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January 24, 2014
Interfax is most cited Russian information agency in foreign and Russian press - 2013 figures

Interfax continues to be the most cited Russian information agency in the leading foreign and Russian press in 2013, the Factiva international press and SCAN databases show. The Factiva archive includes thousands of leading news and business sources from 200 countries and the SCAN database contains around 14,000 sources.

The ranking for citations in the international press of the three top Russian information agencies (Interfax, RIA Novosti and ITAR TASS) in 2013 include the following categories:

- Major international information agencies: Reuters, Dow Jones, AFP, DPA, EFE, ANSA, Xinhua

- BBC radio stations

- US Newspapers

- UK Newspapers

- German press (excluding information agencies)

- French press (excluding information agencies)

Research on citations in the Russian press were based on SCAN.

The ranking was compiled according to the following categories:

- All Russian press (4,149 sources represented in the SCAN system). To ensure data objectivity and accuracy, citations in the agencies‘ own publications were excluded. In addition, the search also excluded blogs, internet resources and media monitoring.

- Central and federal printed press in Russia (the 485 most authoritative newspapers and magazines)

- Federal mass media (there were 227 sources including Channel One, Rossiya television channel, NTV, Ren-TV, TVC, Russia Radio, Mayak Radio, Voice of Russia Radio, Ekho Moskvy Radio, Russian News Service Radio, Radio Vesti-FM, Radio City-FM, Radio Kommersant-FM and others)

- Regional printed publications in the most densely populated Russian regions (Bashkortostan, Volgograd region, Voronezh region, Irkutsk region, Kemerovo region, Krasnodar territory, Krasnoyarsk territory, Nizhny Novgorod region, Novosibirsk region, Perm territory, Primorye territory, Rostov region, Samara region, St. Petersburg, Saratov region, Sverdlovsk region, Tatarstan, Khabarovsk territory, Chelyabinsk region; total - 1196 sources).

International Press

Interfax topped the ranking for the most cited of the three leading Russian information agencies in the international press, compiled from an analysis of foreign press publications from the Factiva archive.

In the major international information agency category, Interfax achieved the highest number of citations in all agencies and sources.

Ranking of citations in international information agencies

01.01.12-31.12.13

Sources Interfax RIA Novosti ITAR TASS
Reuters newswires (in English) 443 200 100
Dow Jones newswires (in English) 730 84 17
AFP (in French) 731 449 282
DPA-AFX (in German) 865 73 96
BBC, former Soviet Union (in English) 4206 1468 100
EFE Newswires (in Spanish) 754 214 30
ANSA (in Italian) 317 105 150
Xinhua News Agency (in English) 153 58 58

Source: Factiva

Foreign Press

The Factiva archive shows that US papers cited Interfax 872 times between January 1 2013 and December 31 2013. They cited RIA Novosti 578 times and ITAR TASS 227 times.

UK papers cited Interfax 573 times, RIA Novosti 301 times and ITAR TASS 161 times.

The German press, excluding information agencies, cited Interfax 2,380 times, ITAR TASS 507 times and RIA Novosti 170 times.

The French press, with the exception of information agencies, cited Interfax 618 times in 2013, RIA Novosti - 323 times and ITAR TASS - 235 times.

Ranking of citations in the foreign press

01.01.2012 - 31.12.2013

Interfax RIA Novosti ITAR-TASS
U.S. newspapers (in English) 872 578 227
UK newspapers (in English) 573 301 161
German press (in German), excluding information agencies 2380 170 507
French press (in French), excluding information agencies 618 323 235

Source: Factiva

RUSSIAN PRESS

Ranking of citations in the press according to SCAN

All Russian press

(excluding online publications)

01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 171 773
2. RIA Novosti 166 669
3. ITAR TASS 115 952

Central and federal printed publications

01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 7 639
2. RIA Novosti 6 363
3. ITAR TASS 3 424

Federal mass media

01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 78 032
2. ITAR TASS 70 483
3. RIA Novosti 68 890

Regional printed publications

01.01.2013-31.12.2013

Bashkortostan

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 318
2. RIA Novosti 97
3. ITAR TASS 64

Volgograd region

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 216
2. RIA Novosti 73
3. ITAR TASS 21

Voronezh region

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 117
2. RIA Novosti 32
3. ITAR TASS 21

Irkutsk region

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 244
2. RIA Novosti 94
3. ITAR TASS 77

Kemerovo region

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 42
2. RIA Novosti 35
3. ITAR TASS 27

Krasnodar territory

¹ Source Number of documents
1. RIA Novosti 106
2. ITAR TASS 56
3. Interfax 43

Krasnoyarsk territory

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 342
2. RIA Novosti 178
3. ITAR TASS 37

Nizhny Novgorod region

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 128
2. RIA Novosti 45
3. ITAR TASS 21

Novosibirsk region

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 473
2. RIA Novosti 120
3. ITAR TASS 38

Perm territory

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 81
2. RIA Novosti 33
3. ITAR TASS 14

Primorye territory

¹ Source Number of documents
1. RIA Novosti 582
2. Interfax 467
3. ITAR TASS 103

Rostov region

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 905
2. RIA Novosti 272
3. ITAR TASS 127

Samara region

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 1 036
2. RIA Novosti 82
3. ITAR TASS 40

St. Petersburg

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 1 839
2. RIA Novosti 746
3. ITAR TASS 447

Saratov region

¹ Source Number of documents
1. RIA Novosti 99
2. Interfax 96
3. ITAR TASS 36

Sverdlovsk region

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 565
2. ITAR TASS 103
3. RIA Novosti 40

Tatarstan

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 521
2. RIA Novosti 176
3. ITAR TASS 56

Khabarovsk territory

¹ Source Number of documents
1. Interfax 99
2. RIA Novosti 22
3. ITAR TASS 4

Chelyabinsk region

¹ Source Number of documents
1. RIA Novosti 27
2. Interfax 20
3. ITAR TASS 19

Source: SCAN

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