Shanta Saikia

Budget 2014: Rs 100 cr allocated to boost growth of community radio

The fresh infusion of funds is expected to aid in the setting up of 600 new community radio stations across the country

Sneh Broadcasting ventures into news space with News 30 channel

Sneh Broadcasting, which runs devotional channel Adhyatm TV, has bought MediaGuru's licence to launch the new channel. Vipul Krishna Goswami is the MD...

Manu Joseph quits Open magazine as Editor-in-Chief

This news has been confirmed by Joseph on his Facebook page, where he has written that he will continue as interim editor until a new editor is appoin...

Manu Joseph quits Open magazine as Editor-in-Chief

This news has been confirmed by Joseph on his Facebook page, where he has written that he will continue as interim editor until a new editor is appoin...

India TV adopts a contemporary outlook with new logo

The brief for the new logo included positioning India TV as a contemporary network with an international look, and signifying a large company in terms...

Roughly 20% of our revenues globally come from digital: Tim Sutton

The serious dollar now is in helping companies to become publishers of their own material across multiple platforms & engaging with audiences directly...

Option Designs bags creative duties of Sansui Mobile

The Gurgaon-based agency has won the account following a multi-agency pitch that took place during end of July

Publicis Omnicom Group is a merger of 'unequals': Sir Martin Sorrell

According to the WPP Chief, an organisational structure, where there is a co-chairman or rotating chairman, won't work in the long-term. Strategically...

Reporter's Diary: Of acquisitions, a JV & threat of a shutdown

While strategic acquisitions & partnerships point to optimism still intact in slowdown times, shutting down of an established entity forces one to tak...

Creative Thinks Media creates radio road block for Victory Ace

The road block was carried out across five FM stations simultaneously – Oye FM, Hitz FM, Radio One, Radio City and Red FM

Aman Gupta puts in his papers as CEO of Imprimis PR

Gupta quits Imprimis PR after a 13-year stint. Though his next destination is not known, healthcare communication will remain Gupta’s core area

Reliance MediaWorks assigns PR mandate to Aurum Media

Aurum Media will handle Reliance MediaWorks’ film services and Big Cinema, apart from corporate PR

Apollo Hospitals' media biz to Mindshare

The client was earlier working with several agencies. Apollo Hospitals has also appointed Lowe Lintas as its creative agency on record

Apollo Hospitals consolidates media biz with Mindshare

The client was earlier working with several agencies. Apollo Hospitals has also appointed Lowe Lintas as its creative agency on record

Reporter’s Diary: A tragic catalyst of change

A long-suffering nation says enough is enough and the media is actively supporting it, perhaps a lot of good will emerge from this monstrous attack

Quick five with ZigWheels’ Akshay Chaturvedi

“Digital is an important influencer & brands should look at appropriate messaging through innovative campaigns online,” says ZigWheels’ Business Head

Mantras to be the CEO of your own life: Anthony A Rose

The VP – Corporate Affairs, Walmart Hong Kong talks about his new book ‘Daddy’s Logic’ and how it can help people ‘Dream big, but do bigger’

Reporter’s Diary: Of Skyfall & blank TV screens

Ready or not, digitisation is here to stay, but for those homes yet to receive STBs, it will be a dark Diwali, at least on their television screens

Stocktaking in 4 metros on digitisation eve

While the I&B Ministry puts the digitisation coverage at 89%, there are still some pockets of resistance where digitisation process is under the cloud

Word-of-mouth push for Star Dental’s India foray

The company has a comprehensive media strategy in place involving print, radio, social media & region-specific media vehicles

"Content is king, but with many kingdoms:

According to B Saikumar, Group CEO, Network18, the biggest challenge for media professionals is to ensure their brands straddle media & geographies

Being afraid of data is being short-sighted: Sheldon Monteiro

“Everything is now connected consumerism. While relationships have been digitised, human expectations have not,” says the Global CTO of SapientNitro

Reporter’s Diary: Why the world needs more Malalas

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai might just be the catalyst that could bring about a sea change in the neighbouring nation, feels Shanta Saikia

timesdeal initiates first ever brand campaign

Print is being used to generate maximum impact; it is being supported by online display & search ads