Saras Sethi appointed COO of Divya Bhaskar

At Divya Bhaskar, Saras Sethi is replacing Jagdish Sharma, who will, however, continue to be with the Dainik Bhaskar group

Reporter's Diary: Apologise-Or-We-Walk-Out attitude!

Correspondent Nitin Pandey introspects on the role of media in a rapidly changing scenario and whether Justice Katju’s remarks are justified&hel...

Usha Intl assigns media duties to LMG; ac size Rs 25 cr

The win comes on the back of a multi-agency pitch involving MPG, MEC and Madison, besides LMG. ZenithOptimedia is the incumbent media agency.

Al Jazeera to finalise marketing & ad agency soon

With Al Jazeera gearing up for a massive marketing campaign, they are in talks with main line marketing agencies as well as ad agencies. The process s...

Al Jazeera English reaches India via Dish TV

In December 2010, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) granted a down-linking license to Al Jazeera English. While the group will contin...

Reporter’s Diary: The ‘danda’ way of Justice Katju...

The no-nonsense, proactive ways of the new Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju has left correspondent Nitin Pandey deeply impresse...

IRS 2011 Q2: Travel magazines grow by 31 pc over 2009 R1

The average issue readership (AIR) of the travel magazines genre has gone up by 31 per cent over 2009 R1 and by 12 per cent over 2010 Q2. Bhraman tops...

IRS 2011 Q2: Auto/cars magazine segment grows by 16 pc over 2009 R1

With magazines ‘Auto Car’ and ‘Overdrive’ leading the genre, the AIR of the Auto/Cars segment has grown by 2 per cent over las...

‘Dare’ drops print edition; goes digital

Within four years of its launch, ‘Dare’, the monthly magazine from CyberMedia Group, has dropped its print edition. The October edition, w...

IRS 2011 Q2: Growth restored for dailies in Uttarakhand

Adding almost 2.2 lakh average issue readership (AIR), top six dailies have seen growth restored in the Uttarakhand market as per the IRS 2011 Q2 resu...

IRS 2011 Q2: Barring Bartaman, AIR declines for Bengali dailies in WB

It has certainly not been a good quarter for dailies in West Bengal. While Ananda Bazar Patrika, the leader in the space, has lost 4.74 lakh over the...

IRS 2011 Q2: Not much cheer for dailies in Hyderabad

As per the Indian Readership Survey 2011 Q2 results, topline dailies in English, Telugu and Urdu languages have seen decline in their average issue re...

Euro RSCG wins creative business of Nimbus Sport’s World Hockey Series

Euro RSCG has won the creative duties of Nimbus Sport’s World Hockey Series. The win comes on the back of a closely contested multi-agency pitch...

IRS 2011 Q2: All is not well for regional languages

Contrary to the general perception, readership trends are not very promising for all language daily genres. A look at the topline trends of all 11 reg...

Euro RSCG wins creative business of Nimbus Sport’s World Hockey Series

Euro RSCG has won the creative business of Nimbus Sport’s World Hockey Series. The win comes after a fiercely fought multi-agency pitch. As a pa...

IRS 2011 Q2: Barring Lokmat & Daily Sakal, a gloomy year for Marathi dailies

As per the IRS 2011 Q2 results, the Marathi newspaper market has continued to see decline in AIR of most dailies. However, amid decline, the top two d...

IRS 2011 Q2: Ajit sees growth amid declining AIR for Punjabi dailies

The upcoming State Assembly elections in Punjab may give the much needed fillip to the Punjabi newspaper market, but for now, the Indian Readership Su...

IRS 2011 Q2: No respite for Urdu dailies, plagued by decline

All four Urdu dailies surveyed by Hansa Research have seen a decline in their average issue readership (AIR) over the previous quarter as per the IRS...

IRS 2011 Q2: Business dailies consolidate readership

The top three business dailies – Economic Times, Mint and Business Standard – have witnessed growth in their AIR in IRS 2011 Q2 as compare...

IRS 2011 Q2: Q-o-Q growth restored for India Today, Outlook, The Week

India Today, Outlook and The Week have reported positive growth as compared to last quarter. Readers Digest, Femina and Business Today have also been...

IRS 2011 Q2: Top 4 Hindi dailies add 36.55 lakh readers over last year

Dainik Jagran, followed by Dainik Bhaskar, Hindustan and Amar Ujala, have witnessed growth in AIR over last year as well as over the previous quarter....

IRS 2011 Q2: Decline continues for Tamil publications

Five out of six topline Tamil dailies have witnessed decline in average issue readership (AIR) as compared to the corresponding period last year. Howe...

NBT fortifies base in NCR, launches Greater Noida edition

With this, Navbharat Times has gone hyper local in the region, adding 8-pages dedicated to local content with the mainline newspaper. The cover price...

India News to launch three Hindi regional channels

Along with the addition of the three Hindi news channels, the India News Group is also planning to venture into the English news space. Also, going fo...