Date-wise News
Vodafone media biz update: Maxus to continue servicing the account for now?blur=25

There is more clarity on the global development of Vodafone’s decision to rest its media duties with OMD Worldwide. As was reported earlier today, the transition period of the business is uncertain, and Vodafone officials have issued a statement reiterating that. A Vodafone spokesperson told exchange4media, “There would be a longish transition period in India, during which our existing agency would continue to service the account.”<br> <a href=http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/fullstory.asp?section_id=1&news_id=35737&tag=31509&pict=0 target=_blank><b>OMD wins Vodafone’s global media biz; changes to take place in India too</b></a>

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 31, 2009 5:47 PM

Tata Motors top automobile advertiser in print in H1 ’09: AdEx Analysis?blur=25

Tata Motors Ltd was the top automobile advertiser in print during January-July ’09, while Bajaj XCD 135 DTS-Si topped the list of new automobile brands advertised in print during this period. High advertising share of automobile brands was seen on metro newspapers during the first half of 2009.

exchange4media Staff Aug 31, 2009 7:49 AM

Square Circle Outdoors executes OOH campaign for Tata Photon+?blur=25

Tata Teleservices Maharashtra Ltd (TTML), which recently launched its Tata Photon+ service in Nagpur, has unveiled an innovative campaign to support the launch. The campaign, executed by Square Circle Outdoors, can be see at locations like Tuli Mall, Shankar Nagar, Rahate Colony, and Eternity Mall in Nagpur.

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Aug 31, 2009 7:47 AM

RAM Rambling: Radio Mirchi continues its lead in Mumbai?blur=25

The 19-week trend from week 15 to week 33, as per RAM data for the Mumbai market, all people 12 years and above and all places of listening, shows Radio Mirchi in the top spot, way ahead of its nearest rival Red FM. Also vying for the second slot in a close fight are Big FM, Radio City, Fever FM and Air FM2 Gold.

Robin Thomas Aug 31, 2009 7:47 AM

OgilvyAction roped in for CarPlus’ retail promotional business?blur=25

Following a multi-agency pitch, Lucas Indian Services Ltd (part of the TVS Group), has decided on OgilvyAction to handle retail promotional business for its venture CarPlus, which is into organised car accessory retail.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Aug 31, 2009 7:46 AM

Mixed Media:  Who decides what makes for news??blur=25

Media owners and editors needn’t get defensive about dumbing down their newspapers and channels. For, current affairs can be as much of an insight into what’s happening in politics and government as it is with the latest on how a Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor are doing, writes Pradyuman Maheshwari.

Pradyuman Maheshwari Aug 31, 2009 7:45 AM

Global economic crisis reverberates in BBC World News’ ‘Aftershock’?blur=25

BBC World News has embarked on one of its most extensive programming initiatives, ‘Aftershock’, for which it has collaborated with BBC World Service and BBC.com. The initiative marks a year of the global recession. Richard Porter, Director – News Content, BBC World News speaks exclusively to exchange4media on the significance of ‘Aftershock’.

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 31, 2009 7:44 AM

Amar Ujala’s Shashi Shekhar replaces Mrinal Pande as Editor-in-Chief of Hindustan?blur=25

Mrinal Pande has put in her papers as Editor-in-Chief of Hindustan. Replacing her is Shashi Shekhar, who has been Group Editor & President – Editorial, Amar Ujala Publications.

exchange4media Staff Aug 31, 2009 7:44 AM

India grows in INMA: Ravi Dhariwal first Asian VP for INMA Worldwide?blur=25

India is fast gaining prominence in the INMA order. Today, INMA has a South Asian board that had met for the first time in Delhi on August 26, 2009. BCCL’s Ravi Dhariwal has been moved from his position as President, Asia, for INMA to Vice President, INMA Worldwide, while and Mid-Day’s Tariq Ansari is now President, Asia. In conversation with exchange4media, INMA CEO Earl J Wilkinson said there were many growth stories in India that were soon going on the global stage.

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 31, 2009 7:43 AM

OMD wins Vodafone’s global media biz; changes to take place in India too?blur=25

Global telecom major Vodafone has decided to partner with OMD for its global media business. Sources close to the situation informed that the changes would take place in India as well, and this meant a dent to Maxus India that has been the custodian of the Vodafone business for several years now. The transition period of the business, however, is still uncertain.

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 31, 2009 7:42 AM