Jakarta Post ranked second on a list of Indonesia's most popular
newspapers compiled by 4 International Media and Newspaper, as published
on its website www.4imn.com.
According to a Kompas.com
report, the website used three different parameters as benchmarks for
the survey. It uses Alexa traffic rank, Google page rank and a search
engine by the name of Majestic Seo Referring Domains to set the
rankings. The site has guaranteed no intervention happened during the
assessment. It was all purely based on online visits made to each
The list is subject to improvement every six months.
The Post came after Kompas, which ranked first. Republika came in the third position. Ranked in fourth position was Koran Tempo, closely followed by business daily, Bisnis Indonesia.
The top five positions are all occupied by Jakarta-based newspapers. Regional newspaper Suara Merdeka, a Semarang-based newspaper, came in sixth position, closely followed by Bandung-based Pikiran Rakyat in seventh. Banda Aceh-based Serambi came in eighth.(dic)