Finalists and shortlists in the Interactive and Design categories for the One Show 2009 have been announced. In all, 13 Indian agencies have made it to the Design finalist and shortlist, while only two Indian agencies have made it to the Interactive finalist list. One Show 2009 will be held during the One Show Festival to be held on May 4-8, 2009.
The Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards will be held in Delhi on April 13, 2009. The Awards celebrate excellence in journalism, recognise courage and commitment and showcase outstanding contributions and individuals every year. The Awards were instituted by The Express Group as part of the centenary year celebrations of founder Ramnath Goenka.
Financial Chronicle has a date with the National Capital on April 14, 2009. Priced at Rs 2, the financial daily is entering the Delhi market to ‘make a difference’. In a market already crowded with quite a few established players, is there space for more? exchange4media poses this question to a few media players.
With the Lok Sabha elections just a few days away, poll-related coverage on TV channels has reached a crescendo. Regional news channels in the South, too, have come up with an exhaustive content line-up to cover every facet of the polls. exchange4media takes a look at what’s in store.
10 times rise in the number of brands advertised in print was seen during 2008, compared to 1999. ‘IIPM’ was the top brand in print during 2008, and ‘UTI’ in 1999. Tata Motors Ltd had three of the Top 10 new brands advertised in print during 2008. English language magazines were the top contributors in 1999 and 2008.
Jarnail Singh has been soundly condemned by journalists for shaming the profession when he crossed the line between journalism and activism. But my embarrassment as a journalist began much before Singh tossed his shoe, with deliberate miscalculation, into an empty chair two places away from P Chidambaram, says a candid BV Rao.
The Times of India celebrates its first anniversary in Chennai this April. The much hyped launch of TOI in Chennai last year had created quite a stir and jolted the status quo of newspaper readership in the city. TOI Chennai has now launched its official website focussing on local content to mark its first anniversary.
Sanjib Dey, Executive Vice-President, Saatchi & Saatchi Delhi, has elevated to President of the agency. In his new role, Dey will have a pan-India responsibility. He will be based out of Delhi and will continue to work closely with Kamal Basu, CEO, Saatchi & Saatchi India.