Date-wise News
Yahoo! India launches special site for 2009 General Elections

Yahoo! India has announced the launch of a new site focused on providing users with up-to-date information on the upcoming 2009 General Elections. Users can access all the election updates at elections.yahoo.in.

exchange4media Staff Apr 1, 2009 9:18 AM

Jack Klues and David Kenny to guest edit exchange4media website

A lot is in store for our readers this week. Apart from detailed coverage on GoaFest 2009, exchange4media brings to its readers international industry stalwarts <b>Jack Klues</b> and <b>David Kenny,</b> who will guest edit the stories to be carried on our website on April 3, 2009. Both Klues and Kenny will also share with our readers their exclusive views on a variety of issues in the form of special editorials.

exchange4media Staff Apr 1, 2009 8:32 AM

Neo Sports complains to ASCI against Ten Sports print ad; ad suspended temporarily

Neo Sports has complained to the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) against an ad of Ten Sports in which the latter claims to be the No. 1 sports channel. The complaint has been upheld by the ASCI Code and the industry body concluded that the claim in the ad was misleading in ambiguity. The ad has been suspended temporarily.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Apr 1, 2009 8:16 AM

CNBC-TV18 in strategic print partnership with Mint

CNBC-TV18 has been keen on strategic print partnership. It was in talks with Financial Times in early 2008, and has now formally announced a partnership with Mint, the business daily from HT Media Ltd. Mint now has two strategic partners, the first being Wall Street Journal.

exchange4media Staff Apr 1, 2009 8:15 AM

Comment: Abby leak – Time for someone to take responsibility

It has happened again. A few results of the Creative Abby have been leaked and the reports have appeared in a prominent pink daily. The obvious attempt is to make sure that the Abby is disgraced and loses its sheen, says Pradyuman Maheshwari even as he suggests a few steps to curb this menace.

Pradyuman Maheshwari Apr 1, 2009 8:13 AM

Ad Club Cochin announces winners of Pepper Awards 2009

The Advertising Club Cochin has announced the winners of its annual creative award competition, Pepper 2009. Mudra South bagged the Agency of the Year Award in the third edition of Pepper Awards. Mathrubhumi won the Advertiser of the Year Award.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Apr 1, 2009 8:09 AM

Guest Column Retrofit: Kampani and Raju – different treatment

Making a case for an efficient nodal agency and system to fight white collar crime in India, veteran journalist <b>Sandeep Bamzai</b> brings out the different treatment meted out to major Dalal Street player Nimesh Kampani and the disgraced Ramalinga Raju of Satyam Computers.

Sandeep Bamzai Apr 1, 2009 8:08 AM

Fisheye Creative Solutions gets cracking on Levi’s

Fisheye Creative Solutions has bagged the creative duties to work on four campaigns for Levi’s. It is currently working on the Live Unbuttoned Campaign featuring Akshay Kumar. It may be noted here that JWT continues to be the AOR for Levi’s and has worked on the earlier Live Unbuttoned campaign with Akshay Kumar.

Tuhina Anand Apr 1, 2009 8:06 AM

GoaFest 2009: With one more day to go, preparations reach a feverish pitch

GoaFest 2009 is all set to kick off with the Industry Leadership Conclave on April 2, 2009. Cavelossim Beach has become the hotbed of activities as it gears up to welcome the delegates. Creative Abby, that has registered an increase in its entries, has seen action in the press even before the Festival begins. Registrations are on full swing too.

Noor Fathima Warsia Apr 1, 2009 8:05 AM

After over 30 years, Bajaj Auto goes missing from India Today’s back cover

A sales deal ending usually doesn’t make much of a difference, but when a 30-year old relation ceases, it gets the industry talking. That is what the latest issue of India Today has managed – the back page of the India Today English magazine, that housed Bajaj Auto for the last three decades, saw a new advertiser in Raymond in the latest issue. It is understood that the ties were severed over ‘commercial issues’ disagreement, and that the back page would now see another major automobile player soon.

Noor Fathima Warsia Apr 1, 2009 8:04 AM

Structural changes at TME from April 2009

TME, the media arm of Rediffusion Y&R, has effected senior level changes in its structure. Dinesh Vyas has been given the charge of the Mumbai office, while the role of National Buying Head that was left vacant when Divya Radhakrishnan was made President of the organisation, has been assigned to Imran Karim.

Noor Fathima Warsia Apr 1, 2009 8:03 AM