cent share followed by the with 21 per cent share.

BJP, however, was miles ahead of other parties when it came to ad insertions on radio, commanding an 88 per cent share. The Congress had a share of 2 per cent, while Aam Aadmi Party had a share of 4 per cent.

Source: AdEx INDIA

First Published: Wed, April 10 2019. 01:08 IST