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Lokesh Tiwary quits Rediffusion Group; company looks inwards for replacements?blur=25

Lokesh Tiwary, who was the Group President of Rediffusion PR and CEO, Showdiff Worldwide, has decided to move on from the Group. His role is now divided – while Divya Radhakrishnan, President, TME has been given the addition mandate of Rediffusion PR, Conrad Saldanha will once again take on the responsibility of Showdiff.

exchange4media Staff Jun 19, 2009 7:55 AM

Lifeline to launch its India edition?blur=25

Lifeline, the only magazine dedicated to the voice of charity in United States, will be launching its India edition sometime towards the end of this year. Robin Raina Foundation (RRF) is the promoter of this coffee table publication.

Vinod Behl Jun 19, 2009 7:54 AM

RAM Rambling: Unique week for Radio Mirchi: number one in all four RAM markets?blur=25

It is one of those rare weeks for the radio measurement, where RAM data shows one player, Radio Mirchi, emerge top seed across all four available RAM markets - Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata.

Robin Thomas Jun 19, 2009 7:53 AM

Guest Column Newsmanic: If Dhoni has killed our World Cup chances, we are all co-accused in the murder?blur=25

Our channels take any defeat badly, but cricket defeats are especially personal. Not only are the endless hours of hype wasted, the channels are short-changed on easy content by a few days. Criminal dereliction of national duty on the cricketers’ part... The problem is, cricket is moving in a new direction and all our arguments and debates are getting outdated fast. The question is not anymore about how much cricket to play, whether to play for money or honour, etc etc... writes veteran journalist B V Rao.

BV Rao Jun 19, 2009 7:52 AM

Facsimile editions welcome, but not seen making any dent to business genre?blur=25

Courtesy some of the recent government norms, the facsimile editions of at least two renowned business publications - Wall Street Journal and Financial Times – would be available for Indian readers. Media observers state that though these publications would manage to attract the upper SEC business reader’ attention, they won’t make an impact on the business genre per se.

exchange4media Staff Jun 19, 2009 7:51 AM

Carat bags Nokia global media AoR; Maxus stays on for India?blur=25

The global media pitch for Nokia has finally completed, and the mobile device maker has decided to partner with Aegis Media’s Carat as the “single global media partner to handle its media planning and buying”. Nokia had to alter the decision for India though, where the transition period has been extended, and the account continues to be with Maxus. The situation is the same for Middle East/North Africa too, where Mediacom would continue to service the account.

Noor Fathima Warsia Jun 19, 2009 7:49 AM

VLCC appoints O&M as its creative agency; ac size Rs 10 cr?blur=25

O&M will be the new creative partner for the beauty and health care brand VLCC. Till now, the incumbent agency Equus Red Cell was handling the personal and health care product line of VLCC. According to sources close to the development, the combined worth of the account is estimated to be an upwards of Rs 10 crore.

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Jun 19, 2009 7:49 AM

<b>Prabhakar Mundkur</b>, Chief Executive Officer, PerceptH?blur=25

Scam ads have became a global phenomenon ever since they were promoted by a few creative directors many years ago. Small countries like Singapore led the charge towards scamming, thanks to some influential creative directors who were placed there. The justification for scam ads was that it pushes the envelope on creativity and keeps creative people happy. Advertising is perhaps the only art that encourages scam for recognition by the profession. You can't win an Oscar with a scam film. It has to be real.

exchange4media Staff Jun 19, 2009 12:00 AM